Tagged with Steamed

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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Siomai (Shumai)

Siomai (Shumai)


Siomai or Shumai is a traditional Chinese dumpling served in dim sum. In China there are two varieties of Siomai which are the Cantonese and Jinghan. The difference between the two varieties is that the Cantonese is made out of pork, shrimp and black mushroom covered in a thin sheet of dough while the siomai … Continue reading

Barilla Dumpling (Auckland, New Zealand)

Barilla Dumpling (Auckland, New Zealand)


This was one of the most controversial restaurants in Auckland and you might be wondering why? Well this was voted top 10 in Metro’s Cheap Eats but it was also rated as one of the dirtiest last August 2013. That rating didn’t stop its popularity though and people still continued to flock the restaurant, even … 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

Jumbo Siopao

Jumbo Siopao


Back in the Philippines this type of steamed bun is one of my favourite comfort meal, when I am hungry and want some quick and easy fast food this would me one of my few choices. So what is special with this jumbo siopao compared to the others like siopao asado and siopao bola bola, well … 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

Kikiam

Kikiam


Kikiam or Quekiam is another popular street food in the Philippines usually sold by street vendors pushing wooden carts equipped with deep frying woks. Usually sold together with fish balls it is also served with three kinds of dipping sauce which are: spicy vinegar, sweet brown gravy and sweet and spicy brown gravy. This street … 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

Sapin Sapin

Sapin Sapin


Sapin-sapin is a sticky rice cake from the Philippines, it originated in a northern province called Abra. The name came from the word sapin which means sheets or layer, it is also the main characteristic of this rice cake, its vibrant multi coloured layers. It is made out of steamed glutinous rice flour served with … Continue reading

Gyoza

Gyoza


Gyoza is a popular Japanese dumpling made out of chopped cabbage, minced meat and seasonings wrapped in a very thin dumpling sheet. Usually cooked by boiling, steaming, pan frying, or deep frying but the most popular one a combination steaming and pan frying. This little wonder originated in China from a dish called Jiaozi, the … Continue reading

Embutido

Embutido


  Embutido is a generic term used for a type of sausage found in Spain, Portugal, Philippines, and several South American countries. Usually embutidos are similar to other European sausages where it made out of minced meat mixed with other spices and ingredients and wrapped in pig’s intestines. Philippine embutido is different, though it contains … Continue reading

Tikoy

Tikoy


Tikoy or Nian Gao is a popular Chinese dessert made out of steamed glutinous rice. The word “Nian Gao” literally means “sticky cake” and in Chinese words it would sound like “higher year” which implies progress for the coming year that is why this food item is usually given as a gift by Chinese during … Continue reading

Siopao Bola Bola

Siopao Bola Bola


I’ve been experimenting a lot in making a good pork bun and I think this time I got what I really need the same quality you get from Chinese dim sum shops. While I had posted a good bun recipe before that was not as par as what you can get in Chinese restaurants, but … Continue reading

Pork and Prawn Dumplings

Pork and Prawn Dumplings


Dumplings is one of those simple yet delicious Chinese creations, made out of meat, seafood or sweets covered in thin dough made out of flour cooked by boiling, steaming or frying. There are different types of dumplings and here are some of the popular ones. Jiaozi – The most popular dumpling in China, it contains … Continue reading

Puto Calasiao

Puto Calasiao


Puto Calasiao is one of my favourite rice cakes; it reminds me a lot of my childhood as this is one of the things I ask my mom to buy when she goes to the market. Because of this sweet treat it was easy for her to persuade me into doing the market with her … Continue reading