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Prawn Cakes

Prawn Cakes is a Thai inspired dish of prawn paste combined with herbs and spices, shaped in small patties then pan fried. A very delicate dish with rich prawn taste that is sure-fire winner on your dining table. Most of the times prawns are really expensive but there is a...

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Kalabasang Ukoy

Kalabasang Ukoy is a Filipino type of fritter made with buttercup squash, carrots and spring onions. Typically served with a sweet and spicy vinegar dip Ukoy usually is prepared with prawn or shrimps, some version adds buttercup squash, but our post today will be made mostly with buttercup without the...

Clam and Vegetable Fritters 1

Clam and Vegetable Fritters

Clam and Vegetable Fritters is a dish of clam meat, squash, spring onions and cabbage pan fried then served with sweet spicy vinegar dip. You won’t believe I made this dish with leftover vegetables I have on my bin, with a bit of squash, cabbage, spring onions and creativity we...

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Lamb Sausages

Lamb Sausages is a sausage made with minced lamb shoulders together with herbs and spices such as garlic, onion, rosemary, oregano, parsley, coriander, thyme, marjoram, paprika and cumin Several weeks ago, I promised a recipe for this amazing Lamb sausage we made in Green Olive at Red Hill. It was...

Crispy Parmesan Crusted Chicken 1

Crispy Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Crispy Parmesan Crusted Chicken is a type of breaded chicken cutlet where breadcrumbs is infused with grated Parmesan cheese then pan fried in butter Crispy Parmesan Crusted Chicken is a type of breaded cutlet prepared with chicken breasts, don’t get it confused with Chicken Parmesan as that’s a totally different...

Tapang Taal 1

Tapang Taal

Tapang Taal is a Filipino recipe prepared with pork marinated in soy sauce, calamansi and tons of garlic then pan fried. The most famous produce in Taal and its surroundings is Beef, tapa as we know is prepared with beef but this dish offers something different which makes me intrigued...

Kakiage 1

Kakiage

Kakiage is a Japanese dish of pan-fried sliced vegetable with prawns, battered tempura style served with a savoury sweet dip made from dashi. The Japanese and Filipino cuisine have some things in common, this is because of the Japanese occupation of the Philippines that occurred between 1942 and 1945. While...

Lime and Garlic Gurnard Fillets 1

Lime and Garlic Gurnard Fillets

Last week I saw these nice gurnard fillets at our fishmonger, usually they are expensive but this time the price was quite reasonable hence I grabbed some. It was an unplanned purchase hence I don’t have any menus created for it, was thinking of frying it but its good with...

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Fried Fish Gua Bao

Gua Bao or “Taiwanese hamburgers” is such a versatile steamed bun, like most breads you can basically fill it with anything and it would work. Gua Bao or “Taiwanese hamburgers” is such a versatile steamed bun, like most breads you can basically fill it with anything and it would work. Its...

Veal Scallopini 1

Veal Scallopini

Scaloppini or Scaloppine is an Italian dish made out of thinly sliced meat usually veal and chicken lightly coated in flour, pan-fried then served with a sauce made either from tomato, white wine or piccata.  Scaloppini or Scaloppine is an Italian dish made out of thinly sliced meat usually veal and...