January 2014

Chinese Style Braised Beef 2

Chinese Style Braised Beef

Chinese Style Braised Beef is a slowly braised beef in Chinese Wine, Fish Sauce, Soy Sauce, Oyster Sauce, Hoisin Sauce, Chinese Five Spice Powder, lemon rind and orange rind. I remember the first time I tried and enjoyed this dish was from a Filipino-Chinese Fast Food restaurant called Chowking, a...

Bok Choy and Shiitake in Sesame Oil 3

Bok Choy and Shiitake in Sesame Oil

This is one of the simplest dish you can make Bok Choy and Shiitake in Sesame Oil, its so simple, affordable, definitely delicious and healthy I hope I don’t run out green leafy vegetable recipe ideas as I do love them and I must admit getting addicted to it, this...

Giapo (Auckland, New Zealand) 7

Giapo (Auckland, New Zealand)

Giapo (Auckland, New Zealand) is one of the best ice cream parlours in Auckland’s Queen Street, try their Organic Dark Chocolate Brownie or Christchurch Hazelnut. Headlined as the most innovative and delicious ice cream in New Zealand backed with a guarantee that it’s the best ice cream you’ll ever taste...

Lechon Fried Rice 2

Lechon Fried Rice

Lechon Fried Rice is a good way to use your leftover lechon, an all in one meal in a bowl complete with you carbs, protein and a bit of vegetables. When we are talking about lechon leftovers first thing that comes to mind would be Lechon Paksiw but there are...

Stir Fried Prawns and Mixed Vegetables 4

Stir Fried Prawns and Mixed Vegetables

Want a quick and easy seafood dish to serve during your busy dinner weekdays then try this Stir Fried Prawns and Mixed Vegetables. Usually when a free style vegetable stir fry is prepared the main meats used are either chicken or beef, seafood like fish or shrimps are rarely used....


Tandoori Chicken 2

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken is a very popular Indian roasted hot and spicy chicken dish that is marinated in yoghurt and lots of different spices. Tandoori Chicken is a very popular Indian roasted chicken dish that is marinated in yoghurt and lots of different spices. A very hot and spicy chicken dish...

Pizzeria Pepone (Paris, France) 1

Pizzeria Pepone (Paris, France)

After visiting the love lock bridge and leaving our share of memento we slowly strolled along the River Seine moving towards Notre Dame. Having walked the path several times we decided why not explore the inner streets and see what Paris can offer. Several hundred metres after the bridge we...

Petit Pois ala Francaise 4

Petit Pois ala Francaise

Petit Pois ala Francaise is a classic French dish that is made out of peas, lettuce and bacon in a rich butter and ham stock gravy. Petit Pois is a classic French dish that is made out of peas, lettuce and bacon in a rich butter and ham stock gravy....

Pork Afritada 2

Pork Afritada

Pork Afritada is simplest Filipino style tomato based stew, it is usually made out of pork, potato and carrots cooked slowly on tomato sauce with herbs and spices. Afritada, Kaldereta, Puchero, Mechado and Menudo what’s the difference between them? Though for non-Filipinos this might be confusing as they nearly look...