Shrimp

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake

Are you like me, when you buy your groceries and do not finish them all, puts any leftovers ingredients in the freezer in the hope of cooking it someday? While its totally OK, what is annoying are those small bits and pieces that accumulate, like 50 to 100 grams of...

Shrimp and Cheese Ramen

Cheese in ramen? Yes there is such a thing and for me it was weird the first time I heard of it, until I tried it. I am not sure if this is a Japanese creation but I am leaning towards the Koreans because when you check their rameyon varieties...

Sugpo sa Gata

This is one of those dishes that will make you eat more rice, just look at that sauce, it packs a lot of flavour from coconut and the juices from the prawns, you just want to drench your rice on it. I know for non-Asians having the head of the...

Bangus Belly and Prawn Escabeche 1

Bangus Belly and Prawn Escabeche

Usually when we serve escabeche in the Philippines they usually are presented with large whole fried fish topped with a sweet and tangy sauce infused with tomatoes, vinegar and sugar, today we are changing that usual presentation and do it with other ingredients that I believe would be better, trust...

Bam-i 3

Bam-i

When I first tried this dish in the Philippines, I don’t have any idea of its name, only until recently I learned of its name from a Visayan in our Filipino community here in New Zealand. She cooks this a lot, brings it on most occasions and even caters for...

Pancit Macao 1

Pancit Macao

Though this dish sounds like it originated from Macau well that is only partly true because this noodle dish is called like such because one of its main ingredients, the Chorizo de Macau.  Now that is even more confusing right? You may say that Chorizo de Macau is from Macau, well...

Sugpo con Mayonesa 1

Sugpo con Mayonesa

“Sasra pa lang ulam na!” – Just the sauce alone is enough as a dish on its own as it consists of large amounts of crab fat, butter and garlic, all you need is large mounds of rice.  A very rich and tasty dish indeed which I haven’t tried personally...

Ginisang Pechay with Ground Pork and Shrimp 1

Ginisang Pechay with Ground Pork and Shrimp

Ginisang Pechay is almost a staple in Filipino household due to its affordability, nutritional value and ease of preparation.  Preparation wise there are many ways to cook this some with cubed pork, minced pork, shrimps, chicken, tofu, tuna, fried fish, Chinese sausage and many more.  Preparation is mostly the same where it...

Taiwanese Braised Cabbage with Shrimp, Chilies and Shiitake Mushrooms 1

Taiwanese Braised Cabbage with Shrimp, Chilies and Shiitake Mushrooms

If you think vegetables are boring then you haven’t tried this dish yet, it’s one of the tastiest vegetable dishes you will ever try, just imagine dried chillies, shrimps, powdered dried shrimps and dried shiitake mushrooms, this flavour combination is very potent which livens up the usual boring cabbage. Great...

Three Sauce Green Beans 1

Three Sauce Green Beans

Our dish today, the Three Sauce Green Beans is one of those freestyles born out of necessity, a need for having a nice side dish with our fried fish as well as the need to use some of the left-over vegetables in our refrigerator bin. Sometimes times like this bring...