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GP chicken bbq / Inasal


Hello there…. lately my wife is craving for bbq and we are in the process of having a trial of bbq sauce, bbq marinade until we decided to use our own brand GP Garlic Vinegar Dip and Marinade… you can pls order here.. https://gpkitchen.co.nz/product/garlic-chili-vineger-dip-marinade/ it turns out so good and delicious. And most of all easy to prepare and execute. Im very happy to share you our homemade chicken bbq recipe

Ingredients
4 chicken drumstick
4 chicken wings
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tbsp achuette powder
4 tbsp GP garlic vinegar marinade dip
2 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp soy sauce

Procedures:
In a bowl, mix all ingredients and marinate chicken 12 hours or over night.
Grill in charcoal or pan grilled.
Serve hot with a GP marinade and dip sauce on the side.

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Pork Skinless Longganisa 



This is my version of pork longganisa….. Every single longganisa has its own identity and version. As i follow my own cooking rules, i always make sure that every recipe i create is compose of my 4s secret taste buds… 4s is = balance of sweet, salty, sour and spicy. So its no longer a secret as i revealed it already…. Oooops, i forget the main secret, do it with love. This is my wife and daughter breakfast for almost every single week….Now back to longganisa, its a simple minced pork with my 4s ingredients. Are you ready???? Here we go….

Recipe????

500 gms mince lean pork plus 100 gms mince pork with fat. 1 pc egg, salt pepper to taste, 50 gms crushed pineapples, 100 gms brown sugar, chili flakes to spice up, 1/2 cup banana ketsup. 2 tbs honey, 1/2 cup corn flour, 1 cup minced garlic…

 Yes a lot of garlic.. combine all ingredient together and place in a cling film like a sausage style. Depending on the size you wanted. You can do thick or thin sausages… Freeze overnight…Cooking?? take out sausage in cling film and place little oil in a teflon pan, seared all sides then add in 1 cup of water and simmer for 20 mins until it is thickened. Fry until sticky and sausages are starting to caramelized…then fonish with little soy sauce around 1 tbsp….. Serve hot with rice!!!! Yuiummmyyy

Chicken burger and garden salad



Just thought of sharing my boss meal. Every single day i cook different lunch meal for her. ….As we sell burger in the cafe but she doesnt want to eat carb, so decided to deconstruct it. It comes out nicely and well presented. As we need to eat with our eyes first.. Its yummy. Try my gluten free chicken burger with side garden salad…..

Recipe????

300 grams mince chicken, 1 pc egg, pinch garlic powder, salt and pepper, 1 small minces onions, 50gms minced red peppers, parsley, 2 tbsp gf flour…combine everything then form a patty. Then seared in a metal teflon pan with little oil. Bake for 10 mins…makes 2 or 3 patties..

Plating:

Your favourite garden salad. Mesclun, cucumber, red onions, olives, feta cheese optional. Plus olive oil, lemon and salt and pepper for dreasing.

Using your imagination, plate up cooled burger and salad…topped with aoili dressing and ketsup if you wish…. Yuuum!!!

Fruit punch


fruit pounchJust sharing a classic fruit punch with apple swan….Ingredients? any fruit you want like apples, oranges, grapes, melon, strawberries. I always limit 4-5 fruits in a bowl of tropical fruit juice or simply fresh orange juice. You may add wine or some vodka, gin if you want depending on your guest needs………love it……….Did you know that those who ate the most apples had a 50 percent lower risk of developing lung cancer and people who eat two apples per day may lower their cholesterol level. ….And eating green apples lets you awake at night???? believe it or not, its up to you……happy apple eating!

Steak on Skewers


Missed this meal!!!

Foodtrip......by: nors vargas

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…………..Just introducing one of the favourite dish back home in the Philippines. Inspired by my first proper restaurant work place, I would like to share this plate made of rump steak and alternate seasonal veggies served in a bed of rice pilaf……………..Watch out for more ala carte dishes!!!!

Ingredients and preparation:

alternate dice cuts of rump steak and courgettes and onions grilled your way! seasoned with lea perins and salt and pepper

served in rice pilaf

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2013 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 67,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Vegetarian Savoury Muffin


Just made this again…. Yumm!!!

Foodtrip......by: nors vargas

Vegetarian……….The best vegetable muffin I ever invented. It is composed of carrots, kumara and potatoes with yougart, cheese and other flavours with a little surprise of cream cheese inside. Best consumed fresh from the oven with a side of butter and a cup of your favourite coffee or tea. I am hungry! Sounds like I want to eat breakfast now………………..Did you know that this muffin is loaded with vegetables. My favourite vegetable is carrot. Carrot are very healthy vegetable. Carrot has a strong cleansing properties that are effective in detoxifying the liver, so that the overall effective for acne that is caused by toxins from the blood. Carrot is also useful for treating uneven skin tones because of pigmentation. The vitamin A and other nutrients contain in carrot efficiently nourish the skin, prevent dry skin and other skin blemishes…………..

