Karepan

I’m not having a fit, they were a bit over-cooked as you can see. The panko crust almost burnt, because I was afraid the dough is not cooked enough inside. Overall the bread came out fluffy. The contrast between the outer crust and the bread itself was worth the wait. It’s very convenient to use left over…

Lemon & Dill Tilapia

Fish is fish 🙂 Did you know that you can change the sex of a Tilapia fish. They use the hormone 17alpha-methytestosterone to induce the young female fishies to convert into males.  Sex Reversal Article 2 Tilapia fillet 3 tbsp Lemon Olive oil Wash and dry Tilapia with paper towel. Coat the fish with lemon and a…

Scones of a kind

This recipe is easy and fast. Within 30 minutes you’ll have a baked scones ready to be devoured. You can also make the dough the night before and freeze them for the next day or until you need them. Preheat oven to 375°F Bake 20-25 mins Sift Dry Ingredients 2 cups All-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar…

sort of a Tandoori Chicken

 This recipe is very simple and easy. It is based off of Jamie Oliver and Chef Harpal Singh’s version of tandoori chicken. It can be skewered or not, BBQ grilled, oven baked, or stove top grilled. It is one of my favorite dish to order. Usually the restaurant version is vibrant red because they use food…

Coconut Milk Fish Curry + Naan

It’s been almost 6 months since my last post, and so here it goes.  This curry is for 1 serving only. I got the original recipe from recipesaresimple. My version is tweaked, but none the less it is delicious, creamy and serves as a great complement to naan. The ingredients are probably already in your pantry. oil for…

Grilled Pork-Chop

Pork-chop + Tuley Bros Marinade = nomnom It’s best to marinade the pork over-night. Grill, broil, or bake? Chose wisely. .. it’s yummy either way 🙂

Corn Dawg bites

By far, this is the best Corn dog recipe I’ve ever found and made.The batter was a little thick, so I added extra milk. Batter: 1/2 cup Yellow cornmeal 1/2 cup + 1-3tbsp(it it’s too thick) all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/8 tsp salt 1/16 tsp pepper 1/8 cup white sugar 1/2 egg 1/2…

Dinner for eggs

Scrambled eggs + chives = nom nom + kimchi = nomnom nomnom + seaweed = nomnomnom lol I’m so silly sometimes…It’s just “the” day, Cities:Skylines got released. Yep, today! Yay, It’s better than Sim City!!! 10x better if you ask me, especially if you like city building games. I’ve been Terra-forming the City of Evansville which…

Sizzling Chicken & Liver

I love chicken liver. I believe this is the first time in a decade that I’ve cooked and eaten chicken liver. It has been a long time. Even though chicken liver is notorious for cholesterol, you should not stray away from eating it. There are many benefits from eating chicken liver. 1. It contains all 9 essential amino…

Miso Ramen

It snowed 8-10 inches yesterday, totally irrelevant to the blog. I took a snapshot as it poured continuously. What is good to eat during the cold weather? Raaa-men! Ingredients: Ramen noodles, water, miso paste, hot pepper paste, shredded seaweed, eggs, pepper, sesame oil, worcestershire sauce, onion flakes, garlic powder, dashi stock granules, and onion powder. Cook the…

Chicken&Carrots Curry

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Very good! I will never stop eating curry 🙂 This time I didn’t have potatoes, so….carrots & chicken it was. So, I figured not everybody can buy the Golden curry cubes, so I’ve done a bit of research and runnyrunny999 had an episode on how to make the curry roux. Ingredients: 4…

Banh phong tom

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Very good! Prawn crackers aka Banh phong tom are another staple in our pantry. They’re great for filling your cravings for crunchy chips. This is my favorite brand because they end up looking like white disks. They are about the size of 50 cents Australian dollar, just a little bit bigger…

Ham & Cheese Pastry

I tried making puff pasty once, and I definitely think I will probably never do it again. I made my first laminated pastry dough in October 10, 2013. Thanks to Joepastry.com. He had a great step by step tutorial and a wonderful explanation of the entire process. It is a lot harder than it looks from…

Kwek Kwek

Kwek kwek is a popular street food in the Philippines. It is usually made with “balut”-a duck egg with an itsy bitsy embryo. I don’t remember ever eating Kwek kwek, because my mother didn’t allow us to purchase and eat street foods sold by the street. She was always skeptical about where the water that was…

Cookies – Shiroi Koibito

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Very good! When I was about teen-ish years old, my mother brought home a box of Shiroi-Koibito. It was a large metal box filled with individually wrapped cookies. She received them as a present from her boss, “Chef Takaya” who was from Japan. Every time Chef Takaya came home for his holiday…

AEbleskiver

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Very good! We own a “Takoyaki” pan. Yep… the fabulous pan had been sitting in the cabinet collecting cob webs for quite some time now. But today might be it’s lucky day! I’ve discovered a danish pancake called “Ebleskiver/AEbleskiver” meaning apple slices. Apparently they are pancake stuffed with apples or fruits…

Pumpkin Pie + Raspberries

This is a classic Betty Crocker recipe Filling: 2 eggs 1/2 cup sugar 1 tbsp Pumpkin pie spice 12 oz Evaporated milk 15 oz Pumpkin pie mix Crust: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 tbsp cold water Easy as a pie. Bake at 425°F for 15 minutes, then reduce temperature…

NY Cheesecake

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Very good! It’s been a while, here’s something old that I forgot to post.  🙂 Erik baked the cheesecake. I was too busy messing with Adobe muse… He got excited when he saw that it didn’t crack in the middle, but towards the end it eventually cracked on the sides and the middle. It…

BBQ Ribs

Thanksgiving dinner. A rack of BBQ Ribs. So, the meat is already cooked and seasoned but I made it extra delicious. For some reason, cooked bbq meat isn’t as good as it should be. It doesn’t mean it can’t be tweaked. Ingredients: Your favorite cooked+seasoned ribs and Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce. Defrost the meat then…

Lemon & Pepper Salmon

I always go for the easy and delicious. This could not get any easier. Ingredients: Weber lemon pepper marinade mix, lemon juice, and salmon. I think the marinade could easily be duplicated = Sugar, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, corn starch, red bell pepper, lemon peel and turmeric. Marinade for more than 3 hours. Wrap…

Chicken & Pasta

So trying to mix and match..Yesterday’s grilled chicken was delicious. So I thought, “Why not use the marinade as a pasta sauce?” It turned out…not so good, yet edible. Ingredients: Tuley Bros marinade, cubed chicken thighs, garlic, onion, water, corn starch, macaroni noodles, salt, and pepper. Onions+garlic+chicken=cook for a couple of minutes. Marinade sauce+water+salt+pepper (to…