Tagged with Pasta

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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Calamari Marinara

Calamari Marinara


Marinara is one versatile sauce and a popular base to a lot of Italian dishes. Made from tomato, garlic, onions and herbs it can be used with any meats or vegetables you want to toss on it. Though you see the name mostly on Pasta it is not exclusive for it as it can also … Continue reading

Pizzeria Pepone (Paris, France)

Pizzeria Pepone (Paris, France)


After visiting the love lock bridge and leaving our share of memento we slowly strolled along the River Seine moving towards Notre Dame. Having walked the path several times we decided why not explore the inner streets and see what Paris can offer. Several hundred metres after the bridge we turned right to Rue Dauphine … Continue reading

Lastri Goffredo (Pisa, Italy)

Lastri Goffredo (Pisa, Italy)


From Rome to Cannes we passed by Pisa a nice small town in Italy where it is famous for its leaning tower. If you are driving from Rome to Cannes this is a nice place to stop over for lunch, if you leave at 8AM in Rome you will be in Pisa at lunch time, … Continue reading

Gilardi (Cannes, France)

Gilardi (Cannes, France)


Dining in Cannes especially during the tourist season can be really hard especially when you don’t have any reservations made, almost all of the restaurants are full especially at dinner time. I still remember my first day there, were all tired after we drove all the way from Rome and what we all want is … Continue reading

What do Filipinos serve during Christmas

What do Filipinos serve during Christmas


Before we go on to the list let me tell you how Christmas is celebrated in the Philippines first because it is awesome! Christmas there is hard to compare with other countries, you may say I am biased because I am a Filipino but I tried having Christmas in other countries as well and no … Continue reading

Pronto Pasta (Innsbruck, Austria)

Pronto Pasta (Innsbruck, Austria)


On the way to Swarovski Kristallwelten in Austria you feel like you are in a middle of small town without anything on it, not sure if it holds true for everyone but our GPS directed us to pass inside a small town called Wattens. It was nearly lunch time when we were there so we … 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

10 Dieci (Rapperswil, Switzerland)

10 Dieci (Rapperswil, Switzerland)


A visit in Zurich would not be complete without a Zurich Lake ferry ride. Some just make it by hopping in to several stations but to make the most of it you have to travel the whole way from Zurich to Rapperswil, the scenery is amazing and is an eye candy in every direction. The … Continue reading

Ciro & Ciro (Rome, Italy)

Ciro & Ciro (Rome, Italy)


I spent my birthday this year in this restaurant and I am glad I did. This establishment was suggested to us by the hotel receptionist on where we stayed when we had our holiday in Rome, it is located in a not so busy area in Rome away from all the tourists so it’s not … Continue reading

Brasserie du Musee (Versailles, France)

Brasserie du Musee (Versailles, France)


After queuing really long and exploring the Versailles royal château and gardens a good food is a must thanks to a conveniently located restaurant just outside the palace we did not have a hard time looking for one. Brasserie du Musee is just around the corner roughly 100 meters from the main gate of Versailles, … Continue reading

Linguini with Chicken Ragu

Linguini with Chicken Ragu


Ragu is an Italian dish made out of a meat-based sauce commonly served with pasta, it is a very generic definition for a meat sauce hence pasta dishes like Bolognese, Neapolitan and Barese falls in this category. Usually sauce is made by stock, water, wine, milk, cream, tomato or any combination of those. Meats used … Continue reading