Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious")

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Teppanyaki

Many are confused about Teppanyaki being a type of dish rather than a cooking style. It is a popular method of cooking in the Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food...

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Grilled Peach Salad

Once you grill fruits for use in your salad you won’t go back, the grilling gives the fruit a lot of flavour by caramelizing that sugar that melts once it hits the hot grill....

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Hasselback Potatoes

I guess this the most impressive presentation a potato can ever have and surprisingly its quite simple to make all you need is some stable hands when slicing these spuds. Hasselback potatoes is a...

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Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and sour soup is a dish from the Sichuan cuisine made out of strips of chicken or pork cooked in a thick broth with vegetables like mushrooms, day lily buds, wood ear fungus,...

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What is a Boodle Fight?

So what is a Boodle Fight? Recently this culinary experience is gaining popularity not just in Philippines but as well as overseas like in New York, UAE and even here in New Zealand. This...

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Longaniza Dog

Several months ago my wife told me why not create something unique that other haven’t made yet and so I did which I started with the Ultimate Pinoy Burger. I was inspired and challenged...

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Boil Up

Boil Up is a traditional method of cooking used by Maori’s in New Zealand where starchy vegetables such as sweet potatoes, potatoes, carrots, pumpkins are boiled together with pork bones, spinach/watercress and dumplings called...

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Chairman Mao’s Red-Braised Pork

Chairman Mao’s Red-Braised Pork is a Chinese dish made out of pork belly glazed in caramelised sugar and slowly simmered until really tender. Originating in Hunan province this was said to be the favourite...

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Garlic and Herb Mussels

There are lots of great flavour combinations that we know of and usually they are of opposite flavour profiles where sweet meets salty like this mango and fermented shrimps but sometimes there are dishes out there...

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Tanuki’s Cave (Auckland, New Zealand)

Last time I had been here was a Yakitori party where we devoured on basically most types of yakitori Tanuki’s cave have to offer, this time was quite different but it was even a...