GASTRONOMIC ADVENTURE, LIFESTYLE, RESTAURANTS

🇹🇭THAILANNA-HOWL-LOWEEN 👻🎃💀 DINNER | GASTRONOMIC ADVENTURE 22DISTRICT-VIENNA🇦🇹

👩‍🍳Tonight we tried the ThaiLanna Restaurant located in the 22nd District of Vienna. I started again this art of culinary Vienna tours. On a tour through the city’s restaurants, coffee houses, wine taverns, and markets, Vienna presents itself from its pleasurable side. Vienna is known for its cuisine, its coffee house culture, and the Heurigen. The best way to explore the culinary facets of the city is on a tour. This culinary tour lead to selected Viennese cuisine restaurants, wine taverns, or coffee houses, as desired. Connoisseurs experience a mix of culture, history, anecdotes, and culinary delights on the tours. Which I am planning to do not only in Vienna but also in the Philippines as well in another Asian country in the future.

TRAVEL, TRAVEL AND MORE

🇮🇹FOOD STUFF SHOPPING IN MILAN – LAST DAY IN MILAN 🧳 iTravel 

👩‍🍳On the last day of our stay in Milan. We go around frustrated and really don’t wanna go home to work and live home and under this day. Although this is our first travel after the Pandemic also the first travel of this year 2022. We went shopping for some stuff for cooking. And I got my Starbucks cup too. We tried also the Branch of Jollibee in Milan and I tell you frankly, we are not satisfied with all the taste. We are used to European style already. It’s all strange for me. And for my daughter too, being born in Europe and we don’t have Jollibee in Vienna. Anyway, the following day we are leaving Milan and will be back in mundane activities in Vienna. Looking forward to the next travel vlog somewhere in Europe or in an Asian country.

FOOD, LIFESTYLE

THINLY SLICED PORK LOIN IN UMAMI SAUCE A HOMEMADE ORGANIC SAUCE TASTE OF LETTLAND

👩‍🍳I found this stand at the farmers’ market in Naschmarkt selling different homemade organic sauces. I got myself some of their sauces for me to try at home. And today I tried their Umami sauce for my pork loin with cauliflower rice and scallions. It turned out good I added some honey too. Guys check out their shop online and they have Instagram and Facebook accounts too.

Link:⬇️

FB- TasteofLatvia IG- Taste_of_Latvia

FOOD, LIFESTYLE, SEAFOODS AND VEGETABLES

🇵🇭HAPUNAN-DINNER-ABENDESSEN WITH MY HOME PREP MEAL

HOW TO…….

👩‍🍳The best time for dinner is between 5pm and 7pm. This gives the stomach and intestines enough time to digest the food they eat before the metabolism switches to sleep mode at night. The stress of the day is over, and the work is done. But in our case, if you are working from 11:30 before noontime until 10pm then you travel on the way home we need almost 30 minutes. Arrive at home almost half an hour before 11 pm then I have to cook for dinner. But luckily tonight I was already at around 6 pm so I have enough time to prepare our meal. So for tonight’s meal every Filipino, sinigang with Sea Bream and Shrimps, and fried squid. For dessert, I made a fruit cocktail with sour cream and grapes. Hubby is happy and of course my tummy too. I love the vegetables that it goes with this viand. happy prepping everyone.

YOU NEED…….

1 Sea Bream

2oog Shrimp

a bunch of Spinach

3 Chilis

1 Tomato

1 Onion

Scallions

2 pieces of eggplant, small

some Water

2 tbsps. Sinigang Seasoning

Salt to taste

FOR DESSERT:

1 can of Fruit Cocktail

a cup of Grapes

250g Sour Cream or more if you like

HAPPY PREPPING AND GUTEN APPETIT!

FOOD, SEAFOODS AND VEGETABLES

GINATANG TALONG AT PUSIT – EGGPLANT IN COCONUT MILK WITH SQUID 👩🏼‍🍳iCook

👩‍🍳Eggplant has many health benefits to offer. Good for diabetics may help cells do a better job of processing sugar just like me. And best of all low in calories and sodium and is a great source of dietary fiber. I often eat eggplant. Today I cooked it with squid and a bit spicy. This year we don’t have eggplant in our Terrace Urban garden, unlike last year. Check out my Playlist under:⬇️

TERRACE URBAN GARDENING/ FROM FARM TO THE TABLE

On YOUTUBE.

YOU NEED…….

About 6 pieces of Squid, cleaned

400ml Coconut Milk

4 pieces of Eggplant

some Olive Oil

3 pieces of Green Chillis, spicy or not spicy according to your preferences.

1 Onion, I used Red Onion

Ginger

4 cloves Garlic

some Salt

Fish Sauce or Patis

Chilli Flakes, optional

HOW TO…….

FOOD, LIFESTYLE, SEAFOODS AND VEGETABLES

🌏TEMPURA SARDINES FILLET & BROCCOLI FRIED RICE WITH CHICKEN THIGHS FILLET 👩🏻‍🍳iCook 

👩‍🍳With the fried rice with vegetables, only good things end up on the plate. Broccoli packs plenty of health benefits. while chicken thighs provide plenty of protein power. And thanks to provitamin A, carrots are good for our skin. It’s one meal you can’t ask for more.

