February 2013

Comida Tsina

Comida Tsina

Comida Tsina is a type of Filipino clay pot dish which consists of steamed rice cooked in hot pot together with chicken, Chinese sausage and mushrooms. This dish did originate from the Chinese Claypot chicken rice which is a common traditional dinner dish found in China, Singapore and Malaysia. Comida...

Calebrese Pasta 1

Calebrese Pasta

This Calebrese Pasta is so simple as it only contains tomatoes, onions, capsicums and few slices of salami but it is full of flavour Several weeks ago we dined in an Italian restaurant in Ponsonby, Auckland. I had written a review of it yesterday as we loved what we ordered,...

La Porchetta (Auckland, New Zealand) 1

La Porchetta (Auckland, New Zealand)

I never heard of someone talking about this restaurant so I really don’t know what to expect, my only clue was its name “La Porchetta” which is the Italian for “whole roasted pig”. After that Toto’s Pizza review it looks like it would be hard to appreciate other pizza parlours,...

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Kaldereta

Kaldereta or Caldereta is a Filipino dish that is made out of mutton, liver spread (similar to pate), cheese, capsicum, and chillies in a tomato based sauce. Though mutton is the primary choice of meat for this dish it is not restricted to it as beef and chicken can be...

Pancit Luglug

Pancit Luglug

Pancit Luglug the very saucy version of the Pancit Palabok and Pancit Malabon, similar to both this is also a noodle dish served with an array of seafood garnish, spring onions, hard boiled eggs in thick rice noodles. Pancit Luglug the very saucy version of the Pancit Palabok and Pancit Malabon,...

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Sapin Sapin

Sapin sapin is a sticky rice cake from the Philippines, it originated in a northern province called Abra. The name came from the word sapin which means sheets or layer, it is also the main characteristic of this rice cake, its vibrant multi coloured layers. Sapin-sapin is a sticky rice...

Albany Chinese Restaurant (North Shore, New Zealand) 2

Albany Chinese Restaurant (North Shore, New Zealand)

Albany Chinese Restaurant located in the corner of Oteha Valley Road and Dairy Flat Highway, it’s nothing fancy in fact it’s just like your regular Chinese eatery but what is so special here. Now you might be wondering why reviews are starting to show up in this blog. Well here...

Apricot Chicken

Apricot Chicken

This Apricot Chicken is one of those recipes you see in supermarkets, I always grab one of those on my way out as I am adventurous towards food and want to try something new always. It was so interesting so I gave it a shot with some revisions. This is...

Stir Fried Seafood and Vegetables

Stir Fried Seafood and Vegetables

Usually when I make Stir Fried Seafood and Vegetables I do not include vegetables like bok choy or shanghai until recently when I saw it in a dish we ordered in a Chinese restaurant near our place. Usually when I make stir fried vegetables I do not include vegetables like...

Pistachio Ice Cream

Pistachio Ice Cream

istachio Ice Cream is one of the most sought after ice cream flavours; its unique nutty flavour is what defines this ice cream. The invention of this flavour dates back to 1940 (yup, it was that long) and credited to a person named James Wood Parkinson, an American cook who...