Category: French

Steak in Mushroom Miso Sauce 1

Steak in Mushroom Miso Sauce

Yōshoku is a term for Western-influenced cooking in Japan and some good examples of it are Omuraisu (Omelette Rice), Hayashiraisu (Hashed Beef with Rice), Kareraisu (Curry Rice), Korokke (Croquettes), Hambāgu (Hamburger Steak), Naporitan (Neapolitan Spaghetti) and Rōru Kyabtesu (Cabbage Roll) but is there a term for the other way around? the...

Grilled Pork with Cracked Pepper Sauce 1

Grilled Pork with Cracked Pepper Sauce

Peppercorn sauce or Steak au poivre is a type of sauce where creamed sauce together with butter, occasionally liquor (wine, cognac or brandy) and spices are prepared with lots of peppercorn usually black ones are used but green, red and pink are now getting popular. This type of sauce originated...

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Coq au Vin

Coq au vin is a French dish of chicken traditionally cooked in Burgundy wine with lardons, mushrooms, onions and different spices. Though Burgundy wine is the most popular version of this dish several regions in France also have its own version using the wines they manufacture, hence versions like Vin...

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Boeuf à la Mode

Boeuf à la mode is a French dish prepared by browning tough cuts of beef then braised in herb infused red wine and tomatoes. Basically it is similar to the American pot roast but cooked with French herbs and ingredients. It is one of the oldest recipes in French history that still exists...

Tomato, Basil, Ham Quiche 1

Tomato, Basil, Ham Quiche

We often stock frozen puff pastry at home and we found this really convenient as they come really handy when making quiche, Danishes or even twists. From pies and tarts, you name it you can do it with puff pastry anytime you feel like having sweets nor savoury made at home. At...

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Divin Porcello (Budapest, Hungary)

To be honest we never knew what to expect in Budapest so we had set our expectations low. But lo and behold it was such an amazing place! The whole family was really surprised when we saw the city; it was an eye opener, definitely a place to visit when you are in Europe,...

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Moules Marinieres

Moules Marinieres is a very simple classic French dish where mussels is cooked in white wine, onions, herbs with a hint of cream. This is very popular in French Brassieres especially when mussels are in season. In Philippines we have a nearly similar dish but the cream is omitted and...

Jambalaya 1

Jambalaya

Jambalaya is an American (Louisiana) dish heavily influenced by the Spanish and French cuisine. A dish that have big similarities to paella or arroz con pollo it is also made out of rice cooked with an array of vegetables and meats like chicken, seafood and sausages, the big difference is...

Bacon and Leek Quiche 1

Bacon and Leek Quiche

Quiche is a classic French dish that is made out of savoury custard mixed with different vegetables and meat baked in a flaky pastry crust. Though the name sounds French it was apparently derived from a German word called “kuchen” which means cake. As the name suggests this dish have...