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

Gians Sorbetes

At last, a commercial Filipino Sorbetes in New Zealand! And I had tried 5 flavours out of their 16-flavour range. This is quite impressive, a milestone for Filipino cuisine here in New Zealand. Flavours are truly Filipino where they offer ube, jackfruit, avocado, lemongrass ginger, dulce de leche, black coconut,...

12 Chicken Breast Recipes that you will surely love

Chicken breast can be really boring, I think everyone can agree to that. If it was not prepared properly then what you will have is a dry tasteless hard meat that will closely resemble a thick sliced bread. It has that bad reputation hence it one of the least chosen...

Chicken Embutido

Chicken Embutido is a type of sausage made with chicken meat but rather than being wrapped in a casing, it holds in shape by its packaging. Almost similar to meatloaf where it is accompanied by a variety of ingredients such as peppers, raisins, carrots, cheese, bread crumbs and pickles. It...

Adobo de Campesino

The adobo without the soy sauce and sugar, instead it is replaced with annatto and fish sauce. Adobo de Campesino is an old Filipino adobo variety from Southern Luzon prepared with pork cooked in annatto oil and vinegar with legumes and lots of garlic. Adobo de Campesino is one of...

Oxtail, Apricot and Prune Tagine

Sweet, Sour, Savoury and Spicy but not hot, this is one of the tastiest dishes you will ever try. Oxtail, Apricot and Prune Tagine is a Moroccan inspired dish of fall of the bone oxtails slowly braised with apricot, prunes and almond infused with spices such as turmeric, saffron, cinnamon,...


Lumpiang Pabasa

The lumpia without meat and its crispy outer wrap. Lumpiang Pabasa is a popular Holy Week dish in Rizal Province, Philippines made with stir fried vegetables like jicama, carrots, tofu, sweet potatoes, green beans and cabbage in a sauce made with peanut butter and annatto extract. What we are featuring...

Mixed Berries and Chocolate Muffins

Freestyling some muffins today! Mixed Berries and Chocolate Muffins is a type of muffin prepared with frozen mixed berries like raspberry, blueberry, blackberry and strawberry together with mini chocolate chips then drizzled with melted chocolate bar. Leftover day again, this time I am using bits and pieces of mixed berries...

14 of the Best picnic spots in Auckland

Do you know how many parks and reserves Auckland has? It has 4000 locations scattered all throughout the region. That is a lot specially if you are take into account the Auckland Region’s Area is just 4,894 km², so that’s 0.82 (nearly 1) picnic spot per square kilometre of land....

Lelot Paro

Lelot Paro is a type of Filipino Rice Porridge prepared with prawns, usually served during Holy Week in a town called Sasmuan in Pampanga. This is the #arrozcaldo with a seafood twist Porridge is quite popular in Asia where it is typically served as a breakfast item. There are many...