My usual brekky when I was in Sydney. English muffin, scarambled eggs with hotdogs. A hearty breakfast but I often had breakfast alone. Lungkot noh?

Buti na lang dito na ko Pinas!

Joining Food Friday again. Happy Foodie Friday!


Longanisa and Mushroom Pasta in creamy garlicky sauce

I added a twist to my regular creamy white sauce by adding longganisa in this pasta dish.Let me share this wonderful recipe that is a personal favorite. :)

you will need:
400g uncooked pasta (I used linguine)
2 tbsp olive oil
500 grams of garlicky (non-sweet) longganisa
250g fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 pack nestle cream
blue cheese, thumb size
1 tsp garlic powder
salt and pepper to taste

what you'll do;

1. Cook the pasta until al dente.
2. Fry the longanisa. When the half done, divide into small pieces with the use of the fying spatula. COntinue cooking the longanisa meat for a few minutes.
3. Throw in the mushrooms, saute 3 minutes longer.
4. Add the nestle cream, simmer for a minute
5. Then add the blue cheese. Keep stirring until it melts and the sauce thickens.
6. Add the garlic powder. You can add more if you want. This will add the nice garlicky flavor.
7. Season with salt and pepper.
8. Add the cooked pasta. Stir until the sauce covers the pasta.
9. Remove from pan. Serve and enjoy.

By the way, the longanisa I used in this recipe is homemade :)


Seafood Pasta

It's been a long time since I last update here. Hay was really lazy talaga. Anyway, let me start kicking by sharing another pasta recipe that I cooked when I was in Sydney. Pasta was a staple food for me whan I was there Why? Number one because its so easy to do, Number 2 because its my favorite. :)

Here's my recipe for seafood and tomato pasta.

You need...
Half kilo pasta. Cook as package direction
tomatoes cubed
few pieces of shrimp (peeled and deveined)
few pieces of calamari
few pieces of few fillets (cut in pices)
chili flakes (optional)
Olive oil
fresh basil
onions (chopped)
garlic (chopped)
salt and pepper to taste.

Then what you will do.

Saute onion then garlic. Then add the tomato, saute until wilted. Then throw in the shrimp, calamari then the fish fillet. Add chili flakes. Simmer for a minute (dont overcook ha). Then add the cooked pasta mix well then throw the basil in. Season with salt and pepper.

Served and enjoy Dali di ba?