Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") Blog

Beef Kebab Salad 0

Beef Kebab Salad

Kebab is general term for a variety of meat dishes originating in Iran.  So what we thought that kebabs are refered as meats on skewer or wrapped in bread with salad is a bit of a misnomer.  By tradition in Iran, kebab can include a variety of grilled, roasted, and...

Chicken Pastel Dish 21

Chicken Pastel Dish

Chicken Pastel or Pastel de Pollo in Spanish, is the Filipino version of the Chicken Pot Pie sans the pie, usually made out of chicken with a thick white sauce made out of cream or milk. The original version of this dish is definitely baked where in the chicken stew...

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Palitaw

Palitaw is one of the many rice cakes of the Philippines which is characterized by its small and flat shape.  These delights are made out of sticky rice that is washed, soaked, and then ground but due to commecialisation you can now find ground versions sold on Asian Shops.  Palitaw...

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Sinigang na Baka (Beef Sinigang)

This is my fourth post regarding sinigang because its a family favourite, I think I have one more left to post which is the shrimp version.  If you have been following my posts I already had a version for pork, corned beef and fish and this is the 4th installment...

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Polvoron

Polovron is a type of shortbread with Levantine origin, popular in Spain, more specifically in Andalucia as well as its past colonies such as Philippines and Mexico.  It is a very simple shortbread which is made out of flour, sugar and milk. In Philippines it is called “pulburon” in Mexico...

Chicken and Shitake in Hoisin Sauce 0

Chicken and Shitake in Hoisin Sauce

Now lets do some freestyle cooking for today, what I am thinking of is combination of chicken and shitake mushrooms which is a great combination as they complement each others flavour.  Now its just a matter of picking up a sauce that will be good for it and I guess...

Chocolate Mini Cake with Vanilla Frosting 0

Chocolate Mini Cake with Vanilla Frosting

Baking Cakes consume a lot of time so whats the best way to enjoy baking and eating it without consuming much time in the kitchen? Well you can buy one, or you can buy ready made mix or bake mini cakes they taste the same but preparation is way much...

Seafood Marinara 4

Seafood Marinara

I love pasta and I love seafood, combime them together you get Seafood Marinara one of my favorite dishes.  Seafood Marinara or Spaghetti alla Marinara originated in Italy but the sauce it self which is called marinara or “salsa al pomodoro” was invented by the cooks during the 1500’s aboard...

Chewy Chocolate Cookies 0

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

I am too picky with cookies and the only ones I like are the chewy variant like the one from Mrs. Fields and Mrs. Higgins, never was a fan of the crunchy version.  So for this recipe you can trust me that it will come out chewy as long as...

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Shawarma

Shawarma is a sandwich wrap of Middle Eastern origin, usually made out of spit roast shaved meat of beef, lamb, goat, chicken and turkey mixed with tabouli salad and/or fattoush salad, tomatoes and cucumber  This is the Middle Eastern counterpart to the ever famous American Burger where its a staple...