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

Top 18 Perfect Alternatives to your usual Baon

Baon, what is this word? Basically, this is the equivalent of packed lunch for Filipinos. Baon, almost all Filipinos do this, whether it is school, office or outings this is inevitable, its embedded in our culture. Like most packed lunches there are rules on what to pack and we take...

Fishball Soup

Sometimes seafood is quite challenging to prepare as well as to consume, you just have to bear with all those fish bones, prawn heads and clam shells but if I tell you still can enjoy the same taste without the challenge would you believe me? Well it is possible, though...

Abistsuelas Guisado

The rest of the World call it green beans but, in the Philippines, we call it Baguio Beans why? Because this vegetable is mostly grown in Baguio where the climate is cooler than most of the country. When I was young, I thought this vegetable was indigenous in Baguio due...

E-One 哥麻辣烫 (Brisbane CBD, Australia)

Several weeks ago, when I was in Brisbane for a trip, I wanted to have some dinner in the CBD that is not a fast food and not something fancy as I was on my own. I also want to try something that I haven’t tried before, hence places like...

Everlasting

Story says that this dish from Marikina was originally created out of left over ubiquitous type of menudo from carinderia where diners never choose as it was everywhere resulting to recycling it to become this wonderful dish. As time progressed it was prepared from fresh ingredients rather than leftovers. Everlasting,...

Lang Lang

If you eat in a lot of carinderia then most probably you have tried this dish, some of them might serve it as clear broth sotanghon soup with flaked chicken, some have small meatballs on it but the best ones come with the good sized meatballs and that’s what we...

Lo Mein

For most they won’t care what is the difference between Lo Mein and Chow Mein as they almost look the same, almost taste the same and are both noodles dishes so why bother? For me, I love dissecting into these kinds of topics, determine the roots and find out what...

Little Wolf (Auckland, New Zealand)

Guess what? I got another chance to review another catering company and this time its Little Wolf. I guess I am getting lucky with my choice of catering company because it just gets better and better. I did mentioned before that I will order again on some of the caterers...

Adobong Atay and Puso ng Manok

I am not sure if this still happens in the Philippines but I remember when I was young when my mom buys a whole dressed chicken there is a small plastic pouch on the chicken cavity that is filled with the offal meat like gizzard, liver and heart. I always...