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

KBL Kadios, Baboy at Langka

KBL or Kadyos, Baboy at Langka like the name suggest is a soup dish made out of Kadyos (Pigeon Peas), Baboy (Pork preferably pork leg) and Langka (Jackfruit), similar to sinigang  this dish is sour due to the flavours of Batwan fruit used (I don’t know what’s the English name for...

Japchae

Japchae

Japchae, jabchae or chapchae is a Korean noodle dish made out of dangmyeon (sweet potato starch noodles) cooked with vegetables (carrots, onion, spinach, and mushrooms) and meat which is served hot or cold. The name japchae in English means “mixed vegetables”. A dish popular in Korea, severed usually as a...

Thai Style Stir Fried Beef

Thai Style Stir Fried Beef

With Thai food I guess you won’t be wrong as most of them taste really good, I might be a bit biased here as I like Asian as well as spicy dishes but who does not. I guess another reason for me loving their dishes is that most of their...

Butter Oat Prawns

Butter Oat Prawns

When I first saw this dish in Malaysia I think it’s kind of weird as I haven’t seen oatmeal mixed in a savoury stir fried dish, but given it’s a seafood dish I should definitely have no hesitation as I am a sucker for seafood. Butter oat prawns is a...

Meringue Kisses 3

Meringue Kisses

Meringue Kisses is a type of dessert made out of baked whipped egg whites and sugar, this is one of the really good ways of using unused egg whites after making some yema (like the one we made yesterday), crème caramel or crème brulee. Meringue has been existing for quite some time now...

Yema

Yema

If the West have candies and lollies in the Philippines we have Yema, a type of candy made out of egg yolks, condensed milk and crushed peanuts cooked to form a firm custard shaped in a pyramid or spherical manner then wrapped in colourful cellophane. Think of it as a...

Stir Fried Beef, Capsicum and Mushrooms

Stir Fried Beef, Capsicum and Mushrooms

When in a hurry this is one of dishes that comes into my mind a quick and stir fry beef recipe with mixed mushrooms and capsicums, a good mix of tender beef and flavourful vegetables from the earthy mushrooms, peppery red capsicums to the sweet yellow capsicum. What’s good is...

Asam Laksa

Asam Laksa

Let me present you the 7th most delicious food in the world in 2010, the Penang Asam Laksa a noodle dish flavoured with flaked mackerel, tamarind, pineapple and lots of different spices. It is sour, spicy and definitely addictive. Penang Laksa originated from the original Malay Laksa and had evolved...

Buko Juice

Buko Juice

Another refreshing drink popular in the Philippines where you can see sold almost everywhere from hawker stalls to posh restaurants, it is a simple mixture of young coconut water, young coconut meat and milk, it’s very refreshing and very healthy. This is one of the drinks I missed in the...

Marshmallow Brownies

Marshmallow Brownies

When I was in the Philippines there is no need to bake at home as everything was cheaply available in a nearby specialty shop from Cakes at Goldilocks and Red Ribbon, Donuts at Dunkin Donut and Mister Donut, Filipino Pastries (mamon, ensaymada, Spanish bread), Cinnamon Rolls at Cinnabon’s, Pretzels at...