Category: Free Style

Cauliflower, Squash, Coconut & Lentil Curry

Freestyling again now it’s with different vegetables I never had used together since I started cooking, this means it’s out of my comfort zone since I never experienced combining these vegetables together. Cauliflower, I usually use for chopseuy; Squash, I usually use for pinakbet; Lentils, I use them barely but...

Anchovy and Bacon Fried Cabbage

Most of the times cabbage dishes are boring, who even eat this thing? Its tasteless, its lifeless and it’s usually the unwanted side dish so why bother cooking it at all? I am not a fan of this vegetable but I do cook them once in a while as an...

Snapper in Mango Sauce

Fried fish is good but sometimes can get boring especially when you have it on a regular basis. Back home this is a reality as it a staple in most household due to its affordability. But what if it gets too boring? or what if you want to extend that...

Asparagus and Minced Pork Stir Fry

There is nothing better than leaving office at 4:30 PM , arriving home at 5:00 PM, prepare dinner and eat around 5:30PM then at 6:00 PM you’re done, all you need is to enjoy the summer days until the sun sets at 8:30 PM. I love this lifestyle, loving it...

Sweet Potato and Chicken Curry

Freestyling again today so nothing much to say with this dish, basically like most of my freestyle dishes ingredients are made with what I randomly see in our fridge and pantry from leftovers I had from past dishes I prepared. So what we are preparing today is a chicken curry...

Steak with Garlic Butter

You can prepare your steak in many ways, with butter sauce, mushroom sauce, caramelized onions, miso, cream and tomato sauce to name some, while they are good in their own ways sometimes you just want steak as it is, salted, peppered and lightly buttered so you can enjoy beef on...

Clam and Vegetable Fritters

You won’t believe I made this dish with leftover vegetables I have on my bin, with a bit of squash, cabbage, spring onions and creativity we created this delicious dish of Clam and Vegetable Fritters.   It was inspired by two different dishes, the Filipino Ukoy and the Japanese Okonomiyaki, basically the...

Oyster Mushroom Miso Soup

Oyster Mushroom Miso Soup is a Japanese inspired soup I freestyled last weekend to use any of my unused ingredients from my vegetable bin from last week, basically it is prepared with oyster mushrooms, carrots, leeks, spring onions and celery in a dashi and miso stock base. The only new...

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...