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Beef Pochero

Like different Filipino dishes there are many ways to cook this Beef Pochero, some use baked beans instead of chickpeas, others use potatoes instead of sweet potatoes and other opt for cabbage instead of bok choy but one thing remains it’s basically a tomato based stew of beef cooked with...

Galician Pork and Vegetable Stew 1

Galician Pork and Vegetable Stew

This Galician Pork and Vegetable Stew captures most of the elements are true to what Galician cuisine has to offer except for the seafood part as this adaptation from Bon Apetit is made out of different meats and potatoes. It’s a very good hearty dish, all in one meal that...

Callos 1

Callos

Callos, a Filipino Recipe of slow cooked stew that is made out of beef tripe cooked with pork leg, chick peas, tomatoes, paprika and Chorizo Tripe came from the Italian word “trippa” which is a type of offal from the stomachs of various animals such as the cows and pigs....

Garbanzos con Patas de Cerdo 1

Garbanzos con Patas de Cerdo

Garbanzos con Patas de Cerdo is a type of Puerto RIcan stew made out of pork leg, butternut, potatoes and chickpeas cooked in tomato and pork stock. I was cooking this dish for a long time already and do not have a name for it. I tried this delicious dish...

Chickpea, Feta and Avocado Salad 2

Chickpea, Feta and Avocado Salad

This Chickpea, Feta and Avocado Salad is really simple the just toss everything with lemon and olive oil. Having some extra or leftover feta cheese is handy especially when you want to make some salad, it’s such a good ingredient to add as it gives that creamy salty texture that...

Puchero 4

Puchero

Puchero is a type of stew that is common to Spanish influenced countries such as the South America and the Philippines, The word “puchero” itself is a Spanish term that means “stew pot.” Puchero or Pochero is a type of stew that is common to Spanish influenced countries such as...

Baked Aubergine and Chickpeas 2

Baked Aubergine and Chickpeas

I saw this recipe of Baked Aubergine and Chickpeas in a Magazine when we are waiting in a lounge of a clinic here in Auckland. It definitely looks easy, nutritious and definitely good. When there’s a magazine lying around in any waiting lounges the first one I would pick would...

Moroccan Beef Stew

Moroccan Beef Stew

The first time I saw this Moroccan Beef Stew recipe was from a product pamphlet in a supermarket community board, I was curious to have it a try because of the unusual combination of ingredients (at least to me), I haven’t tried a Moroccan dish yet when I saw this...

Cocido Madrileño

Cocido Madrileño

Cocido madrileño or Madrilenian stew is a Spanish dish made out of mixed meats, sausages, vegetables and chickpeas. This traditional Spanish dish was created during the Middle Ages and evolved from a dish called adafina. Cocido madrileño or Madrilenian stew is a Spanish dish made out of mixed meats, sausages,...

Hummus

Hummus

Hummus or “hummus bi tahini” is a simple Arabic dip made out of mashed chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. Hummus or “hummus bi tahini” is a simple Arabic dip made out of mashed chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. A very popular food...