Tagged: Appetizer

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Bacon, Tomato and Mozarella Crostini

Are you looking for the perfect starter well look no further, this is it! Like the name suggests this is a type of crostini topped with melted mozzarella, bacon and tomatoes, a great way to start a meal specially if you have pasta for mains. Nearly tastes like pizza but...

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Clams Casino Crostini

Clams Casino Crostini is a type of crostini inspired by a dish called clams casino, similar to baked tahong where clams are served on the half shell prepared and baked to golden perfection with other ingredients, in this case breadcrumbs and bacon. This dish originated in Rhode Island and is...

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Coconut Crusted Prawns with Pineapple Salsa

A while back we had one of our office team building activities at Auckland Seafood School and another one was this post of ours today the Coconut Crusted Prawns with Pineapple Salsa. Both dishes were amazing, in fact it was so good I made sure I will be making them...

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Potato Skins

Potato skins is a dish popular in America meant to be eaten as a snack or appetizer. Commonly this dish is made of unpeeled potato halves, hollowed and filled with crispy bacon bits, grated cheddar cheese, sour cream and chives. Twice cooked where it is first boiled or baked then...

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Champinones al Ajillo (Garlic Mushrooms)

Champiñones al Ajillo or Garlic Mushrooms in English is a very popular Spanish tapas dish which is sautéed mushrooms with garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and chillies. But this dish is not popular only in Spain but as well as Philippines most probably because of their Spanish influence. This is...

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Beans & Black Sesame Paste

The first time I tried this was when we have a team building activity at Sachies Kitchen when Rohan demonstrated us how it’s made. At first I thought what is that thing, it looks ugly and unappetizing at all but once I got one bean I got hooked instantly and never had stopped,...

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Gambas

Gambas or “Gambas al Ajillo” is a type of Spanish tapas that is made out of flash fried shrimps with garlic and chillies. Though it is consumed as tapas in Spain, in Philippines it can be also served as a side dish or as mains accompanied with rice, it is also...

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Figs and Toasted Almonds Baked Brie

A colleague of mine who once in a while shares her gardens produce had given me again another fruit and this time it was figs. When I went back home, I was thinking it was quite a challenge as I don’t use this fruit a lot in my cooking but...

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Sisig

Sisig is a very popular dish in Philippines but not for dinner neither lunch, it’s a dish served when you’re enjoying an ice-cold beer after a long day’s work. Yes it is a beer snack, most of the gatherings in Philippines that involves beer or any alcohol would definitely have...

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Crispy Tadyang ng Baka

Crispy Tadyang ng Baka or Crispy Beef Ribs is type of Filipino pulutan (beer match), it is made out of twice cooked beef ribs first boiled in an adobo sauce then deep fried. It can be enjoyed as an appetizer or even with rice, nice and easy dish which is...