Sardines fillet is breaded with Tempura and served with homemade Achara from my niece. Of course with rice, because we are Filipino. Achara is made from grated unripe Papaya originating from my country- the Philippines. This dish is often served as an accompaniment to fried or grilled foods, such as roast pork also to fish.

FOOD, SEAFOODS AND VEGETABLES

🇵🇭SEAFOODS VALENCIANA 👩🏻‍🍳iCook

👩‍🍳The yellowish rice of Iloilo because of turmeric powder has to reach Vienna today. Remember my late mother who is fun of cooking this dish during all saints day or in Tagalog But my version is totally different from “Pista ng Minatay”. But my version is totally different from her. I don’t add meat like a chicken. I love this just purely kind seafood added. The Ilonggo’s undying love for their famous glutinous rice dish is a complete meal actually. With carbohydrates, protein and vitamins & minerals in just one spoonful. How about you do you love Valenciana too, how is your version of this? Let me know in the comment section down here.

YOU NEED…….

NOTE: Recipe Yields 2 to 3 Persons

4 to 5 Boiled Eggs

250g Rice

1/2tbsp. Turmeric Powder

200g Shrimps

half a kilo Squid, a small one

300g Mussels

80g Raisins, dried

3pieces Frankfurter Sausage

some Scallions

half Yellow Bell Pepper

half Green Bell pepper

5 cloves Garlic

1 White Onion

a handful of Green Peas

some Olive Oil

Salt and Pepper

FOR SHRIMP-TOFU SOUP:

Scallions

Tofu, hard I used organic

100g Shrimps

1 Carrot

Inoki Mushroom

1 Sachet of Miso powder

Fish sauce (Patis)

Salt and Pepper

some Water

HOW TO…….

FOOD, LIFESTYLE, SEAFOODS AND VEGETABLES

🇵🇭DAING NA BANGUS (Milk Fish)- LUGAW (RicePorridge) WITH PORK LOIN IN UMAMI SAUCE & TOFU – SAUTEED CHAYOTE👩🏻‍🍳iCook

👩‍🍳”Kamayan na”, eating by hands no fork and spoon. Fried daing na Bangus, boiled okra and eggplant, spring onion and tomato, bagoong with chilli, and basmati rice. For breakfast, rice porridge (lugaw) topped with tofu and pork loin in umami sauce. Then my sauteed chayote with broccoli, carrot and ground meat, seasoned with mushroom sauce for lunch and dinner too. I love it, very Filipino. That’s all for today’s meal prepping at home.

TAGALOG: 👩‍🍳Pagkaing kinalakihan kung saan naging tao. Masarap at masustansiya rin na nakakapagbigay tulong sa ating kalusugan. Huwag lamang sobrahan gaya ng bagoong. Maalat na hindi maganda kung masobrahan nang kain. Dahil sa alta presyon o mataas na blood pressure ganon din sa puso. Bawat bagay na sobra ay hindi maganda sa kalusugan. Ah! basta masarap lahat ito. Nakaka miss kumain nang ganito lalo na kapag sa ibayong dagat ka naninirahan tulad ko. Salamat at kahit papaano ay may mabibili o may pagkukunan kahit na dito sa Vienna na kung saan ako ay naninirahan mahigit tatlong dekada na. Maraming salamat sa biyaya panginoon naming mapagmahal.

FOOD, MEAT AND VEGETABLES, NOODLES

🌏MALUNGGAY NOODLE SOUP AT HAM -MORINGA NOODLE SOUP WITH HAM 👩🏻‍🍳iCook

👩‍🍳Because of curiosity, my first time to try this moringa noodle which I got from Himalayan Shop. Cooked in a soup and topped with sliced ham which I boiled in Orange juice from a Tetra pack. Served with half boiled egg and with vegetables too. Never stop me to experiment with different food fusions. Discovering a lot of new ingredients (for me) from the market, but prepared using flavours inherent to another culture is the considered form of fusion cuisine just like this. Do you agree with me, please comment down below and thank you.

YOU NEED…….

FOR BROTH:

100g Chicken Bones

some Water

some Celery Stem only

Bay Leaves

Thumb-size Ginger

1 Onion

some Pepper Corns

Salt for seasoning

THE RECIPE YIELDS FOR TW PERSONS:

2 Eggs, boiled

1 Chinese Cabbage/ Napa Cabbage

some Scallions

Snow peas, a handful

some Coriander/ Wansoy

1 Tetra pack of Orange Juice

250g Ham

Salt to adjust the taste

HOW TO…….

FOOD, LIFESTYLE

🌍🌏REPOLYONG MATULIS (POINTED CABBAGE) SPITZKRAUT IN GERMAN

👩‍🍳How healthy is pointed cabbage? In german “Spitzkraut” or in Tagalog “matulis na repolyo”. Healthy and low in calories. Since it contains a lot of fibre, it stimulates digestion. In addition, pointed cabbage contains a lot of so-called ascorbigen, which is converted into vitamin C during cooking. With only 20 kilocalories per 100 grams, it is also – like all types of cabbage – very low in calories. The reason why we love this type of cabbage here. Especially, my hubby, use add it in “Bulalo”, “Nilagang Karne” (Boiled Meat) or even in “sinigang na buto-buto” (Bones in sour soup). Me I love to make a salad out of it during summertime. Pointed cabbage is related to white cabbage but tastes much better. It owes its name to its shape the pointed cabbage grows pointed at the top. Today I added to glass noodle or Sotanghon mix with Udon noodle Japanese style.