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Must Try Food in Italy

Must Try Food in Italy

 Carbonara – The first pasta on this list, that creamy pasta with salty bacon and pungent parmesan, simple yet delicious
Salmon Teriyaki

Salmon Teriyaki

Writing this blog post still make me drool because when I made this at home it was perfectly cooked one of the best simple meals I ever made, sweet and savoury sauce on a lightly browned and crispy salmon skin while retaining its moisture
Flemish Stew

Flemish Stew

Belgium might be famous for waffles, chocolates and beer but there are some other delicious food items that this country have to offer, one of them is this Flemish stew or Carbonade Flamande
Must Try Food in Philippines

Must Try Food in Philippines

I had been writing must try food items for several months now and those are the food items we had tried while we were on vacation in Europe, others might be wondering whether I already made a list from my home country
Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

 It will always be one of my favorite pies and if it didn't require peeling all the apples, I would probably always have one on hand
Lechon Paksiw

Lechon Paksiw

In the Philippines every big occasion or major events like weddings, birthdays, fiestas and even family gatherings a whole spit roasted pig at the centre of the dining table is a must
Cazuela de Vaca

Cazuela de Vaca

Cazuela de Vaca is a dish that originated in Chile, a very hearty dish which is made out of beef, pumpkins, potatoes, corn and other vegetables

Oreo Brownies Recipe

I’m a bit of a purist when it comes to my sweets. Brownies hold a special place in my heart as the first dessert Lia made for me from scratch
Lumpiang Togue

Lumpiang Togue

There are a lot of different variations of the Lumpia (spring roll) in the Philippines and sometimes it is hard to distinguish each due to the similar looking wrap in all of them, unless you ask, sometimes it’s impossible to guess what’s inside but I will give you an idea on how to identify them by describing each of the popular variants
Dòushā Guō Bing

Dòushā Guō Bing

Dòushā Guō Bing is a type of a sweet non-leavened flatbread folded with oil and sweet red bean paste, it is a variant of the popular Cong You Bing (Minced Scallions Pancake)
Monk Fish and Broccolini in Shiitake and Black Bean Sauce

Monk Fish and Broccolini in Shiitake and Black Bean Sauce

Its spring time here now and that means I will be receiving lots of free vegetables and fruits from my lovely colleagues, friends and neighbours (yes Sue you’re one of it), this one is a good example, a bunch of fresh broccolini
Slowly Braised Oxtail

Slowly Braised Oxtail

In my own opinion this meat cut is underrated, for me this is the most tasty and succulent part of the beef
Nuts and Pops

Nuts and Pops

Several weeks ago me and my daughter made one of my favourite childhood snack which is mixed Popcorn and Nuts coated with Caramel, I am not sure if it is commercially available here in New Zealand that’s why we made our own so that I can let my daughter try it
Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee or Hokkien Char Mee is a type of dish made out of thick yellow noodles cooked in thick dark gravy made with dark soy sauce, pork, squid, fish cake/balls, cabbage and crispy fried pork fat
Fudgy Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies

Fudgy Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies

  McCormick has always been a staple in my kitchen for different extracts and seasonings, so I am super excited to work with them on this project
Chicken Gumbo

Chicken Gumbo

Okra gumbo - Okra is another traditional thickener used in gumbo, using this vegetable will also give a different texture as it will be thick but slimy as well
Stir Fried Prawns and Sugar Snap Peas

Stir Fried Prawns and Sugar Snap Peas

The problem is that when you’re out of your own kitchen it is very hard to adjust with the utensils available to you as well as the cooking stove you will be using but me I don’t mind hence I will be cooking where ever I want to enjoy my favourite meal designed for my palate

Must Try Foods in Switzerland

If you think I had missed something really relevant share it in the comment box below so on my next visit it will be in my to try list
Sotanghon Soup

Sotanghon Soup

Sotanghon also known as Cellophane noodles, Chinese vermicelli, Tang Hoon, Bean Threads, Bean Thread Noodles, Crystal Noodles, or Glass noodles is a type of transparent noodles which are made out of mung beans (green beans)

Takoyaki

Takoyaki is one of my favourite Japanese street food, it is a type of dumpling filled with baby octopus, cabbage, spring onions and pickled ginger

Zongzi

Zongzi. This entry was posted on August 21, 2013, in Chinese and tagged Pork, Rice, Steamed. Bookmark the permalink

Salmon and Shrimp Diablo

For this recipe I will add Salmon as its mild and creamy flavours would be a great contrast to this great dish