Tagged with Grilled

Pollo Loco Chicken

Pollo Loco Chicken


The first time I had this was back in the Philippines in SM Megamall, I still remember how it caught my attention because the image of flame grilled vibrant yellow coloured chicken in front of their restaurant is still vivid in my memories. Grilling chicken shown on display in their establishment is such a good … Continue reading

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Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadilla


Quesadilla is a popular Mexican turnover dish filled mainly with cheese together with other ingredients such as chicken, beef mince, beans, vegetables and/or chillies. This ingredients are then placed in either corn or flour tortilla where it is folded in half, cooked either by pan frying, grilling, baking or deep frying (quesadillas fritas) then sliced … Continue reading

Isaw and other Pinoy Street Barbecue

Isaw and other Pinoy Street Barbecue


Barbecue in the Philippines is nothing compared to the usual barbecue we all know of, while we have the normal ones like the pork in skewers and chicken barbecue we have more to offer and most of it will be disgusting for non-Filipinos which make a visit to a street vendor would look like an episode from … Continue reading

Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos


Tacos, mmmmm what’s not to like in this Mexican treat. A popular dish which uses meat as its main ingredient, but going back to its roots the original one dates even before the arrival of Europeans in Mexico, it was the indigenous people living in the lake region of the Valley of Mexico who created … 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

Aristocrat Style Chicken Barbecue

Aristocrat Style Chicken Barbecue


Mmmmmm. Just the smell of it makes your day. Barbecue in the Philippines is a big deal, in almost every street corner someone sells that charcoal grilled meats. Varieties are endless from chicken to pork, and if that is not enough for you offal such as chicken and pork intestines (isaw), liver, chicken heart, chicken … Continue reading

Brochette de Poulet

Brochette de Poulet


Two more days then its officially summer here in New Zealand! Summer here means a lot of barbecues and outdoor grilling, and what’s the best way to start it is with simple grilled dish called Brochette de Poulet. Brochette is a French term for mixed meats and vegetables that are skewered then grilled. It is … Continue reading

Hoisin Pork Ribs

Hoisin Pork Ribs


Hoisin or Haixian sauce is a Chinese sauce that is made out of sweet potato, soybeans and peppers red chili peppers, a very popular flavouring in a lot of Chinese dishes such as spring rolls, Peking duck and barbecue pork. The word “Hoisin” in Cantonese means seafood but despite its name this sauce does not … Continue reading

Piri Piri Chicken

Piri Piri Chicken


If you had dined in at Nandos you will know what a Piri Piri Chicken (Nandos call it Peri Peri) is but for those who does not, it is a type of chicken dish marinated in chillies, herbs and lemon then flame grilled. One of the best chicken recipes you will ever encounter especially if … Continue reading

Grilled Chicken and Peach Mango Salsa

Grilled Chicken and Peach Mango Salsa


Sometimes chicken breast can be boring especially when it is cooked the wrong way that is why when we have some bad ones we call them white bread because they taste like one. Chicken breast when overcooked will become dry and tough making it unpleasant to eat but there are tricks in cooking them so … Continue reading

Inihaw na Panga

Inihaw na Panga


Inihaw na panga or Grilled jaws is a popular dish in the Philippines where soy sauce marinated fish jaws are grilled in charcoal commonly served as a beer match or what we call pulutan. Now you might be wondering why fish jaws? Well this part when coming from a large fish like tuna or hapuka … Continue reading

Sisig

Sisig


Sisig is a very popular dish in Philippines but not for dinner neither lunch, it’s a dish served when you’re enjoying an ice-cold beer after a long day’s work. Yes it is a beer snack, most of the gatherings in Philippines that involves beer or any alcohol would definitely have this dish. When I was … Continue reading

Peach, Bacon and Ricotta Crostini

Peach, Bacon and Ricotta Crostini


Crostini is an Italian appetizer made out of small slices of grilled or toasted bread topped with an array of choices such as cheeses, meats, fruits, vegetables and herbs. Today we will be making some ciabatta based crostini topped with ricotta, peach and bacon, an excellent combination of contrasting flavours which enhances every element on … Continue reading

Vietnamese Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork

Vietnamese Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork


Thit Heo Nuong Xa or Vietnamese Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork are grilled pork pieces usually served as a side dish to fried noodle and noodle soups. These addictive meat dish are sweet and savoury and sometimes with a sticky outer layer. The secret on this recipe is the marinade used and the way it is … Continue reading

Beef Ribs Churrascaria

Beef Ribs Churrascaria


Churrascaria for those who haven’t heard of it is a word to define a place where meat is cooked in Churrasco style, which basically is an equivalent of barbecue. This dish originated in Brazil more specifically in the Pampa region, traditionally it is cooked using fire pits and charcoal at backyards but due to modernization … Continue reading