Category Archives: Rice toppings

Boodle fight……


Hi everyone. … its been a long time since i posted recipe. Been really busy as got a toddler now. Yes, we have a new member in the family. And shes really cute and very busy child. Her name is pepper by the way. …ok back to the recipe. I dont know if i will call this as a recipe as its a traditional food or way to celebrate a certain occaision. Its just any dish over the rice place in a banana leaf shared by numerous people. Just dont top the rice with soupy dishes as people will use their hands eating on this very long food table. We used to do it in fiesta, birthdays, even weddings or just normal group gatherings. As they say, its not the food, its not the place, its the companion and food that shared together. … happy eating!!!!

Chicken Fried Rice


Chicken fried rice……………Just want to share you one of my fried rice collection. Everytime I make a fried rice, I always re-use any leftover food. Well, instead of re-heating them as is, why not create a recipe out of it. This simple fried rice is more exciting to eat than a microwaved leftover rice. What do you think? Make sense?…………..

Ingredients:

  • Leftover rice
  • 3 cloves chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • left over fried chicken – cut
  • some onion leeks
  • 3 pcs beaten eggs

Procedures:

  • In a non-stcik pan, scramble egg in little olive oil set aside. should be runny.
  • In the same pan, saute galic in little olive oil, add in rice and leftover chicken and scramble egg
  • seasoned with salt and add in onion leeks.
  • Serve hot

Futuristic Menu


Futuristic Menu (1024x683)Food in the future……………………My fellow bloggers, I would love to share you what we did in our 2012 Christmas Party in our Church. There is a competition were every group needs to design and create a futuristic dinner booth. And I am very happy to tell you guys that we won the first prize. Yes, the overall champion booth. Who knows this might be the start of a new generation that food in the future might come into a capsule. A flavored capsule which you can choose a wide variety of viand such as roast meats, vegetables, dessert, soups and etc. What you think?………..The lovely tomato flower curving was made by my wife!!!!!

Ingredients and preparation:

Lots of love and team efforts!

Crspy Shrimps with Saute’d Mustard Greens


Ginisang gulay – ulam ng mahihirap with ulam ng mayayaman – shrimps………In english, the saute’d “veggies” are food for the poor people and “shrimps” – which was food for the rich people….This is another quick and easy vegetable recipe to be paired with your favorite fried dishes. I choose to paired it with crispy shrimps. Actually, there are hundred ways to enjoy egg and vegetable recipe, this will be my number one on the list. So, stay with me because we still have 99 recipes to go………..Did you know that shrimps  is a very rich source of trace mineral selenium. Selenium helps in neutralizing the effects of free radicals, which are associated with cancer and other degenerative diseases…..

Ingredients: good for 2-3 persons

Saute’d Mustard Greens: good for sharing

  • 1 bunch of mustard greens sliced
  • 2 pcs scrambled fresh egg
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 medium sliced onions
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp fish sauce

procedures:

  • In a teflon pan, heat oil and saute garlic and onions. add in mustard greens and seasoned with fish sauce and pepper
  • Add in eggs and cook for 1 minute.
  • Serve hot and paired with your favorite fried dishes.
  • Enjoy!!
  • Click here for crispy shrimps ingredients.

Beef Brisket


Beef Brisket…this dish is very similar to philippines’ “PARES”, ..Brisket is a popular food in chinese restaurant and takeaways…You can do a lot of meal using this beef brisket, you can top it on egg noodle soup, some serve it on a stir-fry vegetables and many more… Did you know that beef is a good source of protein, cholesterol, sodium, VitaminB6, Vitamin B12, zinc, iron, phosphorus, niacin, iron and selenium. The protein in Beef helps in providing strength to the body and helps in building muscles.

