Vegetable

Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet

This Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet is one of the most satisfying vegetable dishes I ever made, prepared just with chunky earthy mushrooms and nutty cauliflower which is loaded with flavours from garlic and butter, if you’re going for meat free day then having this will make it easier if you...

Fried Egg Tofu and Eggplants

When I used to live in Malaysia, Egg Tofu was one of my favourite ingredients specially on saucy dishes, but when I moved to New Zealand, I was struggling to find this in the supermarket and Asian shops until recently. If you haven’t tried or even heard about egg tofu...

Chilli Bacon Lime Roasted Cauliflower

Last night I saw some leftover cauliflower on my vegetable bin and was wondering what to make out of it, so it does not go to waste. Many things came to mind like cauliflower rice, cauliflower curry, in tomato sauce or with cheese sauce or as a cheese sauce but...

Ginataang Lapu Lapu

Ginataan is one of the cooking methods in the Filipino cuisine where meats and/or vegetables are cooked in a coconut milk/cream together with sautéed garlic and onions, think of it as a mild curry since it does not use heavy spices like the Indian or other South East Asian’s cuisines...

Kalabasang Ukoy

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 prawns. At first you would expect this might be flavourless, well think again, I was surprised as well the I first made it since I...

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce 1

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce is a wonderful fusion between the Chinese and the Japanese cuisine, crispy Japanese tempura style battered Hoki fish fillets with crisp quickly blanched broccoli goes really well with that savoury Chinese black bean sauce. I was fortunate enough to grab some Hoki...

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans 1

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

Are you looking for some quick and easy side dish with the feast you are preparing? Well look no further, today is your lucky day and found one of the simplest, nutritious, vegetarian friendly and the quickest to prepare side dish, the Garlic Parmesan Green Beans. Garlic Parmesan Green Beans...

Easy Samosa 1

Easy Samosa

I was not a fan of eating Samosa before, I guess that holds true to most Filipinos due to the curry spices that we were not used to eating growing up. When I worked and lived to Malaysia more than a decade ago, I started to eat dishes similar to...

Tortang Okra 1

Tortang Okra

There are many torta varieties and the popular ones we know of are the Tortang Talong, Tortang Giniling, Tortang Patatas, Tortang Kalabasa, Tortang Dulong, Tortang Dilis but have you tried Tortang Okra? Torta basically is a type of Filipino omelette where various vegetables and/or meat are cooked with eggs, so...

Kilawing Labanos at Baboy 2

Kilawing Labanos at Baboy

Kilawin is usually synonymous to raw fish but for this dish, instead of fish, pork and daikon radish is its main ingredient but don’t worry both of it are fully cooked. I think the only thing retained in the original kilawin meaning is the use of vinegar, but does that...