Tagged with Bread

Caprese Panzanella

Caprese Panzanella


Panzanella or panmolle is an Italian summer salad popular in Tuscany, it is commonly made out of stale bread, tomatoes, onions and basil dressed in balsamic vinaigrette. Stale bread is the most important part of this dish where is it’s moistened by pre-soaking it in water and pressed or infusing it with the salad dressing. … Continue reading

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Chicken Ala King

Chicken Ala King


This is one of the dishes I grew up with, my mom frequently makes this at home and I consider it one of her specialties. Her recipe was quite simple compared to the original and I got so used to it that is why when I first tried this one at a restaurant I told … Continue reading

Chilli Cheese Dog

Chilli Cheese Dog


Chilli dog is a dish made out of hotdogs in buns topped with chilli con carne and cheese, a very popular fast food in areas of America where there is a large Mexican-American population like California, Texas and Arizona. The Chilli dog have several popular variations such as Coney dog, Michigan dog or Texas hotdog, … Continue reading

Prune Bread

Prune Bread


Our banana bread recipe is quite popular and successful at home and with our friends so my wife stated to use that as a base in our several sweet bread recipes with some minor adjustments. Some of those recipes are the apple cranberry bread and this prune bread featured in this post. A really easy … Continue reading

Youtiao (Chinese Crullers)

Youtiao (Chinese Crullers)


Youtiao, Chinese Cruller or Chinese doughnut are two long bread sticks attached together made up of flour deep fried in vegetable oil, a very popular breakfast dish in China where often served with soybean milk (Dou Jiang). Other common serving suggestions are stuffing it with meat or sliced into smaller pieces then served together with … Continue reading

Chicken Empanada

Chicken Empanada


Empanada is a baked or fried pastry stuffed with meats, vegetables or fruits. The word came from the Spanish word “empanar” which means bread. A dish that originated in Galicia, Spain and Portugal during the 1520 and was derived from the Arabic meat filled pies called samosa (similar to how Italian calzones was invented). This … Continue reading

Roast Chicken Pita Pocket

Roast Chicken Pita Pocket


Back in the Philippines when we are lazy to cook our dinner we usually opted out for Lechon Manok (Filipino style charcoal roasted chicken) bought either in Andoks or Baliwag depending on the length of queue. I think this holds true with most of the Filipinos living in Manila during that time but with today’s endless choices … 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

Bart Burger

Bart Burger


Back in the Philippines during my college days our go to food item at late nights was this Burger Machine burger called the Bart Burger. I am not sure if this burger stand still exists but Burger Machine for us was the olden day’s food cart. Conveniently located on popular streets everywhere they are also … Continue reading

Must Try Food in Italy

Must Try Food in Italy


Pizza and Pasta lovers’ paradise, Italy. Well I guess this list would be the most predictable one as we all know what Italian cuisine has to offer us, but it’s not all about pizza and pasta because there are some other dishes that’s worth to be mentioned. Like in our past lists, I compiled most … Continue reading

Must Try Food in France

Must Try Food in France


Well where do I start? France is a foodies haven and I don’t know which ones I need to put and not to put into this list, I ate a lot when I was there and the amount of choices is phenomenal, all of them sounds amazing regardless whether it’s a dish from a three … Continue reading

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). Though this Chinese bread is classified as a pancake it is made from dough instead of batter. Dòushā Guō Bing is not the … Continue reading

Must Try Food in Munich, Germany

Must Try Food in Munich, Germany


In our last post regarding must try food lists it was generalized specific to a country, today we will be posting something specific to a place in Germany as they have a quite diverse cuisine in each region. Today we will be focusing on Bavaria, more specifically Munich and what I can say this place … Continue reading

Beef Gyros

Beef Gyros


Gyros is a Greek dish made out of roasted meat cooked on a vertical spit wrapped in a flat bread together with vegetables, spices and different types of sauces. This dish is Greeks own version of fast food as it can be seen almost anywhere in Greece like hamburgers in America, having said that sometimes … Continue reading