Tagged with Mushroom

Thai Seafood Soup (Tom Yum Talay)

Thai Seafood Soup (Tom Yum Talay)


Thai soups are amazing, the perfect combination of sour, salty, sweet and spicy notes leaves you taste buds coming for more. This soup for example is a good representation of that definition, the sour and fresh notes from lemongrass and lime, the salty fish sauce and hot chillies are a perfect match to fresh seafood … Continue reading

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

Bah Kut Teh

Bah Kut Teh


Bak kut teh if directly translated means pork rib tea, this Chinese soup is made out of meaty pork ribs slowly simmered for long times in an array of herbs and spices such as star anise, cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, garlic, wolfberries, dried dates, dried chillies, dried squid and even ginseng. This dish is popular … Continue reading

Bok Choy and Shiitake in Sesame Oil

Bok Choy and Shiitake in Sesame Oil


I hope I don’t run out green leafy vegetable recipe ideas as I do love them and I must admit getting addicted to it, this simple side dishes is such a lovely addition to any rice meals you may have, don’t you agree? So if you’re looking for something similar here is my growing list … Continue reading

Asparagus and Mushroom Stir Fry

Asparagus and Mushroom Stir Fry


Asparagus season is nearly coming to an end here in New Zealand so before that happens I will be sharing an easy stir fry recipe which uses this wonderful vegetable, you can pair this with any meats or with rice. Ingredients 1 large bunch asparagus, cut into 2 inch strips 5 pcs shiitake mushrooms, rehydrated … Continue reading

Tom Yum Gai

Tom Yum Gai


Tom Yum is my favourite Thai dish, and it will go easily on my top 5, when I eat this dish I have the same satisfaction that I get from sinigang (my favourite soup dish). I never grew up with this dish and it was just introduced to me for about 6 to 7 years … Continue reading

Steamed Chicken and Chinese Sausage

Steamed Chicken and Chinese Sausage


I don’t know when I had tried this dish but definitely it was from a Chinese restaurant. I remember I recreated this dish a long time ago just by remembering how it looked and tasted. The first attempt was a success and since then this was one of our normal menus that come once in … Continue reading

Spinach and Mushroom Stir Fry

Spinach and Mushroom Stir Fry


My constant hunt for easy and simple meat free vegetable recipes is quite challenging, especially for a carnivorous person like me but once you had found or created one it is so satisfying. This recipe is one example, it’s simple and really easy to prepare, now I have one more vegetable dish added to my … Continue reading

Creamy Tomato Mushroom Spaghetti

Creamy Tomato Mushroom Spaghetti


I guess I had already mentioned before that in Philippines spaghetti is a big thing, it is a very popular dish that is never absent on occasions such as birthdays, Christmas dinner or fiestas. This is a quintessential part of the Filipino cuisine hence you see it in most Filipino restaurants in the Philippines or … Continue reading