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

Bo Kho

Kho is a cooking technique in Vietnam that means “to braise” or “to stew” in which proteins like beef, fish, pork or chicken is added and flavoured with fish sauce, sugar and an array of spices. Bo Kho is the beef stew variant of it and its amazing flavour can...

Palsun (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

This Korean Chinese restaurant is probably the one and only of its kind in Auckland CBD and they are popular with their Jajangmyeon and Sweet and Sour Pork, that is why we are here, to try those two things. Located in Lorne Street, it’s quite Centrally located. The place is...

Gamjatang

You might have recognised this dish if you have been into a Korean restaurant, that red soup broth that is served with pork bones and wilted cabbage, it is called Gamjatang. This spicy pork soup with hints of sweetness and lots of umami is seasoned with Korean spices like gochugaru,...

17 Recipes that will make you love Tofu

Not a lot of people love tofu, it has its bad reputation for being tasteless and weird texture. If you eat it as it is, yes, I can understand but if you cook it properly, they can be really good. Tofu is a really great ingredient. It is one versatile...

Salted Duck Egg and Bacon Pasta

During the old days salted duck eggs in the Philippine cuisine is just used as a side dish where it is mixed with tomatoes, now there are endless varieties where this ingredient is used specially in many South East Asian countries like in potato chips, fish skin, fried chicken, prawns...

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae

We discovered this dish recently when we dined in at a Korean restaurant here in Auckland called Obar and ordered it. While we had made some beef jjigae before it was nothing like our recipe for today which was heavily inspired from that restaurant. This time is made with pork belly...

Dagu Rice Noodle (Henderson, Waitakere, New Zealand)

Last week I mentioned that we had moved housed from North Shore to West so most North Shore Restaurant reviews will be lesser and definitely a lot of Waitakere restaurant review will be happening, we reviewed our first one last week and this is the second one. On our first...

Dirty Milk Tea

Yes, it’s another milk tea post, and this is my fourth milk tea drink recipe to date, first was the red bean, then we have the taro, then the ube and now this, the Dirty Milk Tea. Dirty Milk Tea as the name suggest is a dirty looking milk tea...

22 Not so Boring Chicken Breast Recipes

We all know Chicken Breast can be one of the most boring chicken parts ever!  Did you notice when you serve roast chicken, this part is usually the left over?  While it’s not the case for some, most families will have this issue.  Chicken breast, when I eat them on...