May 2017

Imbaliktad 1

Imbaliktad

Imbaliktad is an Ilocano dish made with medium rare stir fried beef on garlic, onion, ginger and vinegar I had tried this before when I used to live in Baguio City but never knew its name until recently. It is one of those dishes that we always cook during my...

Yakitori Izakaya (Minato-ku, Osaka, Japan) 4

Yakitori Izakaya (Minato-ku, Osaka, Japan)

After a full day at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan on our way back to Osakako Station while walking we saw this Yakitori place just near the platform entrance, we were thinking whether to have our dinner here or grab something near to where we stayed in Central Osaka but after looking...

Blueberry Creme Brulee 1

Blueberry Creme Brulee

Blueberry Creme Brulee is a custard dessert with blueberries prepared by water bath baking then finished by torching sugar crystals on top Creme Brulee is a custard dessert prepared by water bath baking then finished by torching sugar crystals on top creating a hard-caramel topping. On its simplest form, it...

Steak in Mushroom Miso Sauce 1

Steak in Mushroom Miso Sauce

Steak in Mushroom Miso Sauce is a simple steak of beef that uses a popular Japanese ingredient to flavour its gravy, the miso Yōshoku is a term for Western-influenced cooking in Japan and some good examples of it are Omuraisu (Omelette Rice), Hayashiraisu (Hashed Beef with Rice), Kareraisu (Curry Rice), Korokke...


Coda alla Vaccinara 1

Coda alla Vaccinara

Coda alla vaccinara is a type of Roman dish made with oxtail, vegetables and lots of celery. The name does not do justice to this dish, for non-Italians like me it sounds like a medicine or something clinical, it is nowhere near that in fact it is the opposite, this...

Tsukiji Sushi Sen (Tsukiji, Tokyo, Japan)

These are what my dreams are made of and luckily it became a reality, dining in here where the freshest catch of the day is sold on sushi/sashimi restaurants like this. It was early in the morning when we visited this place and we dined in on the oddest time...

Butternut Squash and Chorizo Salad 1

Butternut Squash and Chorizo Salad

Butternut Squash and Chorizo Salad is a salad prepared with roasted butternut, onions, chorizo and tomatoes dressed with maple viniagrette With chunky butternut squash and chorizo pieces this is one of the meatiest and filling salads you will ever have. A perfect combination of different textures and flavours from the...

Tonjiru 1

Tonjiru

Tonjiru is a loaded version of miso soup – with thinly sliced pork, tofu, mushrooms and vegetable it has everything sorted for you. If you love miso you will love this even better, it’s like a loaded version of miso soup -with thinly sliced pork, tofu, mushrooms and vegetable it...

Must Try Food in Japan

If I can list all the Japanese food I would but if we limit it to 18 items here is it. This perhaps this is quite the hardest Must Try Food list I have to make because this is one of my favourite cuisine and most of the food in...