Rice

Yakimeshi

Yakimeshi is a Japanese style fried rice simply made with rice, ham, eggs, spring onions and soy sauce. When we visited Japan several years ago, I never knew that they were big with fried rice too, in fact it’s so common, there are places where fried rice is served as...

Morisqueta Tostada

Morisqueta Tostada is a very old Filipino recipe that is a type of fried rice, it is prepared with leftover cooked rice stir fried with eggs, Chinese sausage, ham, shrimps, and spring onions. During the old days when the Spaniards rule the Philippine soil the locals specially in Cebu refer...

Kalcag Rice

Kalcag Rice or Calcag Rice is an Ilonggo style of fried rice stir fried with Kalkag (lightly salted tiny dried shrimps) and garlic Kalcag or Calcag are lightly salted tiny dried shrimps that you can buy in Asian groceries, it’s used in Southeast Asian cuisines as garnishing or as a...

Sushi Bake

Sushi Bake is a deconstructed sushi roll baked in a casserole made with similar components found in the usual sushi like sushi rice, salmon, crab sticks, tobiko, avocado and/or cream cheese. Usually eaten scooping a slice and placing it on a small nori sheet. I love the original sushi hence...

Caldo Puch

Caldo Puch is a family heirloom recipe from Barcelona prepared like arrozcaldo but instead of beef or chicken its main ingredients are pork, chicken breast, squid, shrimp, clams, green peas and crisped bacon in a tomato-based sauce. You may not have heard of this dish but if you are related,...

Beef Cheeks and Tendon Claypot Rice

Beef Cheeks and Tendon Claypot Rice is a Chinese dish of fork tender sweet savoury beef cheeks, melt in your mouth tendons finished off on top of a rice cooked on a claypot. When I see claypot rice, it reminds me of Hong Kong. During my first years there I...

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Bulalugaw

Bulalugaw is a Filipino type of savoury porridge prepared with glutinous rice cooked in a beef stock made by slowly simmering beef leg bones and shanks. There are many porridge dishes in the Philippines, you have your goto (prepared with ox tripe), arrozcaldo (traditionally prepared with beef), pospas de gallina...

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Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice is a type of Korean Fried rice cooked with kimchi , shiitake mushrooms, carrots, spring onions, ginger and so sauce. If you have some leftover rice and kimchi then I suggest you make this surprisingly delicious fried rice, Kimchi Bokkeumbap or simply called Kimchi Fried rice. When...

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Pospas de Gallina

Pospas de Gallina is a type of Filipino congee prepared with whole chicken sections cooked with rice, garlic, ginger and onions. Goto, Arrozcaldo, Lugaw and Pospas de Gallina what are the differences between these Filipino style congee? Many of us use at least the first three names interchangeably with this...

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Minced Pork and Shiitake Congee

Minced Pork and Shiitake Congee is a type of rice soup dish usually served for breakfast, it is prepared with minced pork, shiitake, fish cake, peanuts, boiled egg and rice. Like pasta, pizza, risotto, fried rice and tacos, congee is so flexible you can use any ingredient (as long as...