Tagged with Paleo

Hototay

Hototay


I know it’s getting warm and beautiful now on the other side of the world, but to where I am it’s the other way around as temperature is dropping off so fast. Winter season is near and what could be better than a bowl of hot soup on a chilly, rainy or windy kind of … Continue reading

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Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken


Tandoori Chicken is a very popular Indian roasted chicken dish that is marinated in yoghurt and lots of different spices. A very hot and spicy chicken dish but versions outside India had been toned down to be more palatable. Original version uses a lot of turmeric and ground chillies to achieve that distinctive red orange … Continue reading

French Beans and Salted Duck Egg Yolks

French Beans and Salted Duck Egg Yolks


Usually stir fries revolves around the following common sauces like soy sauce, fish sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, chilli and black bean but have you tried using salted duck egg yolks? Yes you’ve seen it correctly salted duck egg yolks, it’s nothing new in fact this is used in Asian and South East Asian cuisine. … Continue reading

Greek Salad

Greek Salad


Greek salad or Horiatiki as the name suggests is a popular salad in Greek cuisine. Usually this salad is made out of tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, feta cheese, and olives dressed with olive oil then seasoned with salt and oregano. A staple dish in Greece where it is commonly served with pita bread and an ice … Continue reading

Filipino Style Chicken Curry

Filipino Style Chicken Curry


Last weekend I was checking all of my old posts looking for photos that I did not like. During the early days of my blogging I don’t make my food photos as inviting as what we have now so old posts are recycled, reposted and photos are changed with better lighting, angle and composition one … Continue reading

Tinolang Halaan

Tinolang Halaan


Back in the Philippines you can buy clams at a really cheap price, here in New Zealand it’s a different story, it is expensive and would cost you around NZ$ 8.00-12.00 (PHP 300.00-450.00) a kilo, remember that kilo might only equate to 150g of clam meat but even though its expensive if a craving hits … 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

Java Rice

Java Rice


I never had seen rice prepared in a similar way with other cuisines so where did this dis originated? Is it Spanish in origin or Indonesian as the name hints, well I am not really sure. So people claim it came from Indonesia just look at this Yahoo Answer but I guess they don’t know … Continue reading

Prawn and Cashew Vindaloo

Prawn and Cashew Vindaloo


Vindaloo is a type of Indian curry dish very popular in the region of Goa, it is regarded as a very hot and spicy dish. This dish was derived form a Portuguese dish called “Carne de vinha d’alhos” which means meat in wine and garlic, but during the course of history it was heavily modified … Continue reading

Fried Egg with Black Fungus and Shrimps

Fried Egg with Black Fungus and Shrimps


Fried Egg with Black Fungus and Shrimps is a Chinese omelette entrée or side dish, usually served with other dishes like stir fries or soups. If you love omelettes and looking for new flavours or ways of cooking it then try this Asian twist, its quick and easy even your kids can make it for … Continue reading

Dinengdeng

Dinengdeng


Dinengdeng or inabraw is Filipino dish indigenous to the Ilocos region. For me this dish is like a free style vegetable soup dish where you are free to place any exotic vegetables you wish to use some of the most popular ones are bamboo shoots, okra, string beans jute leaves, moringa, bitter melon leaves, alakon … Continue reading

Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Cucumber and Tomato Salad


Love cucumbers and vinegar then I suggest you try this one out, a simple variation of the classic Filipino side dish. It’s a simple mix of cucumber, tomatoes and red onions served with balsamic vinaigrette, it’s easy and simple but delicious. Pair it with heavy meats and rich saucy dishes, it’s a good side dish … Continue reading

Slowly Braised Oxtail

Slowly Braised Oxtail


This soul food is one of the best stew dishes out there.  The tender meat and collagen rich gravy just makes me salivate just but imagining it. I know for some using oxtails is weird and yucky but trust me if you try this recipe it would change how you look at it, it will … Continue reading

Chicken Gumbo

Chicken Gumbo


Gumbo is a dish made out of meat or shellfish slowly stewed in a spice infused stock seasoned with vegetables and finished with a thickener which usually is okra. This thickener is the most important ingredient in this dish as it usually defines what category the gumbo fall in: Choctaw spice filé powder gumbo - The … Continue reading

Grilled Squid and Rocket Salad

Grilled Squid and Rocket Salad


Its spring now here in New Zealand buy its still cold anyways there’s no stopping me from having a salad in a cold day if I am craving for it that is why today we will be making one, the Grilled Squid and Rocket Salad. I saw this on TV a couple of months ago … Continue reading