Category: Free Style

Grilled Salmon Fins

I am not sure if this specific cut of salmon is sold in the country you live in but in New Zealand this is quite popular in Asian shops and even some supermarkets started selling them. Salmon fins basically is the bottom fin of the salmon removed during the filleting...

Broccoli and Prawn Sambal Stir Fry

Tired of the usual boring taste of Asian stir fries? I remember one of my friends had this issue before hence he stopped eating Chinese food for a while because most Chinese stir fries for him just tasted like sesame oil. Now because of that I too had been feeling...

Beef and Tendon Curry

In search for making the best curry at home landed me in creating this Ang Sarap Original recipe, the best curry I made to date and its more than phenomenal! Just imagine Fork tender fatty beef brisket and gelatinous melt in your mouth beef tendons on a creamy spicy coconut...

Choy Sum Clam Stir Fry

Freestyling again today and now I am tasked to make a very tasty vegetable dish and I know just how to achieve that. Usually green leafy vegetables are quite bitter, and some are quite tasteless, we are going to change that today by giving the humble choy sum a big...

Beef Cheeks in Red Wine Casserole

Another simple recipe for today, all you need is basically set and forget, the only problem is that it will smell really good in your kitchen you might get impatient. Beef Cheeks in Red Wine Casserole is our recipe for today, basically it’s a simple seared beef cheeks cooked with...

Blueberry, Dark Chocolate and Banana Bread

Its clean up your pantry day and I have some dark chocolate tablets from Philippines and frozen blueberries to use. Was thinking of how to utilize both and remembered that it can go really well with a banana bread base mixture which is very versatile. I do have a trusted...

Spiced Grilled Fish

It’s still cold here in New Zealand but there is no stopping me to grill a good piece of fish fillet, for you in the Northern Hemisphere there are no excuses as its still considered summer and this dish is perfect for that time of the year especially when you...

Gochujang Eggplant and Pork

Another freestyle recipe this time its inspired by many East Asian cuisines. Several weeks ago, we bought this Gochujang as my daughter was craving for some Tteokbokki, and like many of our ingredients in the pantry they tend to be one off use hence we have this freestyle series so...

Pork Leg, Lentil, Peas and Bean Stew

I don’t know why for Asians slowly cooked pork leg and trotters sounds so delicious, the mere thought of it may make us drool, it’s like the same effect for Westerners when they think about rib eye. It must be the texture we grew up with, melting fat and very...

Salted Egg Yardlong Beans and Scallops

Another day to clear out our pantry, another day for another ad hoc dish that gave a very surprising result. With my leftover scallops and a bunch of string beans/yardlong beans all we need is a sauce that can make it shine. Soy sauce, oyster sauce, hoisin sauce and tomato...