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

Kimchi Fried Rice

If you have some leftover rice and kimchi then I suggest you make this surprisingly delicious fried rice, Kimchi Bokkeumbap or simply called Kimchi Fried rice. When I first saw this dish, I never had imagined it would taste good, until I made it at home, such simple ingredients that...

Tuna Pie

You have tried fruit pies, minced pies and beef pies but have you tried or even heard about tuna pie? Yes there is such a thing and it is quite popular in the Philippines, thanks to Jollibee who popularized it. It was in an out of their menu and the...

Chicken Pakam

Pakam or Chicken Pakam is a dish from the province of Bulacan, on its most basic form it is cooked with chicken together with vinegar, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and onions. It is served as an ulam (viand) and sometimes as a pulutan. Depending on where you are in Bulacan other...

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

How does not love meatballs, it’s easy to make, very affordable and its very versatile, hence we see this humble lump of fried meat in many dishes like soups, pasta, noodles, in gravy and Chinese stir fries like our recipe for today, sweet and sour. Basically this is minor modification...

Is Boiling tap water the same as filtered water?

More and more people are becoming aware of water quality. The simple fact is the water that comes out of your tap is not as clean or safe as you think it is. Yes, it starts its journey to you at the water treatment plant which adds chlorine to kill...

Maki Mi

In the Philippines, if you are looking for a starchy hearty noodle soup dish then the first thing comes to mind is lomi and its many different varieties but did you know you have an alternative to that and it is as equally delicious, it is called Maki Mi. This...

Wildfire (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

The last time I ate here would probably be around 9 to 10 years by now and some things hasn’t changed, they still serve amazing Churrasco Experience in an affordable price compared to what they have in offer for you. I tried this place three times before and all of...

Gochujang Noodles

When it comes to Korean noodles, the sweet potato starch noodles grabs a lot of attention and we see it in many of the Korean Noodle dishes like Japchae but have your tried other noodle types that uses mainly Korean ingredients? Well for me, I had but only those instant...

Copycat Jolly Spaghetti

Jolly Spaghetti, this is one pasta that defies all Italian pasta rules, for first timers it will be a shock to their system because what you see is not what it seems. It’s one dish that Filipinos all over the world crave for, this super soft noodles drenched in a...