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

Jollibee Tsim Sha Tsui (Hong Kong)

Last month we stopped over in Hong Kong when we had our Europe trip, we had at least 8 hours to kill and what we did was food tripping! One of our agenda has to be Jollibee and if you are a Filipino living in a place without it, a...

Potato Soup

Potato soup is a simple dish of potatoes and milk cooked with some vegetables, bacon and seasoning to create a thick chunky hearty concoction, its creamy and mild, it’s one of the most satisfying dishes you will ever have. It’s one of the oldest recipes on the recipe book, where...

Sankai (Brisbane, Australia)

There are many restaurants to conquer in Brisbane’s South Bank, I may have tried a lot, but I had barely scratched the surface, this place is huge and has a lot to offer. My latest adventure was with this Japanese restaurant just in Grey Street, the ramen poster outside just...

The Endless Varieties of Kakanin

Ohhh! Kakanin the ultimate Filipino merienda, where anything rice turns into this wonderful snack every Pinoy wants to eat. Kakanin from the word “kanin” is the Tagalog word for rice, while most kakanin are made with them some that are made with cassava or other root crops are also considered...

Pork Roast and Crackling Sandwich with Apple Sauce

I was inspired making this dish after my business trip in Melbourne when we got served this same dish in one of our events held at Bobby McGee’s, it was on one of the stations and I went back multiple times for this. It’s such a simple dish if you...

Hokka Hokka (Brisbane, Australia)

Design your own noodle! Whoever created this should be given an award, this is brilliant one of the amazing creations of the century. Perhaps I am over reacting, but I really liked this concept and it was the first time I heard of this and it was in Hokka Hokka...

Blueberry, Dark Chocolate and Banana Bread

Its clean up your pantry day and I have some dark chocolate tablets from Philippines and frozen blueberries to use. Was thinking of how to utilize both and remembered that it can go really well with a banana bread base mixture which is very versatile. I do have a trusted...

Gandhi (Brisbane, Australia)

Need a quick Indian curry fix on a lunch time and you happen to be in South Bank Brisbane then Ghandi is the place for you where they offer Lunch Specials for AU$13.95. They also have the non-Lunch Special items which will does come in a bigger serving, but you...

Pan Seared Steak & Creamy Mushroom Gravy

A few days back there was a big sale for Scotch Fillets (Rib Eye) in several supermarkets near my place, I took that opportunity to stock up as the normal price for these ones are NZ$35.00 – 40.00 per kilogram, with the sale it was NZ$22.00 per kilogram. I think...

Pino Plus (North Shore City, New Zealand)

I don’t usually announce things like this and I was not paid in any way on posting this, it’s even Saturday and I am posting, this is just out of the ordinary. I think I am just ecstatic that there now a legit Filipino grocery in town and what’s good...