Sliced Tenderloin Steak in Butter Sauce

Tired of your usual steak in gravy, why not try this sliced tenderloin in #butter sauce

Steak as long as you cook it properly can’t go wrong you just need to choose the proper sauce that can come along with it like gravies, cheese sauces, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup and this simple butter sauce that gives a garlicky creamy touch. To have the full flavour beef is sliced into smaller bite size pieces which effectively coats each piece giving each bite a fuller flavour.

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Stir Fried Asian Greens

No recipe needed for this very simple and really easy Stir Fried Mixed Asian Greens, thanks @AlBrownChef for the inspiration.

This dish was inspired after I watched one of the episodes of Al Browns Get Fresh, it looks so delicious and ridiculously easy to make so after the show finished I grabbed some fresh Asian greens and cooked it right away as a side vegetable for our lunch.

Stir Fried Asian Greens Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 5 mins Total time: 10 mins Serves: 3 Ingredients
  • 1 pack shanghai bok choy, cut in half

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Gisadong Sayote

Simple sautéed #chayote and pork dish, Gisadong Sayote

Most of my college days this is what my mom as well as our house helper commonly serve if they ran out of ideas on what to cook. It was so easy for them as preparing this is next to none and it is also very convenient as we have a chayote (sayote) plant at our backyard which do bear a lot of this vegetable.

During those times I remember I hated this vegetable just imagine having this for at…

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Salmon Fin Soup

Have you ever wondered how they cook those #salmon fins you see #Asian fishmongers, well this is one good and simple recipe you will love.

I am not really sure if this is a Chinese dish but I categorized it as Chinese because the recipe happened to be from a Chinese person I met at the Asian Grocery. One day I was doing some groceries and saw this salmon fins sold in our local fishmonger, I don’t know how to use them or cook them so when some Chinese guy passed by and bought some of this I asked him how he prepares them. He said…

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Sangria

The king of all punches, the #Spanish #sangria. It’s the perfect drink for #summer.

Sangria

Sangria is an alcoholic beverage made out of red wine, fruit juices, soda water, fruit, some sweetener and sometimes brandy. It is a typical summer drink in Spain and Portugal which is named after the Spanish and Portuguese word “bloodletting” due to is dark-red colour. Sangria also is popular in Spanish and Portuguese colonies like the Central and Latin America.

This drink originated in Spain…

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Nilagang Baka

Nilagang Baka, a simple but very tasty beef soup dish, make sure you use the bony parts.

Nilagang Baka or Boiled Beef is one of the simplest dishes you will encounter but don’t be deceived by its simplicity because once done right it will be flavourful. So how really simple it is? Well the most basic ingredient to make one only uses beef, water, onion, peppercorn, salt and vegetables. It is very old recipe which definitely din not originate in the Philippines, in fact I remembered…

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Sweet and Sour Pork

Trust me this is the only Sweet and Sour Pork recipe you need, the crispy pork with that fruity sour sauce is just amazing! #sweetandsour

Sweet and sour pork is one of the most popular Chinese dishes around, it is of Cantonese origin and I guess it can be found anywhere around the world. The dish originated from a traditional Jiangsu called Pork in sugar and vinegar sauce which shares nearly the same ingredients and cooking process. It was in the 18th century when this dish was created by the family chefs of the Long Family from…

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Surimi and Sweet Potato Cakes

Tired of #ukoy then try this Surimi and Sweet Potato Cakes

In our neighbourhood we have some close friends and we have this neighbour dinners that we do once in a while. The idea is for everyone to bring their dinner for that night in the host neighbours house and basically indulge on it while sharing it with the other families. There is one rule though you need to bring the usual dinner menu you cook on a normal day which means you don’t need to cook…

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Pesa (Fish in Miso Soup)

#Pesa, a delicate, subtle tasting and healthy fish and vegetable soup definitely any fish lover would like.

Pesa is one of the least popular dishes in the Philippines, a humble dish usually made out of boiled fish with miso and vegetables like cabbage and tomatoes. The dish might have originated from the Chinese cuisine as Pesa in Hokkien word means “plain boiled”, the term also is exclusively used for fish meat and not any other meat. Like I mentioned earlier Pesa is not common in the Philippines so…

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Nougat

#Nougat a classic #French confectionery that looks hard to make but trust me its not.

Nougat is a type of confectionary made out of sugar, honey, egg whites and nuts usually served shaped as a bar or a cube. There are three types of this confectionary where it differs a lot in colour, the most common one is the white nougat, the second is a brown nougat which does not use egg whites making it firm and crunchy and the third one which is called Viennese or German nougat where it…

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