There are a few things that make this life so much better. One of them is barbecue pork on sticks Pinoy style. I'm going to find out how to make barbecue Grill Queen style. Grill Queen is a small independent chain that sells barbecued meat - pork, chicken, seafood...you name it, they probably barbecue it. … Continue reading Stick food!
I bought a bowl of plums from the Friday Market for £1 last week with the intention of consuming them purely for my 5-a-day. Usually the fruit that I get from that particular market stall is sweet and perfect (yes, really!) but surprisingly, these plums were very tart. I tried eating the fruit but it … Continue reading This cake happened today!
This should go wrong...even when I was making it, it felt absolutely wrong. The batter didn't look like it was going to set at all. But let me tell you, whoever invented magic custard cakes is an absolute genius! This is going on my must-bake-all-the-time list! For those who have missed this growing trend, magic … Continue reading Absolutely magic!
Recipe in development! Char siu in puff pastry...in my head it was going to work. But I think I need to read up on how people do this so that I can see where I went wrong and adapt my recipe. The filling works though so that's one thing that went right!
This is a recipe in development and I'm quite excited about it. Alan and I may have found the best milk bread recipe. It's easy to make and relatively easy to handle. We've been able to bake hotdog buns with it. Now, when I say hotdog buns, I mean Chinese hotdog buns which are also … Continue reading Chinese hotdog buns
I've always been proud of Filipino food. I've always believed that if people tried the food that we Filipinos ate on a daily basis (ably prepared by our mothers and titas), people would be addicted too! Filipino cuisine is influenced by the food cultures from China, Malaysia, Indonesia, China and Spain. We also have a … Continue reading Hopia
I've almost always bought the potstickers (which are similar to the Japanese gyoza), whether cooked and ready to eat or frozen. I've never really made them myself. Mostly because I thought the pleating would be a difficult thing to do. I'm a perfectionist so anything that doesn't look good to me is a disappointment (reminds … Continue reading Chinese potsticker dumplings