Cheese

Filipino Cheese Bread 1

Filipino Cheese Bread

Filipino Cheese Bread, if you just base it by its name what immediately comes into mind is a savoury gooey cheese flavoured bread right? So that’s what you thought, what you don’t know is that this Filipino is the opposite, its sweet, a bit sticky and its delicious. This is...

Breakfast Quesadilla 1

Breakfast Quesadilla

I got this idea when I ordered some Breakfast burrito in one of the catering companies here in Auckland, it proved to be delicious as most of my teammates asked me to order there again next time, we have a team breakfast at the office. Basically it was a chorizo...

Gricia 2

Gricia

We all grew up with a pasta dish that is either red or white sauce based, unless you are Italian where they consider it like Asians prepare with rice, where pasta can be served with anything. While these two sauces, tomato and cream was quite popular and the mainstream sauces,...

Seafood Doria 2

Seafood Doria

The first time I had this dish was in Hong Kong, I thought it was a Hong Kong dish like the Baked Pork Chop rice until recently when I saw this dish sold popularly in Japan when we had our vacation there a couple of years ago. Hong Kong love...

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs 1

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

Italian Meatballs is already good as it is but making it better is not surprisingly hard, just add mozzarella which makes every bite really interesting, imagine a warm gooey cheesy satisfaction on every bite. Cooked in marinara sauce which even makes it better, all you need is a cooked pasta...

Dynamite Lumpia 1

Dynamite Lumpia

At last I had a chance again to taste the food prepared by one of my great mentors in the subject of cooking, my Mama Fe (my Aunt who took care of me when I was young). On our short visit to the Philippines during the last days of our...

Bacon, Tomato and Mozarella Crostini 2

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...

Paneer Butter Masala 1

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala is one of the creamiest curries you will ever try, a mild but flavourful curry prepared with Paneer in a cream sauce infused with cashews and spices. The name sorts of describe how the dish is prepared, where paneer together with butter is cooked with masala, a...

Chicken Sorrentino 2

Chicken Sorrentino

Chicken Sorrentino or Pollo alla Sorrentina is an Italian dish of lightly breaded chicken breast, layered with prosciutto, eggplant, marinara sauce and mozzarella baked to perfection yielding a juicy chicken and melting toppings. I think of it as a mashup between lasagne, chicken scaloppini and eggplant parmigiana because it looks...

Spaghetti in White Bean Sauce 1

Spaghetti in White Bean Sauce

Before I thought pastas only revolve around the common sauces like tomato, cream, mushroom and olive oil until I met this one, the white bean sauce. It is a new sauce on its own and it nearly resembles the Alfredo sauce but this one can be done in a vegetarian...