Tagged with Soup

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

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

Hansan (Auckland, New Zealand)

Hansan (Auckland, New Zealand)


Who does not love a good serving of a hot flavourful noodle soup on a cold rainy day, it gives you that comfort and warmth every delicious bite and that’s what I exactly feel when I order C14 or P09 at Hansan’s. If you’re a regular customer at Hansan then you will know what this … Continue reading

Batchoy Tagalog

Batchoy Tagalog


Batchoy Tagalog is one of the variants of the famous Filipino soup dish called Batchoy, the difference is that meats and offal used in this version are smoked and sometimes it uses a misua as its noodles. Pork blood is also added in this dish where it can be coagulated or poured directly on the … 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

Pork and Prawn Balls in Aromatic Broth

Pork and Prawn Balls in Aromatic Broth


When I saw this dish in one of Gordon Ramsays cooking show I told myself I will be definitely making one of this, the flavour notes and ingredients is an exact match to what we love. I still remember it was shown on one of his series regarding affordable and easy home cooking, and it … Continue reading

Nilagang Baboy

Nilagang Baboy


Nilagang Baboy is one of the simplest dish that you will ever encounter, it is so simple it’s just meat boiled water with vegetables of your choice, it might sound bland but if you get it right, you will get the essence of the meat you are using. Preparing this dish is similar to making … Continue reading

Chicken Mami

Chicken Mami


Every New Year back the Philippines locals make lots of noise both to welcome the New Year and casts out bad spirits hence everyone have their own fireworks show in their own backyard. Have a look at this video. It’s not that crazy from above but when you are in ground zero it looks similar … 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

Glass Noodles Soup with Minced Beef

Glass Noodles Soup with Minced Beef


Commonly when it comes to glass noodles or bean thread noodle soup dishes the usual meat used is either pork or chicken, I never had seen beef used in this type of dish which I think is odd as it gives much flavours compared to the chicken and pork, that is why today we will … Continue reading

Cazuela de Vaca

Cazuela de Vaca


Cazuela de Vaca is a dish that originated in Chile, a very hearty dish which is made out of beef, pumpkins, potatoes, corn and other vegetables. In Spanish cazuela means “Pot” or “Casserole” and Vaca means “Beef”. Tradition in Chile says that cazuela is typically eaten by taking the soup first, then eating the meat … Continue reading

Sotanghon Soup

Sotanghon Soup


Sotanghon also known as Cellophane noodles, Chinese vermicelli, Tang Hoon, Bean Threads, Bean Thread Noodles, Crystal Noodles, or Glass noodles is a type of transparent noodles which are made out of mung beans (green beans). This type of noodle is widely used in East and South East Asian Cuisine such as the Korean Jap Chae, … Continue reading

Lor Mee

Lor Mee


Lor Mee is a noodle dish found in Malaysia and Singapore where thick yellow noodles are served in a very starchy gravy alongside other ingredients such as ngo hiang, fish cake or balls, fried meat dumplings, half a boiled egg and slices of pork belly to name some. This is usually found on hawker stalls … Continue reading