Ingredients: serves 6-8 persons

  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 medium onions (sliced)
  • 1 kl beef brisket (cut in bite size)
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup kikoman / soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup red bean curd
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 3 pcs cinnamon bars (wrapped in a tea bag)
  • 5 pcs star anise
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 stalk celery (chopped)
  • 2 pcs carrots (sliced bite size)
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • slices of onion leeks for toppings

Procedures:

  • In a large sauce pan, bring to boil beef, water, celery, star anise, cinnamon bars & onions for 30 minutes or until beef is tender.
  • In a separate pan, saute garlic, hoisin sauce, red bean curd, carrots and seasoned with salt & pepper, kikoman, sugar.
  • remove cinnamon bars and add in your sautéed ingredients. Boil for another 15 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  • You can serve in a bowl of steamed rice or topped to egg noodle soup and garnish with onion leeks.
  • Enjoy!!

 

 

DON BURI-Chicken teriyakidon


Don buri- anything or any food serves in a bowl and over rice. This recipe I made is similar to “KATSUBI STYLE” in Albany, since my wife always dine to japanese restaurant, I decided to make a week long japanese menu as our dinner…and the results is..after 3 days she doesnt want to eat japanese anymore…(hehehehe)….Did you know that vegetable in yasai itame such as beansprout contains all of the nutrients found in the various fruits and vegetables. It has protein, carbohydrates, major vitamin contribution: B vitamins, folate, vitamin C Major mineral contribution: Iron, potassium. thus, some studies says it may help with weight loss and improve risk markers for cardiovascular disease….

Ingredients:

Chicken bread mix

  • 100 gms chicken meat (sut into bite size)
  • flour for breading
  • 1 pc egg
  • salt & pepper
  • oil for frying

* coat chicken meat with flour then dip to egg then dip to flour again, fry until golden brown.

Teriyaki sauce

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce(kikoman)
  • 3 cups water
  • 100 gms of grilled chicken bones (to get that smokey flavor)
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch dissolve in 1 cup water
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 meium onions
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp hondashe (japanese MSG)
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • carrots & poato peel (optional) 

Procedures:

  • in a separate pan, heat oil and pan grilled chicken bones until darkly cooked. (to get that smokey flavor)
  • In a large sauce pan, place all ingredients except cornstarch, sugar and kikoman.. boil for 30 minutes. set aside and strain.
  • pour over sugar and kikoman..let it boil and add in cornstarch.. adjust your desired tickness by adding little water. stir well

Yasai Itame: (serves 3-4 persons)

  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 medium onins
  • 1 small bell pepper
  • 100 gms beansprout
  • 50 gms carrots julliene.
  • 2 tbsp kiko man
  • salt & pepper to taste

In a bowl, add a steamed rice and topped with chicken, yasai itame and pour teriyaki sauce.

Don Buri – Katsudon(pork)


Katsudon…..its a breaded pork cooked in egg & sweet soy sauce over steamed rice. You can also try this using chicken(torikatsu) or in beef(gyudon). . . Did you know that consumption of Pork in moderate quantities is helpful in gaining energy. It is good for skin, eyes, nervous system, bones and mental performance. Intake of Pork also ensures better immunity to body due to presence of essential antioxidants. But excessive eating of pork especially its fat may cause heart disease and may rise to hi-blood pressure….I recommend to eat less pork meat on your daily diet.

Ingredients: Good for one bowl

Pork bread mix

  • 100 gms pork meat
  • flour for breading
  • bread crunbs
  • 1 pc egg
  • salt & pepper

* coat pork meat with flour then dip to egg then dip to bread crunbs, fry until golden brown.

Sweet soy sauce

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce(kikoman)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp crushed ginger

*in a sauce pan, combine all ingredients and bring to boil, set aside(makes 4-6 servings)

You will also need onion rings & onion leeks and dried strips of “nori”(seaweeds) as optional.

Procedure:

  • in a little pan, pour in 1/2 cup of sweet soy sauce, bring to boil then add breaded pork meat, pour in remaining egg, onion rings & leeks. cover until egg is cooked. serve in a bowl of steamed rice.
  • Enjoy!!!
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