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

5 Underrated Dishes for a Date Night

How about organizing an unexpected romantic date for your loved one? We are going to help you make something very special via our help of 5 underestimated dishes for a date night.  Retired and bored? We’re here to change it. 1. “Love Game” Salpa Carpaccio For this dish, we need the freshest salmon...

Globus Gourmet (St Petersburg, Russia)

If you happen to visit the Northern Part of Europe then you would notice that prices are quite different from its Middle or Southern counterparts but not in St Petersburg, Russia, in my personal opinion they are cheapest if compared to the Scandinavian countries, even posh restaurants are inexpensive but...

Oyster Mushroom Miso Soup

Oyster Mushroom Miso Soup is a Japanese inspired soup I freestyled last weekend to use any of my unused ingredients from my vegetable bin from last week, basically it is prepared with oyster mushrooms, carrots, leeks, spring onions and celery in a dashi and miso stock base. The only new...

Helsinki Market Square

Helsinki Market Square, the most famous market in Finland, it is one of the city’s main tourist destinations and has been a centre of trade for hundreds of years. If you visit Helsinki this place must be on your list and its quite easy to visit. First, it’s in the...

Tinanglarang Manok

There are many ways to skin a cat like there are many ways to make chicken soup, there is a lot, so many even the small variations make it look alike, like our post today which I know you might have guessed it looks like Tinolang Manok, same as Kinamayunggang...

Beef Rib and Meatball Stew (T’fina Pkaila)

In Tunisia this dish T’fina Pkaila, also known by the name of T’fina d’epianrds is served during Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. The name night sound Arabic but this is a fully Jewish dish, Judeo-Tunisian Arabic to be precise, and this is where the dish originated, from the Tunisian...

Zhong Hua (Helsinki, Finland)

I was so glad when we discovered this place because of all Scandinavian countries we visited, Finland feels quite different, so different I thought there were no Asian buffets in here, but I was wrong. This was the longest stay for us in any Scandinavian country and we had 5...

Tinolang Isda

To set things correctly Tinola is a cooking method not a dish, while its used as the generic name for the usual Filipino Chicken soup dish, it is not restricted to that dish that is why the term is also used in dishes like Tinolang Tahong, Tinolang Halaan and this...

Davinci Ristorante (Helsinki, Finland)

Looking for a cheaper alternative to Vapiano while you are in Helsinki? Then try this place, Davinci Ristorante. Actually, it’s not too far from where Vapiano is, just a few more metres if you walk towards Esplanadi then you will be at this place. So how is the food actually...

Haitian Beef and Pumpkin Soup (Soup Joumou)

Soup Joumou or Haitian Beef and Pumpkin Soup is a famous mildly spicy soup native to Haitian cuisine prepared with beef, rigatoni, pumpkin, potato, plantains and vegetables such as parsley, carrots, green cabbage, celery and onions. What sets this dish apart from other stews is the use of pumpkin where...