Monthly Archive: July 2012

Beef Rendang 33

Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang holds the top 1 spot in CNN’s 2011 World’s 50 Most Delicious Foods’, it is a spicy meat dish that originated in Indonesia. It was created by the Minang’s (people from the Minangkabau ethnic group in Indonesia) as a dish served during ceremonial occasions and to honour special...

Crispy Pork Binagoongan 36

Crispy Pork Binagoongan

When I was younger my mom and aunts cook bagoong with crispy pork on a regular basis but it does not look like the one on the photo as it contains more bagoong than pork that is why when this is served I usually pick on the crispy pork pieces...

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon 18

Garlic Butter Baked Salmon

Who does not love a good salmon, its buttery flavour and delicate texture is addictive.  One of the best seafood there is and its life cycle has attributed to its texture and flavour. Unlike any other fish species salmon have a really great life cycle which is very interesting.  Their...

Barley Drink 22

Barley Drink

Barley Drink or Barley water is a beverage made out of boiled barley flavoured with lemon and sugar.  A traditional British soft drink which is commonly home-made and also commercially available with different flavours to choose from. This practice of boiling grain in water has been existing since the ancient...

Sake and Cheese Tasting 13 14

Sake and Cheese Tasting

I know this seems to be a weird and interesting combination but yes its true there is something like a Sake and Cheese Tasting at least here in Auckland New Zealand. I also heard that this contrasting combination of East and West is gaining popularity across the globe so I consider...

Masterchef Challenge 3 26

Masterchef Challenge

Several weeks ago our office held a conference together with some team building activity in a beautiful location in Matakana, it was a good 2 day event where we had planned, brainstormed and most important of all have fun. The activities involved are some team building exercise where we solve...