Tagged with Beef

Beef and Mixed Mushrooms Ragout

Beef and Mixed Mushrooms Ragout


If you watch a lot of TV cooking shows then most probably you had heard the word ragout a lot of times, well what is it? Ragout is simply a really fancy word to define a hearty stew cooked very slowly over low heat. It is of French in origin but Italians have their own … Continue reading

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Mechado

Mechado


Mechado is a popular dish Philippines that is made out of slowly braised beef and tomatoes, it might look like the other popular Philippine tomato sauce based dishes like Afritada, Kaldereta or Codico but due to the addition of vinegar/lemon juice and soy sauce this gives it a distinct flavour compared to the others. You … Continue reading

Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs


Italian meatballs as the name suggest is an Italian dish made of meatballs, tomatoes and sometimes topped with cheese like mozzarella, Romano and parmesan. For its history, there are no exact date when it was invented but what I can say that it was invented a very long time ago, in fact it’s inventions was … Continue reading

Bulalo Steak

Bulalo Steak


Bulalo is a Tagalog word for beef shanks, traditionally in the Philippines the most popular way of using this meat cut is in a dish called as “Bulalo” or “Bulalo Soup”, it is a very sought after dish specially its bone marrow. Recently around the late 90′s a dish called bulalo steak started to get … Continue reading

Chinese Beef and Tomatoes

Chinese Beef and Tomatoes


When I used to work in Hong Kong before lunch on styroboxes was one of my regular meal, it’s quite easy to order too as you only given four meat options and three sauce options which in total makes 12 different dishes but they only need to prepare four things. Meat choices are beef, chicken, … Continue reading

Mexican Cafe (Auckland, New Zealand)

Mexican Cafe (Auckland, New Zealand)


Of all the establishments I featured here at Ang Sarap there is only one place as of this date that I had visited more than three times and it is this Mexican restaurant called Mexican Cafe right in the middle of Auckland CBD. Visiting more than three times means one thing, they offer good food … Continue reading

Chinese Style Braised Beef

Chinese Style Braised Beef


I remember the first time I tried and enjoyed this dish was from a Filipino-Chinese Fast Food restaurant called Chowking, a very tasty beef in sweet savoury Asian style sauce topped over a steaming hot jasmine rice. Packed with a lot of different flavourful sauces cooked slowly in a wok, a dish that is bit … Continue reading

The year that has been 2013


Another year had passed and here at “Ang Sarap” and before this New Year starts we would love to thank all of our readers and followers, without you we will never have the inspiration to make this happen. 2013 was a great year for “Ang Sarap” and here are some milestones and some stats we … Continue reading

Delices Yang (Cannes, France)

Delices Yang (Cannes, France)


When in Cannes dining can be really expensive after all this is one of the playgrounds of the rich and famous but that does not mean you can’t find something inexpensive and satisfying at the same time, no I am not talking about fast food like McDonalds as there are some better options which is … Continue reading

Beef Chop Suey

Beef Chop Suey


Chopsuey is considered to be one of the most popular vegetable dish in the Philippines. This dish is basically mixed vegetables that are stir fried together with meats like pork, chicken and prawns. I barely see this dish using beef at all might be because beef specially the premium cuts are expensive in the Philippines. … Continue reading

Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich

Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich


Philly Cheesesteak, Philadelphia Cheesesteak or simply Cheese Steak is a sandwich made out of thinly sliced pieces of steak and melted cheese. A popular fast food item in America that originated in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was invented during the 1930′s when Pat and Harry Olivieri started to serve chopped steak on hoagie … Continue reading

La Maison Blanche (Paris, France)

La Maison Blanche (Paris, France)


This is the place we had our first dinner when we were in Paris for our holiday, located near Notre Dame de Paris this is a tourist spot with lots of neighbouring restaurant. Having said that you will immediately think that prices here will be a rip off, well it was the other way around … Continue reading

Blanquette de Veau

Blanquette de Veau


Blanquette de veau is a simple and delicately flavoured French veal stew. The word “blanquette” came from the French word “blanc” which means white, as this dish is a made out of a white sauce ragout, to add to the delicate flavour and light colour the meat and butter is never browned during the cooking … Continue reading