food friday, Japanese, Rice, sushi

Ikura sushi

Salmon roe (ikura) for sushi is prepared by soaking them in soy sauce and Japanese rice wine (sake). The process helps in removing the strong fishy flavor and makes the texture of the roe smoother and lighter. Each individual roe remains swollen, lightens up in color, and the texture becomes more enjoyable to the palate. If… Read More Ikura sushi

Chicken, food friday

Orange Chicken

You’ve probably had this from Chowking. I had. I tried it because this is their newest dish back when we were home. I have always enjoyed orange chicken. I thought this might be good since I think all Chowking dishes are good. 😉  I was rather disappointed to see a very small portion served before… Read More Orange Chicken

Dessert, food friday

Eis

Caramel…one of my favorite confections…whether as candy, syrup over ice cream, pudding or custard or as chocolate filling. The kids share this likeness with me but not the hubby….he hates (yes, that strong) Twix and caramel flavored ice cream because of the gooey feel after each bite…he prefer the usual selection lol. We had a… Read More Eis

food friday

Foie Gras dreaming

It would be far from near before I treat myself to such a delicacy, aside from being expensive, a friend has influenced me on how she doesn’t approve the way foie gras are obtained…that of forcefully fattening the ducks. So here,I settled for second best…ordinary duck liver cooked the chinese way. This dish takes half… Read More Foie Gras dreaming

Dessert, food friday

Blueberry cheesecake

I’m running out of memories to write about…it’s time to make new ones. 🙂 What’s best but making memories of good food along with photographs to make them last. Then again, I remember that blueberry cheesecake is one I often ask a friend to bring me whenever she comes over. Then again, shaking my head,… Read More Blueberry cheesecake