November 2013

Pizzeria Santa Lucia (Zurich, Switzerland) 6

Pizzeria Santa Lucia (Zurich, Switzerland)

We tried this place called Pizzeria Santa Lucia during the summer as suggested by my sister, it was fully packed outside and barely few people inside. As Filipinos and having been outside for more than 8 hours by the time we get there we chose to dine inside the premises....

Brochette de Poulet 2

Brochette de Poulet

Summer here means a lot of barbecues and outdoor grilling, and what’s the best way to start it is with simple grilled dish called Brochette de Poulet. Two more days then its officially summer here in New Zealand! Summer here means a lot of barbecues and outdoor grilling, and what’s...

Strudel Cafe Kroll (Innsbruck, Austria)

Strudel Cafe Kroll (Innsbruck, Austria)

When you are in the town centre of Innsbruck try this Cafe called Strudel Cafe Kroll located in Hofgasse, they offer delicious Austrian pastries. When we were on the way to Munich from Zurich we passed by Innsbruck and had a day trip there, a day is enough to enjoy...

Puchero 4

Puchero

Puchero is a type of stew that is common to Spanish influenced countries such as the South America and the Philippines, The word “puchero” itself is a Spanish term that means “stew pot.” Puchero or Pochero is a type of stew that is common to Spanish influenced countries such as...

Hoisin Pork Ribs 2

Hoisin Pork Ribs

While most of us knew that barbecued ribs is a popular American dish there is an Asian counterpart that exists and it is called the Hoisin Pork Ribs. Hoisin or Haixian sauce is a Chinese sauce that is made out of sweet potato, soybeans and peppers red chili peppers, a...


10 Dieci (Rapperswil, Switzerland) 3

10 Dieci (Rapperswil, Switzerland)

10 Deici was the restaurant, we so missed the sun as we left in the middle of winter in New Zealand so we sat outside al fresco even though Filipinos are known to hide from the sun. A visit in Zurich would not be complete without a Zurich Lake ferry...

Java Rice 3

Java Rice

Java Rice is not to be confused as Indonesian as this is a Filipino fried rice cooked in garlic and annatto seeds best paired with sweet style barbecues. I never had seen rice prepared in a similar way with other cuisines so where did this dis originated? Is it Spanish...

IKEA Meatballs 2

IKEA Meatballs

I never knew why people talk about this much until I tried this IKEA Meatballs personally, surprisingly it was really good, I even bought some to take home. New Zealand and Philippines does not have an Ikea store so I don’t get to try their famous meatballs which is apparently...

Custard Cinnamon Rolls 1

Custard Cinnamon Rolls

This Custard Cinnamon Rolls resembles the usual cinnamon roll but its filled with some custard mixture and topped with some honey coating. Several weeks ago my daughter was sick and asked me to make one of her favourite bread which we buy at the supermarket, it’s called a custard bread....

Chinese Five Spice Chicken Wings 1

Chinese Five Spice Chicken Wings

Chinese Five Spice Chicken Wings are sweet, savoury and sticky pan fried chicken wings flavoured with five spice, soy sauce and brown sugar. Chicken wings is such a versatile ingredient, you can throw in all sorts of flavour to it then you can either pan fry, bake or grill and...