Monthly Archive: July 2013

Crab and Corn Egg Drop Soup 1 17

Crab and Corn Egg Drop Soup

This one of the soup that reminds me of childhood, it was one of the popular ready-made soups in the Philippines made by Knorr during the 80′s where I guess everyone in the same age bracket as me remembers that guy on the commercial saying “Just add one egg”. It’s...

Bird Cage (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1 0

Bird Cage (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

When the Victoria Park Tunnel is being built in Auckland CBD last 2010 there was one solid brick building on its way that is needed to be moved so they can bore a hole safely. The Birdcage is an Auckland landmark and had been a watering hole for 127 years,...

Figs and Toasted Almonds Baked Brie 4 8

Lomi

Lomi is one of the many varieties of Filipino noodle dishes, it is made out of a very thick fresh egg noodles served in thick starchy gravy with crispy pork pieces, shrimps and vegetables, this dish probably had originated from the Chinese dish “Lor Mee” which is nearly similar in...

Figs and Toasted Almonds Baked Brie 2 11

Kangkong with Bagoong

If the Chinese have Bok Choy in Oyster Sauce and the Malaysians have Kailan with Oyster Sauce or Kangkung Belachan, then the Filipinos have this dish Kangkong with Bagoong . Now if you are wondering what Kangkong is? It is a tropical leafy vegetable that is also called Water Spinach, Swamp Cabbage,...

Korean Beef Stew 1 53

Korean Beef Stew

Way back when I was still working in Philippines there was this massive food court just on the ground floor of my workplace, and since it’s near we usually take our lunch in there. In that food court there was this restaurant called House of Kimchi (not sure if it’s...

Igado 1 0

Igado

Igado is an Ilocano dish (Northern province in Philippines), it is nearly similar to Menudo but it’s done the Ilocano way. Usually cooked with pigs internal organs such as kidneys, liver, lungs, heart and flavoured with Ilocos Vinegar. Igado comes from the Spanish word “Higado” which means liver and apparently...

Eight at the Langham (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1 8

Eight at the Langham (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Let’s start this article by stating that this is the best buffet restaurant I had tried so far, I would definitely come back here a lot of times. While I’ve been to different buffet restaurants this is different as there are eight different cuisines to choose from, most of them...

Steamed Chicken and Chinese Sausage 1 10

Steamed Chicken and Chinese Sausage

I don’t know when I had tried this dish but definitely it was from a Chinese restaurant. I remember I recreated this dish a long time ago just by remembering how it looked and tasted. The first attempt was a success and since then this was one of our normal...

Guest Post : Peachy from The Peach Kitchen featuring Buko Pandan Drink 2 7

Guest Post : Peachy from The Peach Kitchen featuring Buko Pandan Drink

It’s that time of the year again where we feature exceptional bloggers here at Ang Sarap, so every Fridays in the months of June, July and August you will get to know them as they will be sharing something about themselves and featuring some of their special recipes. These are...

Mie Ayam 2 0

Mie Ayam

Mie ayam is one of the most popular noodle dishes in Indonesia, it is a type of a deconstructed chicken noodle soup where yellow wheat noodles (bakmi) is served separately from the soup. If you look closely at the photo above each element the of dish is quite visible as...