Category: Free Style

Creamy Courgette, Mushroom, Prawn & Bacon Pasta

Cream and bacon makes everything taste delicious, then add some umami flavours from mushrooms and parmesan, plus some seafood taste from the prawns and crunch from the courgettes then this is a no brainer sure-fire taste bud winner all you need add a pasta of your choice. A very simple...

Chicken and Okra Stew

We barely see these two ingredients together specially in the Filipino cuisine as we always associate okra with other vegetables such as pinakbet and other soupy dishes like sinigang, chicken and okra together are just unheard of. Today we will change that because I had a very interesting discovery when...

Chicken, Leeks and Mushoom Casserole

Another freestyle day today, now only using three main ingredients, chicken, leeks and mushroom. As simple as it gets but it definitely is a sure-fire winner. Armed with my single stalk leek and celery, plus some leftover mushroom all I need is a nice sauce to bring this to life,...

Pork Scotch in Black Pepper Gravy

I can’t blame you if you love using that black pepper gravy in your favourite supermarket, they are such convenient, just add boiling water and presto you have a cup of gravy so good even I do buy them sometimes but have you tried making your own? Trust me it...

Sweet Ham Loaf

I grew up with this bread, I remember my mom, aunt and grandma buys them on a regular basis and it was a staple at home, a sweet fluffy loaf bread studded with occasional bits of sweet ham. It’s one of those breads that no need for any spread, you...

Squid, Prawns & Chorizo

This combination of Squid, Prawns & Chorizo in simple olive oil and garlic brings your dining table to the Mediterranean, imagine the seafood and unique flavour of chorizo, if you have been to the South of Europe it will definitely give you back a lot of memories. A very simple...

Spicy Apricot-Glazed Barbecue Pork Ribs

How to make barbecue pork rib better? Add more spice and fruits on it, which gives it a fruity sweet savoury flavour with a kick. All Barbecues are not created equal, some are good and some are just better, it’s the combination of flavours and texture that what makes it...

Vegetable, Bacon, Italian Sausage and Risoni Soup

It’s that time again where I have to use everything that was left over from the recipes I already posted. We do this exercise once in a while so nothing goes to waste, basically using all the bits and pieces on the pantry and vegetable bin which was either forgotten...

Prawn, Vegetable and Sweet Potato Stir Fry

Have you used sweet potato on stir fries? Well I think for me this is the first time and I got this idea from the Chinese stir fries that uses potatoes like the Di San Xian (Fried Potato, Eggplant and Pepper in Garlic Sauce 地三鲜) or Shredded Potato (Qiang Chao...

Pasta with Braised Pork, Red Wine and Pancetta

Think of pasta like rice or soft taco, they are so versatile you can basically pair any savoury dish with it. Chicken, Vegetables, Mushroom, Beef and Seafood are the most popular ones but pork can also be used like our recipe today. I know apart from bacon and pancetta we...