Kuy Theaw

Kuy Theaw Kuy Theaw, a Cambodian beef curry noodle dish - how did come did I come about this recipe? Well me and my mate Dougy were reading the in-flight magazine on our way to Phnom Penh for our Tabitha Foundation house building in October’12. This edition happened to have a section on ...

Bicol Express – well BK Express challenging the Philippines

Bicol Express is an extremely popular Filipino dish introduced to be my Mary. Apparently originating in the district of Malate, Manila and then later made into true Bicolano style. Basically a sort of mild (if you want it to be) curry with green chilies, coconut milk, shrimp paste, onion, pork, and ...

Filipino cucumber, tomato, onion, ginger and vinegar salad

Filipino cucumber, tomato, onion, ginger and vinegar salad Here we are in Tagbilaran, the Capital city of Bohol, in the Philippines. I happened to be in a tricycle (the motorbike taxis of the Philippines - a tuk tuk by any other name) with Ollie and Jimboy (Mary’s boy) on the way back to our ...

Filipino style stuffed crabs

This is another recipe I cannot personally taste and give you a verdict, as its crab, yep I am not a great lover of that the same as fish. Strange though in that I live in Singapore, and I don’t actually mind chili crab. Anyways enough about me - to the recipe. I made this one up having ...

Toe-See-No – or Tocino as it is known in The Philippines, it’s breakfast time…

This dish is actually called Tocino, pronounced “Toe-see-no”. Mary dished this up one day for breakfast, announcing it was very popular in the Philippines. In my head I’m thinking rice and pink bacon with an egg - how can that be popular? But two bites in and boy did I change my mind. This ...

Indonesian Oxtail Soup

Indonesian Oxtail Soup My Mum was visiting once, and we took off traveling Indonesia for a couple of nights. Living in Singapore that means a wee ferry ride of 40 minutes, and a car ride for about the same as we decided not the usual resorts of Bintan and Batam for this trip. Whilst there we had ...

Balinese Sweetcorn Soup

Balinese Sweetcorn Soup It truly is not every day that you can say that you have eaten an amazing soup half way up a Balinese volcano. Well yes Mary and I did a few years back now. Off we went one year for a trip to Bali, which was luckily paid for by my company as some recognition of sales ...

Emi’s world famous Japanese roast pork

Again scratching around for recipes for my Japanese section, and our very dear friend, Emi, came up with this beauty. It’s Japanese roast pork. Hold on a minute. Pork, roasting, and did I notice sake in the ingredients - this thing has to be good, right? With the addition of a salad, which is ...