My favorites

My favorites

My favorites
Glass Noodles Soup with Minced Beef

Glass Noodles Soup with Minced Beef

Commonly when it comes to glass noodles or bean thread noodle soup dishes the usual meat used is either pork or chicken, I never had seen beef used in this type of dish which I think is odd as it gives much flavours compared to the chicken and pork, that is why today we will have to make a glass noodle soup dish using minced beef as its main ingredient
Piri Piri Chicken

Piri Piri Chicken

From Malaysia to New Zealand we are a big fan of this dish and since we love it we tried to make it at home using our own recipe, I don’t know what Nandos really uses but this is my version and I can say that I got the flavours right
Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef

It started out with the crockpot eyeing me. I was debating on putting a stew in there and waiting for the magic to happen but honestly I had a craving for Chinese
Sipo Egg (Mixed Vegetables with Shrimps and Quail Eggs)

Sipo Egg (Mixed Vegetables with Shrimps and Quail Eggs)

I don’t know whether this popular Kapampangan dish originated in China or is a home-grown Filipino dish as I do see this a lot in Chinese style restaurants back in the Philippines but never saw it in Hong Kong when I worked there
Mochi

Mochi

Several weeks ago I was surprised when my daughter told me we have Mochi for snacks, my wife made them and it was so good we finished it all in no time
Pininyahang Manok

Pininyahang Manok

Pininyahang Manok (Tagalog), Gang Ped Gai Sapparot (Thai), or Chicken with Pineapple is a dish made out of chicken that is marinated in pineapple juice then cooked together with pineapple and other vegetables such as capsicum, carrots and onions
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
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
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
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
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos

 I heated mine up for a few seconds over the flame of my gas stove. You can throw these tacos together n about 30 minutes for a quick and yummy weeknight dinner
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
Skinny Baked Bacon Cheeseburger Egg Rolls

Skinny Baked Bacon Cheeseburger Egg Rolls

This is exactly the sort of fun thing that happens when I cook from my pantry. At any rate, I had a full pound of burger meat in my freezer that needed to have something done with it, and no buns
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
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
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)
Tuna Mayonnaise

Tuna Mayonnaise

If you have a special recipe for this please share below but before that here is my share. Tuna mayonnaise is one of the most popular spreads out there, it is so popular it would be impossible that no one knows this dish

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

Jumbo Siopao

Back in the Philippines this type of steamed bun is one of my favourite comfort meal, when I am hungry and want some quick and easy fast food this would me one of my few choices

Cathy’s Lechon Rice

Cathy’s Lechon Rice. This entry was posted on August 15, 2013, in Filipino and tagged Deep Fried, Pork, Vegetables

Pinapaitan

I remember I spent my college days in Baguio (The Summer capital of the Philippines) which is in the northern region and one of my friends Uncle always cook this dish and I really love it, it’s good for cold season specially in Baguio which is relatively cold compared to other parts of the Philippines

Tinapa

Tinapa is a Filipino culinary term to define smoked fish, it is a popular delicacy which is usually made out of milkfish or galunggong (mackerel scad), usually sold in wet markets or specialty shops together with other dried fish products like daing and tuyo