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

Birria Tacos

Birria Tacos is a type of Mexican tacos where Mexican beef, lamb or goat meat stewed on sweet, sour, spicy and savory broth is pulled apart and used as a filling on corn tortillas together with quesillo, coriander, lime and onions. This social media sensation is one of the best...

The Three Words (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Do you want to impress your loved ones but don’t have the time to grab all of the different things like flowers and cakes from different shops? Well, let me introduce you to “The Three Words”, a cake and flower shop located in Lorne Street where you can buy both...

Pan de Siosa

If you want to try the softest pull apart bread then look no further this is the recipe you are looking for. Pan de Siosa is a Filipino type of pull apart bread which is known for its soft texture and its generous toppings of butter, sugar and cheese. For...

Hansan (Northwest, Waitakere, New Zealand)

One of the last few restaurants that we haven’t tried here in Westgate was this Vietnamese chain called Hansan. If you remember in the past, we shared Hansan a lot but that was in North Shore, it was one of our family favourites until something changed, now that branch was...

Rose Tteokbokki

Rose Tteokbokki is a type of Korean street food where Garae-tteok is slathered in a Rose sauce made by mixing the traditional spicy sauce infused with gochujang and gochugaru with cream or milk making it creamy while toning down the heat. Garae-tteok is the new pasta, it’s so versatile any...


Ube Champorado

Ube Champorado is a type of Filipino sweet porridge made with glutinous rice, coconut milk and ube, traditionally champorado is prepared with cocoa but this version adds nice colourful twist to it. Like me, you will be surprised how good this type of champorado is! And yes, this recipe uses...

Spice Traders (Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand)

This is the place that introduced me to Butter Chicken and since then, that dish became one of our family favourites curries and every time we dine in to an Indian restaurant, it will be impossible not to order them. Dress Smart was one of the outlet shop malls we...

Tuyong Pinakbet

Some like it wet, some like it dry, which side are you? Tuyong Pinakbet is a Filipino dish of mixed vegetables like eggplants, string beans, okra, squash and bitter melon stir fried with garlic, onions and tomatoes. There are many ways to cook Pinakbet but as long as the key...

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Amazing Recipes For your Passover Seder

Passover seder is one of the most important meals served in a Jewish household. You have to follow the strict dietary guidelines to avoid the banned foods, but that does not mean that your meal has to be dull, or tasteless. There are a lot of wonderful recipes and ideas...

My Fried Chicken (Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand)

In Auckland, I think there is no fried chicken place that offers more than two flavours, usually it’s just the spicy or regular. Our restaurant for today definitely offers more than that becuase at My Fried Chicken in Ponsonby you don’t have just two or three flavours, they serve seven...