November 2021

17 Recipes featuring Miso

Everyone knows Miso as a soup but do you know you can use this as an ingredient in many dishes? With its rich umami taste, this funky Japanese fermented soybean paste is one component you should consider when prepping up for your future meals as it brightens up and intensifies...

Chinese Daikon, Carrot, and Tomato Beef Stew

It’s not the typical stew that you know of! Chinese Daikon, Carrot, and Tomato Beef Stew is a type of beef stew cooked with tomatoes, daikon radish and carrots seasoned with Asian aromatics and spices such as ginger, orange peel and star anise giving it a unique taste. There are...

Ginisang Mustasa

If you are a fan of bitter vegetable dishes then give this one a shot! Ginisang Mustasa is a Filipino vegetable dish of stir-fried mustard greens with egg sauteed with onions, garlic and tomatoes. A perfect side dish to any grilled meats or seafood. If you love bitter vegetables then...

Gians Sorbetes

At last, a commercial Filipino Sorbetes in New Zealand! And I had tried 5 flavours out of their 16-flavour range. This is quite impressive, a milestone for Filipino cuisine here in New Zealand. Flavours are truly Filipino where they offer ube, jackfruit, avocado, lemongrass ginger, dulce de leche, black coconut,...

12 Chicken Breast Recipes that you will surely love

Chicken breast can be really boring, I think everyone can agree to that. If it was not prepared properly then what you will have is a dry tasteless hard meat that will closely resemble a thick sliced bread. It has that bad reputation hence it one of the least chosen...


Chicken Embutido

Chicken Embutido is a type of sausage made with chicken meat but rather than being wrapped in a casing, it holds in shape by its packaging. Almost similar to meatloaf where it is accompanied by a variety of ingredients such as peppers, raisins, carrots, cheese, bread crumbs and pickles. It...

Adobo de Campesino

The adobo without the soy sauce and sugar, instead it is replaced with annatto and fish sauce. Adobo de Campesino is an old Filipino adobo variety from Southern Luzon prepared with pork cooked in annatto oil and vinegar with legumes and lots of garlic. Adobo de Campesino is one of...

Oxtail, Apricot and Prune Tagine

Sweet, Sour, Savoury and Spicy but not hot, this is one of the tastiest dishes you will ever try. Oxtail, Apricot and Prune Tagine is a Moroccan inspired dish of fall of the bone oxtails slowly braised with apricot, prunes and almond infused with spices such as turmeric, saffron, cinnamon,...

Lumpiang Pabasa

The lumpia without meat and its crispy outer wrap. Lumpiang Pabasa is a popular Holy Week dish in Rizal Province, Philippines made with stir fried vegetables like jicama, carrots, tofu, sweet potatoes, green beans and cabbage in a sauce made with peanut butter and annatto extract. What we are featuring...

Mixed Berries and Chocolate Muffins

Freestyling some muffins today! Mixed Berries and Chocolate Muffins is a type of muffin prepared with frozen mixed berries like raspberry, blueberry, blackberry and strawberry together with mini chocolate chips then drizzled with melted chocolate bar. Leftover day again, this time I am using bits and pieces of mixed berries...