Tagged: Offal

Copycat Alley Restaurant Oxtail Soup 2

Copycat Alley Restaurant Oxtail Soup

Back from my trip in Hawaii I saw this video Righteous Bites Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives hosted by Guy Fieri and one of the dishes he featured was this Oxtail Soup from the Alley Restaurant in Aeia, Hawaii. His description was it was one of the best soups he ever...

Rabo Encendido 1

Rabo Encendido

Rabo Encendido is a Cuban dish of oxtails cooked slowly with vegetables like capsicums, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes and onions spiced with allspice, nutmeg and chillies. Other modern versions include cocoa powder, celery, and chipotle but in its most traditional style these ingredients were never used. Old recipes were quite hot...

Coda alla Vaccinara 1

Coda alla Vaccinara

The name does not do justice to this dish, for non-Italians like me it sounds like a medicine or something clinical, it is nowhere near that in fact it is the opposite, this dish is amazing and I can’t get enough of it. Coda alla vaccinara is a type of...

Gyusuji Nikomi 1

Gyusuji Nikomi

Gyusuji Nikomi is a Japanese dish made with beef tendons and konnyaku stewed for a long time until it is very tender and melts in your mouth. It’s such an interesting dish in fact it’s quite a unique stew compared to all other stews that I tried, the flavour profile...

Creamy Chopseuy 1

Creamy Chopseuy

You may well know Chopsuey by heart as it is the most common vegetable dish in the Philippines but do you know that there is another way to prepare them? And it’s the creamy variant. Not all will love this version but for those who like it thick and creamy...

Dinaldalem 1

Dinaldalem

I lived in Baguio from 1991 to 1995 and I easily fell in love with its cuisine, the vegetables and the use of offal is what makes this cuisine unique, nothing is wasted every parts of the plant and animal are brilliantly used as an ingredient to make an amazing...

Kushiyaki 1

Kushiyaki

Kushiyaki and Yakitori what’s the difference? Kushiyaki is a word that is used as a generic name for grilled and skewered meats regardless whether it is poultry or not, vegetable or meat. Yakitori on the other hand is a term used for grilled and skewered chicken and its innards like...

Yum Cha Style Beef Tendons 1

Yum Cha Style Beef Tendons

I honestly don’t know how to make this but gave it a shot, with no recipe at all I will just base it on similar dished I tried. The last time I had this was in a Yum Cha place in North Shore which challenged me to make one at...

Crispy Dinuguan 1

Crispy Dinuguan

I always get excited when I meet someone who just freshly arrived from the Philippines, why? Because I haven’t been back since 2003 and I don’t know what Philippines do look right now compared to when I left. Thirteen years is quite a long time and in a country where...

Paklay 1

Paklay

In Philippines there are no animal innards left uneaten from heart, lungs, stomach and even blood there are many ways to cook them. I know they sound gross but if you eat processed meats like braun, pate, haslet, some sausages, some hotdogs or even gelatine then you definitely had consumed...