Ingredients: makes 12-15 muffins

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups self raising flour (may…

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Stir fry Beef and Snow Peas


One of my favorite…

Foodtrip......by: nors vargas

Stir fry Beef……………..Almost any vegetables can go with this stir fry beef. My post today is a simple stir fry beef and snow peas. A classic Asian dish – tendered beef with oyster sauce. Once you tried mastering the stir fry beef, you can play with all the vegetables you may like to come with this tendered stir fry beef… Try it, youll definitely gonna love it.

Ingredients: good for 3-4 persons

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 medium white onions sliced
  • 300 grams snow peas
  • 300 grams thinly sliced beef (soaked in 1 tbsp chinese wine and 1 tbsp baking soda for 10 minutes)
  • 1 tbsp corn flour dissolve in 1 cup water
  • 50 grams cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:

  • in a non-stick pan or wok, heat oil and saute garlic and…

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Happy valentines day!!!!


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Just want to greet everyone a very happy valentines day!!!!! Hope you had a great day!!! Yummmmm….. Our favourite nandos peri peri chickeb…..

PadThai Pinoy Style


PadThai………this is one of my favourite asian dish. Well, as a chef, I always modify recipes, i made my one pinoy style that siuts my taste. Hopefully suits your taste as well. To make it more exciting, I topped the padthai some grilled porkchops which is one of my favourite too. …….. Now, lets go on the menu……

Ingrdients:

500 gms porkchops (marinated with soy sauce, pepper and lemons) grilled and chopped
500 gms pancit bihon or sotanghon ( rice noodles)
3 fresh eggs
Oil for saute
Some Garlic and onions
Chopped onion leek
2 cups chicken or pork broth

Padthai sauce
1/4 cup fish sauce
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 juice from lemon
1 tsp achuete powder
1/4 cup light soy sauce

Procedures:
In a wok, heat oil and saute garlic and onions, add in fresh eggs and cook until egg is scrambled
Add in noodles and broth, you may need extra broth until noodles are cooked.
Add in padthai sauce little by little until it reaches your desired taste.
Serve in a plate and topped with grilled pork and chopped onion leeks.
Really good!!!!!

2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 66,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Merry christmas to all!! Wishing you a season of blessings and good health from heaven above. Have a joyful holidays!!!! Thanks for all the support!


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Wicked Wings


Chicken Wings………who can say no to a simple fried chicken, well I cant! This is my version of kfc’s wicked wings. My recipe has a twist of spicy and salty. Yuummmm haaaa!!!!!

Ingredients:

– 1 kilo chicken wings or nibbles
– 1 cup flour
– salt, pepper, cayenne, egg and milk powder
– oil for frying

Procedures:

In a deep frying pan, heat oil and fry chicken until golden brown. You can served with gravy or a just a ketsup…. Enjoy!!!!!

Chocolate Prices…….Thank you!!!


I just received this boc of “chocolates” as a price courtesy of food table. http://lavieeclectique.com/. Thank you very much lisa for inspiring me. I don’t know what words to say.  Actually, to be honest I was just expecting a small piece of chocolate, but when I saw the box, wow, that’s a lot, it’s a bunch of chocolates. A price that I will surely treasure, chocolates that worth priceless……….Again, with sincere appreciation, I send you this little “thank you message” for your lovely prices! And Happy 2nd Blogssary to foodtable as well! Keep it up and congratulations!

Cocktail Pizza Petite


yahCocktail pizza pitite………..Want an easy as one-two-three cocktail recipe, well check this out. It is just made with a french bread and the most common pizza ingredients. I thing almost every single ingredients I used here is present in your cup board as well. The pizza sauce I made was the basic tomato-onion-oregano-basil sauce. Then the topping is consist of Hawaiian style- can be pineapple slices, ham, cheese and onion, or you may add fresh tomatoes, capsicum and many more. How about you? What ingredients do you put on your pizza?…………………………Did you know that ingredients I used in my pizza such as pineapple is a very good source of vitamin C and fiber which is very important to our immune and digestive system. This delightful tropical fruit is high in the enzyme Bromelain and the antioxidant vitamin C, both of which plays a major role in the body’s healing process. Bromelain is a natural anti-inflammatory that has many health benefits and encourages healing. Pineapple fruit is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium.

Ingredients: bread and its topping

  • 1 long french bread (cut thinly or as you desired)
  • 1/2 cup pineapple slices
  • 3 slices of ham (chopped to small dice)
  • 1 small capsicum diced
  • 1 small onions chopped to small dice)
  • 1 cup grated cheese (quickmelt)

To make pizza sauce:

  • saute 2 cloves chopped garlic and 1 small chopped onions then add 2 cups of tomato sauce, 3 tbsp tomato paste and 1 tsp of oregano. then seasoned with 1 tsp of basil(dried), salt & pepper.

Procedures:

  • Spread pizza sauce to the french bread slices(or pizza dough) and using your imagination, topped the following ingredient. Actually you can choose topping that what you are craving for…like pineapple, pepperoni, capsicum and more….
  • bake for 180 degrees celsius at 5 minutes or until ready.
  • Best serve with a hot sauce..
  • Best for cocktail party


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