Tagged with Rice

Cebu Style Steamed Rice

Cebu Style Steamed Rice


I recently saw this rice topping in Facebook when a friend of mine shared this drool worthy recipe from Certified Foodies, I was so intrigued as I haven’t tried them yet but it looks so good hence I did my own research in the hope of recreating it at home. After reading handful of recipes … Continue reading

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Biko

Biko


I am so craving for some rice cake now, you can’t blame me as I haven’t tried them for quite sometime and now is the payback time. Just imagine I grew up with rice cakes as a part of my daily life as my grandparent always prepare them for merienda (tea time) then in the … Continue reading

Mexican Cafe (Auckland, New Zealand)

Mexican Cafe (Auckland, New Zealand)


Of all the establishments I featured here at Ang Sarap there is only one place as of this date that I had visited more than three times and it is this Mexican restaurant called Mexican Cafe right in the middle of Auckland CBD. Visiting more than three times means one thing, they offer good food … Continue reading

Lechon Fried Rice

Lechon Fried Rice


When we are talking about lechon leftovers first thing that comes to mind would be Lechon Paksiw but there are other things that you can do with that scraps of roasted pig, you can use it as a filling for pita breads or even use it as a main ingredient in your fried rice like this … 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

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

Taro & Sticky Rice with Coconut Cream

Taro & Sticky Rice with Coconut Cream


When we dine out I guess I told a lot of times our first go to cuisine is Japanese, but what’s the next option if Japanese is unavailable? Well it will be Vietnamese and we do love their noodle dishes but Vietnamese is not just about noodles they also have great desserts and one of … Continue reading

Zongzi

Zongzi


I like researching about Chinese dishes as most of them have a colourful legend on how it originated, like this dish called Zongzi. This dish is said to be a commemoration of the death of Qu Yuan, a very famous Chinese poet from the kingdom of Chu during the Warring States period. The poet is … Continue reading

Crispy Pork Cheeks and Bacon Fried Rice

Crispy Pork Cheeks and Bacon Fried Rice


Today’s post is another leftover dish, a type of fried rice with crispy pork cheeks, bacon, corn, eggs and spring onions. Make sure you prepare your pork cheeks and bacon properly by making them crispy first before adding it in the fried rice to have that really nice texture on every spoonful. For those not … Continue reading

Lelot Balatong

Lelot Balatong


Lelot Balatong or Guninataang Monggo is a type of Rice porridge mixed with mung beans cooked in coconut milk. A popular Filipino dish which is commonly served during merienda (afternoon tea). I totally forgot about this dish, I even can’t remember when was the last time I had it. Luckily today this was waiting for … Continue reading

Chinese Sausage and Scallion Fried Rice

Chinese Sausage and Scallion Fried Rice


I haven’t cooked fried rice for a long time and the last time was this Pineapple Fried Rice exactly 1 year ago. While the last one was something traditional and popular today we will be doing some freestyle and this was our brunch, resulting from “don’t know what to eat for breakfast” scenario. So the following … Continue reading

Bento Bowl

Bento Bowl


Bento for those who does not know is a term for defining a packed meal (home or takeaway) in Japanese cuisine, similar to “Baon” in Philippines, “Dosirak” in Korea or “Biandang” in Taiwan. Traditionally a bento uses a boxed shaped container which is filled with different food items such as rice, meat, vegetables (pickled, cooked … Continue reading

Bibingka

Bibingka


When I see some bibingka it reminds me about Christmas, it is because this type of rice cake is usually sold outside the churches during “Simbang Gabi” (a nine-day mass ritual before Christmas eve that happens very early in the morning) and “Misa de Gallo” (Christmas eves mass). Bibingka is made out of rice flour … Continue reading

Comida Tsina

Comida Tsina


Comida Tsina is a type of Filipino clay pot dish which consists of steamed rice cooked in hot pot together with chicken, Chinese sausage and mushrooms. This dish did originate from the Chinese Claypot chicken rice which is a common traditional dinner dish found in China, Singapore and Malaysia. Clay pot rice on the other … Continue reading