Monthly Archive: March 2013

Tom Yum Goong 0

Tom Yum Goong

One of our family favourite Thai dish, the Tom Yum. If you’re a Filipino and haven’t tried this one out I am sure you will love this one as it is nearly similar to sinigang but its spicier and its tastes cleaner and fresher due to lemon grass and galangal....

Mango Salsa 2 0

Mango Salsa

Mango is a popular fruit in the Philippines and mangoes grown there tastes better than other mangoes grown in other countries, you might say I am biased due to my nationality but trust me I am not. Philippines produce the best and sweetest mangoes you will ever taste, I even...

Minced Pork and Bean Curd Sheets in Oyster Sauce 0

Minced Pork and Bean Curd Sheets in Oyster Sauce

I found some leftover dried bean curd sheets in our cupboard and was thinking what I can do with it. I continued to look on for other ingredients and we have some extra minced pork in the freezer. As I was planning what to do I remembered there is this...

Yoghurt Story (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 3 0

Yoghurt Story (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Let me start by stating that this is the best yoghurt I ever tasted so far, it’s so good it tastes like an ice cream. We tried this several weeks ago when we had our lunch at the city, after lunch my wife said that we should grab a nice...

Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls 26

Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls

My wife loves making these when we were younger but since then she never makes it anymore until one day several weeks ago she called me to have merienda. That day I was working on building a retaining wall in our backyard and was so tired but when she told...

Nam Tok Moo 0

Nam Tok Moo

Nam Tok Moo is a Thai dish that can either refer to a soup or a meat dish. They are two totally different dishes so when you order it in a Thai restaurant you need to specify what you want. Though they are two totally different dish they share a...

Mixed Berries Ice Cream 0

Mixed Berries Ice Cream

Last summer I bought a lot of berries as its cheap and they can be frozen and used in a lot of things like baked items, smoothies and ice cream flavours like this post, the Mixed Berries Swirl Ice Cream. If you haven’t been following my posts this is not...

Jerk Chicken 17

Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken is a heavily spiced grilled chicken that originated in Jamaica, the word came from the cooking style “Jerk” where meat is dry rubbed or wet marinated with a Jerk Spice. The Jerk Spice usually contains an array of different spices like allspice, Scotch bonnet peppers, cloves, cinnamon, spring...

Mongolian Beef 20

Mongolian Beef

Like the Mongolian Barbecue don’t be fooled by its name thinking that this is a Mongolian dish, it’s totally not and it’s a product of American marketing making it sound exotic. Mongolian beef is a Chinese-American recipe where thinly sliced beef steaks are stir fried and coated with sweet spicy...

Apple Turnover 0

Apple Turnover

Turnover is a type of pastry stuffed with filling which is either sweet like fruits and savoury like meats and vegetables. This treats are considered to be a type of a portable pie which existed during the ancient times. Though turnovers had existed for a long time apple turnovers is...