Tagged: Rice

Lu Rou Fan 1

Lu Rou Fan

Lu Rou Fan is a type of rice dish made with marinated pork pieces slowly braised in soy sauce then topped with steamed rice. This dish is very popular in Taiwan, in fact it can be more popular than the Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup called Niu Rou Mien, it is...

Arroz ala Valenciana 1

Arroz ala Valenciana

Arroz ala Valenciana is one of the dishes back in the Philippines with a Spanish origin, it resembles a Paella but it’s not from the paella but from a similarly named dish. The Spanish and Filipino version may look similar but in the Philippines we use coconut milk, malagkit (glutinous or...

Mushrooms & Pork Ribs Claypot Rice 1

Mushrooms & Pork Ribs Claypot Rice

I was never planning to make one of this but one of my friends made one and posted it in Facebook and since then I was craving badly for one. If I can still remember the last time I had a proper Claypot Rice was in the streets of Hong...

Mango Sticky Rice 2

Mango Sticky Rice

Mango sticky rice is a type of summer dessert made with glutinous rice, fresh mango, coconut milk, sugar and salt served warm or at room temperature. A dish that originated in Thailand but is very popular within the South East Asian countries like Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and even Philippines. Traditionally...

Pork and Dried Shrimp Congee 2

Pork and Dried Shrimp Congee

Congee is a type of rice porridge popular in Asia in fact this is similar to serving rice, pasta and tortilla where an array of meats and vegetables can be added to it. Congee can be eaten anytime of the day but the most popular one is during breakfast where...

Ginataang Mais 1

Ginataang Mais

Ginataang Mais is a type of Filipino snack made out of corn kernels, glutinous rice, coconut milk and sugar. Usually served during merienda but others have them for dessert. A close relative to creamed rice but instead of using milk or cream during the preparation process coconut milk is utilized....

Tteokbokki 1

Tteokbokki

Tteokbokki I guess is one of the most popular Korean dish after Kimchi and Bulgogi, it’s a traditional street food made out of soft rice cake, sliced fish cakes and sometimes boiled eggs served on a sweet red chili sauce called gochujang. Like some of the popular dishes in Korea...

Kalamay sa Latik 1

Kalamay sa Latik

Of all the rice cakes in the Philippines this perhaps is the odd one out as most of them are served dry or with a dipping sauce where you can consume it just either by using your hands or with a banana leaf, this rice cake can’t be served on...

Tomato Basil Cucumber Salad with Feta Cheese and Rice 1

Tomato Basil Cucumber Salad with Feta Cheese and Rice

If you’re looking for a light but satisfying side salad for your grilled meat, then this Tomato Basil Cucumber Salad with Feta Cheese and Rice is perfect for you. It’s like an all in one meal where you have your salad, cheese and carbs from the rice, definitely a dish...

9 Last Minute Budget Friendly Alternatives to Popular Noche Buena Recipes

9 Last Minute Budget Friendly Alternatives to Popular Noche Buena Recipes

Celebrating Noche Buena in the Philippines is quite important that is why even the less affluent members of the society still give effort and spend some money to observe this tradition. If you are quite tight on budget this year and have a hard time planning what to serve tonight...