Category: Free Style

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...

Pork Chops in Creamy Garlic Spinach Sauce

Most of the times I am so organized that I have a shopping list based on the menu I will be serving at home for a week’s period, this ensures that I don’t buy anything that I would not really use. Sometimes that is not the case specially when I...

Prawn, Chorizo and Chilli Pasta

Winter here down under is long gone but it is still a bit chilly sometimes, it’s supposed to be spring now but at night it can drop to a single digit temperature, so today I am making something that reminds me of summer which I am looking forward to, a...

Honey Lime Glazed Pork Scotch

During one of my most recent posts I disclosed where I got some of the special meat cuts I use on my posts, now I found another one that is not usually sold in the Pak n Save where I usually buy my groceries. The meat cut that I hoard...

Beef Cheeks in Red Wine with Creamy Mashed Potatoes

I recently found a section in Pak n Save Albany that sells odd cuts of meat, tucked in a small section, it is rarely missed hence I always get the first dibs on the best-looking portions. Here you can get good cuts of oxtails, beef cheeks, pork neck and different...

White Chocolate and Macadamia Brownie

Was planning to do some baking the other day since I haven’t baked for ages, was lazy to go to the supermarket to buy some ingredients so I challenged myself to make something out of the pantry ingredients I have at the moment. Upon opening the pantry luckily, I have...

Beef Cheeks and Tendons Adobo with Fried Pearl Potatoes

Adobo is the most popular Filipino dish, ask any non-Filipino to name a Filipino dish, this will definitely be their answer. A dish that has existed for quite some time now, where it was a well-known preservation technique that Filipinos used dating back to the Pre-Hispanic Period. On its most...