Tagged: Fruit

Chicken Hamonado

Everyone knows that sweet and salty goes really well, and you know what? Our dish today epitomizes that, with pineapples, pineapple juice and soy sauce, it’s a glorious explosion of those two contrasting flavours plus more.  Chicken Hamonado is a Filipino dish of Chicken pieces and pineapples cooked in pineapple juice...

Banana Meat

Bananas and meat are such a good combination and we had seen these two together in numerous occasions specially in Latin and South American dishes which are served sometimes with rice and beans, we also see this combination in stews but have you tried them as fried? together? If not...

Mango Sago Pudding

Mango Sago Pudding is a tropical dessert prepared with fresh chilled mango cubes served with mini tapioca pearls on creamy sweetened coconut cream sauce. This crowd pleaser is really easy to make even young kids can prepare this, all you need are mangoes, sugar, cooked sago and coconut cream, with...

Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad

For many the idea of combining Macaroni, Condensed Milk, Mayonnaise, Palm Fruit, Fruit Cocktail and Cheese is quite unusual to say the least but for Filipinos it sounds like a great dessert and we call it Sweet Macaroni Salad. This salad is very popular during the Christmas season and it...

Mango Cake

I haven’t made a cake for a while, the last one I made was last March and it was this Taisan cake, many months later here we are now making some Mango Cake. I have been planning to this for ages but did not have time, luckily several weeks ago...

Enjoying Rujak at Kuta Beach

Rujak means “mixture” or “eclectic mix” and this is what this dish is, a traditional fruit and vegetable salad dish commonly found in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. Available everywhere across Indonesia from street vendors, warungs or even posh restaurants serve this. The origin of rujak is unclear and there is...

Earl Grey Calamansi Iced Tea

It is calamansi season again here in New Zealand and I got given a good amount of it several weeks ago, while I use them a lot on dips and dishes the best way to use it is either a lemonade style drink or even better an iced tea. So,...

Chicken and Plantain Stew

Plantain in dishes are common in Latin American cuisine like Columbia, Cuba and Puerto Rico, it’s such an abundant crop they use it a lot in different dishes as well as desserts. Some examples are the Columbian Sopa de Patacón, the Ecuadorian Caldo de Bolas de Verde and the Dominican...