Fruit

Chicken Hamonado 1

Chicken Hamonado

Chicken Hamonado is a Filipino dish of Chicken pieces and pineapples cooked in pineapple juice and soy sauce 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...

Banana Meat 1

Banana Meat

Banana Meat is a Cebunao delicacy mare with ripe saba / cardaba bananas stuffed with savoury minced pork then pan fried. 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...

Mango Sago Pudding 1

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. Mango Sago Pudding or Mango Tapioca is a tropical dessert prepared with fresh chilled mango cubes served with mini tapioca pearls on creamy sweetened coconut cream...

Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad 1

Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad

Sweet Macaroni Salad or Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad is a dessert salad prepared with Macaroni, Palm Fruit, Fruit Cocktail and Cheese dressed in Condensed Milk and Mayonnaise. For many the idea of combining Macaroni, Condensed Milk, Mayonnaise, Palm Fruit, Fruit Cocktail and Cheese is quite unusual to say the least...

Mango Cake 2

Mango Cake

Mango Cake is a type of cake made with mango infuused chiffon cake, iced with a mild whipped cream cheese frosting topped with pureed mangoes 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...

Enjoying Rujak at Kuta Beach 3

Enjoying Rujak at Kuta Beach

Rujak is a fruit salad made with water apple, pineapple, mangoes, jicama, cucumber, golden apple, starfruit, papaya, snake fruit dressed in a dressing prepared with water, palm sugar, tamarind, ground sautéed peanuts, shrimp paste, salt, bird’s eye chili, and red chili pepper. Rujak means “mixture” or “eclectic mix” and this...

Earl Grey Calamansi Iced Tea 1

Earl Grey Calamansi Iced Tea

Earl Grey Calamansi Iced Tea is a type of cold drink prepared with Earl Gray Tea, simple sugar syrup and calamansi, served with lots of ice. It is calamansi season again here in New Zealand and I got given a good amount of it several weeks ago, while I use...

Chicken and Plantain Stew 1

Chicken and Plantain Stew

Chicken and Plantain Stew is a type of Cuban dish where Chicken and Plantains are slowly cooked in tomato sauce and white wine, a very simple yet tasty stew that you can enjoy over flatbread or white rice. Plantain in dishes are common in Latin American cuisine like Columbia, Cuba...