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Bulalo Steak 2

Bulalo Steak

Bulalo Steak are twice cooked beef shanks first boiled then grilled then served on a sizzling plate with mushroom gravy and loads of crispy fried garlic. Bulalo is a Tagalog word for beef shanks, traditionally in the Philippines the most popular way of using this meat cut is in a...

Cracked Crabs 2

Cracked Crabs

Cracked Crabs are basically boiled crabs which is lightly hot served with melted hot butter, it’s simple yet so good best enjoyed with corn. When we crave for crabs we usually go to Asian shops and buy some, but recently they are always out of stock even if we go...

Boiled Crabs with Fennel 1

Boiled Crabs with Fennel

Boiled Crabs with Fennel is so simple yet very satisfying, the tender crab meat served with fennel lemon tartar sauce makes you want it more. Back in the Philippines crabs are abundant and huge in size, here is the opposite and it’s hard to find large sized crabs and if...

Crispy Pata 3

Crispy Pata

Crispy pata is one of the all-time Filipino favourite dishes usually is served in special occasions; it has a similar reputation as a lamb leg roast or Thanksgiving turkey in the Western World. Crispy pata is one of the all-time Filipino favourite dishes usually is served in special occasions; it...

Pork and Prawn Dumplings

Pork and Prawn Dumplings

This Pork and Prawn Dumplings is one of my favourite Chinese dishes and most probably the first on the list specially the Shumai’s we can’t leave a Chinese restaurant without ordering those, there are hundreds of varieties of this lovely dish for me is the Chinese counterpart for the Japanese...

Ayam Penyet

Ayam Penyet

Ayam Penyet or Smashed Chicken in English is a type of Indonesian Fried Chicken which is prepared by lightly smashing the chicken and cooking it twice, first by boiling with herbs and spices then deep frying. Ayam Penyet or Smashed Chicken in English is a type of Indonesian Fried Chicken...

Tea Eggs 2

Tea Eggs

Day 3 and lets feature something Asian, Tea eggs that is. Tea Eggs for those who haven’t seen one or tried is a Chinese savoury snack made out of eggs simmered in various spices, soy sauce, and black tea leaves.  A common snack sold by street vendors in night markets...

Devilled eggs

Devilled eggs

Day 2 of Easter and what we will be posting today are Devilled eggs. Devilled eggs or eggs mimosa are hard-boiled eggs cut in half then filled with a yolk mixture made out of mayonnaise, mustard, spices and of course the yolk.  Newer version now includes a different array of...

Mushroom and Mozzarella Tortellini

Mushroom and Mozzarella Tortellini

Tortellini are a type of stuffed pasta typically filled with meat and cheese, they look like small Asian dumplings. Making one is nearly similar as the Asian counterpart but bit trickier due to its small size, that is why the fresh packed version is becoming popular compared to making them...