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Jalisco style birria taco

Jalisco style birria taco

Tacos is probably one of my old time favorite because of its variety of filling. The Jalisco style birria taco is probably the ultimate one. Especially when topped with sour cream, spicy sauce, guacamole and salsa. Tacos combines three stables that can be found in any Mexican family namely beef, tortillas and beer. This one does […]

Roastbeef with arugula and parmesan salad

Roastbeef with arugula and parmesan salad

Who doesn’t like a nice roastbeef? It is so easy to make and always a massive hit. With a recipe like this, the meat needs to shine by itself with very little other ingredients namely butter, garlic and some rosemary. I believe the best way to serve a roastbeef is with a little arugula and […]

Praline Paste

Praline Paste

Breakfast keeps me going all day at least until lunch. Being a bit tired of the usual stuff like nutella or jam, I started making my own praline paste packed with hazelnuts as I could not find any here in Hong Kong. It is one of these recipe that I cannot live without it. In addition […]

Marinated sirloin kimchi

Marinated sirloin steak, kimchi, and ginger scallion

Another recipe by David Chan that sparkled my attention as I am always on the lookout for new innovative recipes featuring beef (one of my go to meat). This Marinated sirloin steak, kimchi, and ginger scallion recipe works so well.  It is just so simple but it has this wow factor to it. It’s simplicity lies […]

KImchi

My journey into Kimchi

Reading David Chan’s Momofuku book made me want to try out his Kimchi recipe. In short, Kimchi is fermented cabbage with some Kuchukaru and other ingredients like salted shrimp to kick start the fermentation process. For those not too familiar with Kimchi, it is like our mayonnaise or ketchup which we could use on pretty […]

Ravioli al taleggio e asparagi

Ravioli al taleggio e asparagi

Knowing that I had a dinner to prepare for some very picky foodies, I really had to come up with something impressive and difficult enough to make while being light, fresh and tasty to satisfy and exited their tongue buds. The result is this fantastic Ravioli al taleggio e asparagi. Nothing really beats fresh pasta when […]

Beef tenderloin with pink peppercorn and whisky sauce

beef tenderloin with pink peppercorn and whisky sauce

BEEF TENDERLOIN WITH PINK PEPPERCORN AND WHISKY SAUCE SERVED WITH CRISPY POTATO I have tried out this simple but yet stunning beef tenderloin with pink peppercorn and whisky sauce recipe from Donna Hay, one of Australia star cook and writer, a number of time when hosting dinner. Every single time, it was a smashing success. Have […]

Roasted Beetroot Risotto

ROASTED BEETROOT RISOTTO

ROASTED BEETROOT RISOTTO I love the combination of the roasted beetroot and the risotto as both are  some of my favorite things to eat. To be honest, beetroot are somewhat an acquired taste as many people do not like them. As such, cooking beetroot is a bit of a gamble but then if you pull it off […]