Tagged: Stew

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...

Frango com Quiabo 1

Frango com Quiabo

If I can remember correctly I first saw this dish in one of the shows of Anthony Bourdain called Parts Unknown when he visited Brazil, most of the dishes served on that episode looked similar or have the same flavour to Filipino dishes hence I took note of them. Frango...

Pata con Setas 1

Pata con Setas

Who does not love Spanish inspired dishes, the sofrito on tomato based sauce on meat or vegetables is a flavour that is so comforting, the natural sweetness with the tang of tomatoes is such a flavour that you will never get tired of. Our dish for today Pata con Setas...

Beef Casserole with Garlic-Chive Dumplings 2

Beef Casserole with Garlic-Chive Dumplings

Beef Casserole with Garlic-Chive Dumplings is a dish made with a classic beef stew then baked with dumplings infused with garlic and chives. A true all in one dish where you have your protein from the beef, some vegetables in the form of carrots, turnips and mushrooms and of course...

Kaldereta with Peanut Butter 1

Kaldereta with Peanut Butter

I never tried adding peanut butter with my Kaldereta, it never even crossed my mind until one of my Filipino colleage asked me if I put peanut butter when I prepare one. That question sparked curiosity and the weekend after that disucssion I cooked our Kaldereta with peanut butter and...

Jamaican Fish Stew 1

Jamaican Fish Stew

Yesterday I posted a team building event held at Auckland Seafood School and the dishes we made there was simply phenomenal I promised to post the recipe here. This Jamaican Fish Stew has a nice blend of creamy, tangy and spicy flavours coming from tomatoes, coconut milk and chillies. Fish...

Caldo de Res 1

Caldo de Res

Caldo de Res is a type of beef soup prepared with beef shanks and vegetables in a light tomato based soup, found in the cuisines of Spain and Mexico. I first encountered this on a TV show I think was presented by Rick Stein when he was in Spain. If...

Chunky Beef and Pasta Stew 1

Chunky Beef and Pasta Stew

Sometimes when its winter all you want is to snuggle in your warm room tucked under a very thick duvet with lots of pillows on the side while watching something on the TV or on You Tube, you don’t even mind what you will be preparing for dinner as this...

Paksiw na Pata 1

Paksiw na Pata

Paksiw na pata is a Filipino dish of pork leg and banana blossoms slowly stewed on a sauce made out of soy sauce, vinegar and a bit of sugar. Paksiw for starters is one of the basic cooking methods in the Philippine cuisine where meats like pork and fish is...

Jamaican Oxtail Stew 1

Jamaican Oxtail Stew

Jamaican Oxtail Stew or Brown Stew Oxtail is a Popular Jamaican dish made out of slowly simmering oxtails until together with some butter beans, chillies plus herbs and spices. A dish that is influenced by different cultures like the Spanish, British and Africans as evident from the ingredients used in...