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Crispy Tofu & Veggies

The sad part about following a strict diet not just because you set a goal weight and figure but also when your body begins to tell you it can’t handle the food anymore is that certain types of food that you crave are off limits no matter what. Tokwa (Tofu) is a good source of… Continue reading Crispy Tofu & Veggies

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Korean BBQ Experience @ Misoga

We finally got a chance to try the BBQ grill at the Korean restaurant, Misoga, which recently opened their second restaurant at Hegibachplatz. As the weather improves, it was imminent to experience Korean BBQ. SoGoGi was the main dish grilled which is basically marinated beef which you grill yourself or with assistance on your table.… Continue reading Korean BBQ Experience @ Misoga

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Chicken Biryani

This was an attempt to try something that I had hoped would be easy and not time consuming. I managed to organize myself, my ingredients, and the cooking times of each step without having to wait long for one step to finish. I managed go find all the ingredients at Coop so no worries for… Continue reading Chicken Biryani

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Pinoy-Style Crispy Fried Chicken

Another tribute to Philippine cuisine is another childhood favorite. As a child, I remember the weekends spent playing with my cousins in the compound and then you start smelling the a familiar scent that you know everyone will start fighting for at the table. It’s grandma’s crispy fried chicken, absolutely delicious. What’s in it: Flour,… Continue reading Pinoy-Style Crispy Fried Chicken

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Vermicelli Rice Noodles, Pan-Grilled Pork Chops and Steamed Pak Choi | Three Asian Origin Meal

Another three origin meal coming from asia. Noodles cooked in the style of the Philippines, using certain ingredients for pabalok. Classic steamed pak choi or chinese cabbage. Pan-grilled teriyaki pork chops. Each carries it’s own weight from the lightest to the most filling. The most refreshing is the pak choi followed by the noodles which… Continue reading Vermicelli Rice Noodles, Pan-Grilled Pork Chops and Steamed Pak Choi | Three Asian Origin Meal

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Baked Honey Garlic Cauliflower and Quinoa Spaghetti

On Pinterest, I came across this recipe of using cauliflower instead of chicken for a meatless meal of the same dish. It is sweet and spicy, bursting with flavor and heat. It doesn’t take long to prepare and cook. As for the pasta alternative, I managed to get quinoa spaghetti from Egli which is great… Continue reading Baked Honey Garlic Cauliflower and Quinoa Spaghetti

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Homemade Stir-Fried Noodles | Chow Mein

Noodles are very easy to cook, tweak and can be served as a soup or stir-fried. Our household favorite is definitely fried. You could easily stock up on noodles at home and cook which of the two styles you want on any day as opposed to ordering take away which would cost about 18CHF when… Continue reading Homemade Stir-Fried Noodles | Chow Mein

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Yellow Curry with Pork and Lentils

The rain really got to me so it was another soup-based dinner option for us. High-liquid and high-fiber meals are always best to keep yourself fuller for longer which is great if you’re looking to lose weight like me. My portion is 1/4 c lentils, 1 c curry soup and a ladel of the solid… Continue reading Yellow Curry with Pork and Lentils

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Duck Noodle Soup

A request for noodle soup due to the cold and slightly weird weather we’re having here in Switzerland was called for. Although instead of having what I would normally make which is chicken noodle soup 🐔 I grabbed this opportunity to make a more special noodle soup with duck instead. What’s in it: Duck breast… Continue reading Duck Noodle Soup

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Beef Stir Fry

Oftentimes I eat chicken stir fry but this time I wanted to try it the beef way. I made sure that in this dish it has three key flavors and these are sweet, sour and spicy. Another key I didn’t forget was to make sure there’s a pop of color and then served with rice.… Continue reading Beef Stir Fry