Tagged: Deep Fried

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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...

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Pinsec Frito

Pinsec frito is a type of Filipino Chinese dumpling made with wonton wrapper that is filled with minced pork, shrimps and other ingredients like mushrooms, singkamas and/or Chinese sausages that is deep fried until crispy and golden, usually served with a sweet chilli dipping sauce. Like its close cousins, lumpiang...

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Crispy Liempo Strips

Kanin Club! If there is one reason to go back to the Philippines it would be you, the dishes I tried to recreate from your menu never fails me, until now I like them all. Today we will be making their Crispy Liempo Strips basically similar to lechon kawali– but...

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Glutinous Rice Dumplings (Ham Sui Gok)

Crispy outer layer, chewy and juicy dough, semi-sweet and savoury fill warm gooey meat and vegetable filling, that is what makes this dim sum great! The mixture of textures and flavours it’s a carnival in your mouth. Ham Sui Gok or Haam Seui Gok (鹹水角; xiánshuǐ jiǎo; hàahm séui gok)...

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Ngohiong

Ngohiong is a deep-fried battered rice-paper roll filled with singkamas (jicama), ubod (coconut palm heart), minced pork, minced shrimps, garlic and onions seasoned with Chinese five-spice powder served with a sweet, sour and spicy dipping sauce. Its good, it’s great, it’s delicious, very satisfying and a very popular street food...

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Tapioca Pie

When we visited Hong Kong early this year we dined in once at McDonald’s and there we met a black bun burger and the taro pie, it was our first time to try it and we don’t have that menu item in New Zealand. The burger was just alright but...

Hakka Style Deep Fried Pork Belly 1 6

Hakka Style Deep Fried Pork Belly

If you think fried pork is just fried pork? Well think again as there are many ways to fry pork, similar to number of ways to skin a cat. Fried options can be the Japanese Katsu, Filipino Lechon Kawali, American Style Fried Pork Chops, Thai Chiang Rai Fried Pork, Danish...

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Crab Rangoon

If you had dined in on Thai restaurants or American Chinese restaurant then most probably you have heard of this dish. This dish is called by many names, the most popular one is Crab Rangoon but it is also known as crab puffs, crab Rangoon puffs or cheese wontons. A...

Crispy Pork, Mango and Eggplant Binagoongan 1 2

Crispy Pork, Mango and Eggplant Binagoongan

I made Crispy Pork Binagoongan before and this dish of ours today is quite different from that, the common Crispy Pork Binagoongan is usually made just with Fatty pork rendered then cooked till its crispy then seasoned with lots of sautéed bagoong, this dish of ours today is better than...

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Copycat KC Turon

Honestly when I go to Philippines for a vacation Kanin Club is one of the first places that I will try, they brighten and give a new life to the traditional dishes I grew up with hence even though I haven’t dined in the said restaurant I try to recreate...