Tag: Asian

Filipino Food Fridays: Pancit Mami

If I knew how easy it was to make pancit, I would be making this dish more often. I really enjoyed the greasy taste of the final product; the mami noodles were perfect! The recipe didn’t require much preparation, which has its advantages and disadvantages: I…

Filipino Food Fridays: Bulanglang

This is the first fish dish that I have made under my Filipino Food Fridays segment. I was always afraid of fish because of the tinik, but I purchased frozen bangus, which was butterflied and de-boned, so I didn’t have to worry about tinik, just a…

Menudo

“When are  you going to cook something for me?”  my neighbor chirpily asked me when I hopped into the elevator. “Uh-oh am I in trouble now? I asked.  “But hey you look spiffy in your sports jacket”  I said as I tried to avoid the topic. “You promised though…

Pinsec Frito- Traditional Chinese dish with a Spanish name

My 15 year-old son had an assignment. His group was to suggest a kind of food that they can serve on International Culture Day. They were appointed to research on chinese food and bring bite-size samples to school. My immediate response was dimsum– –perfect! However, if…