March 2014

Chicken Quesadilla 1

Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadilla is a popular Mexican turnover dish filled mainly with cheese together with other ingredients such as chicken, beef mince, beans and vegetables Quesadilla is a popular Mexican turnover dish filled mainly with cheese together with other ingredients such as chicken, beef mince, beans, vegetables and/or chillies. This ingredients...

Sago Samalamig 1

Sago Samalamig

Sago Samalamig is a popular drink in the Philippines sold everywhere from street vendors to popular restaurants, it is made out of brown sugar syrup and sago pearls. Sago or tapioca pearls is a starch extracted from tapioca formed into small shaped balls commonly used as a food ingredient in...

Calamari Marinara 8

Hansan (Auckland, New Zealand)

Hansan is a popular Vietnamese restaurant in Auckland, they serve noodle soups, stir fried noodles and rice dishes. Who does not love a good serving of a hot flavourful noodle soup on a cold rainy day, it gives you that comfort and warmth every delicious bite and that’s what I...

Wendy's Style Salad Bar 1

Wendy’s Style Salad Bar

Wendy’s Style Salad Bar is a buffet-style counter where salad ingredients are provided for diners to assemble their own salad plates. Salad bar is a buffet-style counter where salad ingredients are provided for diners to assemble their own salad plates. Popular ingredients include lettuce, cucumbers, carrots, corn, green capsicums, tomatoes,...

Batchoy Tagalog 1

Batchoy Tagalog

Batchoy Tagalog is one of the variants of the famous Filipino soup called Batchoy, the difference is that meats and offal used in this version are smoked Batchoy Tagalog is one of the variants of the famous Filipino soup dish called Batchoy, the difference is that meats and offal used...

Isaw and other Pinoy Street Barbecue 3

Isaw and other Pinoy Street Barbecue

Barbecue in the Philippines is nothing compared to the usual barbecue we all know of, while we have the normal ones like the pork in skewers and chicken barbecue we have more to offer and most of it will be disgusting for non-Filipinos which make a visit to a street vendor would...

Cheese Sticks 1

Cheese Sticks

Cheese Sticks is a simple deep fried spring roll pastry filled with soft cheese called quick melt dipped in a sauce made out of mayonnaise and ketchup. When me and my wife were not yet married this was one of our favourite street food, we always buy them outside the...

Fishballs with Special Manong's Sauce 1

Fishballs with Special Manong’s Sauce

Fishballs with Special Manong’s Sauce is a popular street food in the Philippines sold by mobile hawker carts. It is a deep fried fish balls served with sweet and spicy sauce. Fishballs might be one of the most common street food across Asian countries but in the Philippines its quite...

Kwek Kwek 1

Kwek Kwek

Kwek Kwek is another famous Filipino street food which is made out of deep fried battered hard boiled quail eggs served with dips like spiced vinegar Day two of the street food week and for today we will be sharing a food with a funny name, Kwek Kwek. Kwek-Kwek is...