Monthly Archive: January 2014

Maison Georges Larnicol (Paris, France) 6 6

Maison Georges Larnicol (Paris, France)

Maison Georges Larnicol is the first place we tried macaron in Paris last summer. We just discovered it after dining in at one of the streets that turn into a long stretch of Al Fresco restaurants at sunset, The Rue Grégoire de Tours. This place is lovely, it’s just a...

Chickpea, Feta and Avocado Salad 2 0

Chickpea, Feta and Avocado Salad

Having some extra or leftover feta cheese is handy especially when you want to make some salad, it’s such a good ingredient to add as it gives that creamy salty texture that enhances the flavour of any salad. Several weeks ago I have half a block of these and thought...

Sam's Pizza Land (Zurich, Switzerland) 4 0

Sam’s Pizza Land (Zurich, Switzerland)

First lunch in Zurich and this what we had pizza! Yeah I know a lot of you are now thinking why not a local specialty like Fondue, raclette or roesti well like my first words in this post “first”, we don’t know any place yet so we opted for something...

Aristocrat Style Chicken Barbecue 1 42

Aristocrat Style Chicken Barbecue

Mmmmmm. Just the smell of it makes your day. Barbecue in the Philippines is a big deal, in almost every street corner someone sells that charcoal grilled meats. Varieties are endless from chicken to pork, and if that is not enough for you offal such as chicken and pork intestines...

Asparagus and Mushroom Stir Fry 1 7

Asparagus and Mushroom Stir Fry

Asparagus season is nearly coming to an end here in New Zealand so before that happens I will be sharing an easy stir fry recipe which uses this wonderful vegetable, you can pair this with any meats or with rice. Asparagus and Mushroom Stir Fry   Save Print Prep time...

Restaurant - Bar Express (Monaco) 4 0

Restaurant – Bar Express (Monaco)

Monaco is not a really large, in fact you can visit the whole country and see its major tourist attractions in one whole day. It can get really expensive in Monaco so my suggestion if you are on a budget and want to visit this place either get a hotel...

General Tso's Chicken 1 15

General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso’s chicken is a sweet and spicy deep-fried chicken dish popular in the American Chinese cuisine. It was named after General Tso Tsung-tang (Zuo Zongtang) who was a Qing dynasty general but it was unclear why. The dish is very typical in the Hunanese cuisine but this did not...

Suan Long China Restarant (Zurich, Switzerland) 3 0

Suan Long China Restarant (Zurich, Switzerland)

After continuous days of pizza, pasta and other European food we are in dire need of something Asian, we need something stir fried like vegetables, noodles and meat. Highly recommended by my mom, Suan Long was the solution for our fix but was it any good? Well yes but I...

French Beans and Salted Duck Egg Yolks 1 9

French Beans and Salted Duck Egg Yolks

Usually stir fries revolves around the following common sauces like soy sauce, fish sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, chilli and black bean but have you tried using salted duck egg yolks? Yes you’ve seen it correctly salted duck egg yolks, it’s nothing new in fact this is used in Asian...

Mixed Berry Mini Galettes 1 0

Mixed Berry Mini Galettes

Today is the perfect day to post this recipe and you might be wondering why? While galettes can be enjoyed and offered throughout the year, traditionally they are served at Epiphany which falls on January 6th of each year hence we are posting this today. The galettes that we commonly know...