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

Costco Fast Food, dining at a very reasonable price

I guess I had mentioned Costco for several times now on this blog and if you haven’t noticed that, many Aucklanders like me got really excited when it opened its doors several months ago and in a typical Aucklander fashion, we gave it a visit but not within the first...

Nacho Cheese Dog

Cheesy, crunchy and hot is all you need for a great manwich experience. Nacho Cheese Dog is an American Style Hotdog Sandwich prepared with grilled Hotdogs topped with nacho cheese sauce, pickled jalapeno peppers and crushed tortilla chips. Now that we have Costco in Auckland American Hotdogs became easily accessible,...

The Grazing Table Grocery List

Its December now and you might be thinking what are you serving for your guests during this Christmas season, while many think of their typical specialty dishes, spit roast or turkey, if you want to elevate your game and minimize the preparation time then why not prepare a grazing table?...

Kagoshima Ramen

It’s the ramen that combines the flavours of pork, chicken and dashi, milder than tonkotsu but is as delicious if not better. Kagoshima Ramen is a type of Japanese ramen prepared with the usual tonkostu broth diluted with chicken stock and dashi, served with thicker ramen noodles and topped with...

18 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Cheap Spring Roll Wrappers

Everybody loves the Filipino lumpia (spring rolls), that is why this simple snack or side dish is ever becoming popular, sometimes even more popular than the Filipino Adobo in some places, hence you can see more Food Trucks offering this rather than the other Filipino viands. I guess it the...

Chinese Chive Pockets

Making this thing is easy than you can ever imagine, try this simple hack and you will be surprised.   Chinese Chive Pockets is a Chinese style dumpling filled with Chinese chive, soft scrambled eggs, minced prawns and mushrooms. Usually, this dish comes in a shape of semi-circle, typically made with...

33 Amazingly delicious Fried Chicken Recipes

We all know that everyone loves fried chicken, its undoubtedly the best fried dish ever made, what’s even better, majority of the population around the world can consume them, most religion can have this on their diet apart from some, and if you are not vegan or vegetarian then there...

Chimaek

This perhaps is the best combination to end a very busy week. Chimaek literally is a pairing of fried chicken and beer typically served in the evening in many South Korean restaurants. Many cultures pair beer with food, like how the Americans pair it with burger, the Italians with pizza,...

Twelve (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

If you love Korean Fried Chicken then Twelve may be the best place for you, why? I think of all Korean Fried Chicken restaurants they have the most variety of chicken, 9 to be precise. Having said that they also sell other items such as soups where there are 11...

Cheese Renkon Chips

Looking for a Japanese appetizer? Try this classic but with a cheesy twist. Cheese Renkon Chips or Cheese Lotus Root Chips is a dish of thinly sliced Lotus Roots deep fried till golden and crispy then topped with cheese powder. The first time I tried Renkon chips was in a...