Monthly Archive: September 2014

Thai Cucumber Salad 1 9

Thai Cucumber Salad

Unlike the salads on the West where it is usually consumed on its own before the mains salads in South East Asia or even East Asia are usually served on the side where it’s purpose is more of an a food flavour balancer, vegetable source at the same time an...

Adobong Pusit 1 13

Adobong Pusit

This is one of the dishes I had been craving to eat and make for the longest time, it was long due because fresh small squid with ink is quite hard to find here in New Zealand and most of the ones sold are the large ones which is not...

Minatamis na Saging 1 10

Minatamis na Saging

If you had noticed I barely post Filipino desserts, while we may have a lot of popular ones, most of it are of American origin and there are only few authentic Filipino desserts like the Buko Pandan, Buko Salad, Halo Halo, Ube Halaya and Minatamis na Saging (banana in sugar syrup)....

TechEd is not just a Conference but also a Feast for Techies 13 7

TechEd is not just a Conference but also a Feast for Techies

Once a year I am lucky to attend events like this, TechEd in New Zealand is one of the largest IT conferences in the country held during September. It is a 4 day event which starts on a Tuesday where it is kicked off with a Keynote at Vector Arena. After...

Lemongrass Tamarind Chicken 1 12

Lemongrass Tamarind Chicken

Who does not love Thai dishes, they are flavourful, spicy and most of them are relatively easy to make. Just look at this dish the flavour combination is just something to drool for. Just imagine the flavours of creamy coconut cream, fresh and sour hints of tamarind and lemon grass,...

Pumpkin Pie 2 11

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is a pumpkin based custard basically made out of mashed pumpkins, milk, eggs and spices like cinnamon and nutmeg baked in a sweet pie crust served with whipped cream. Usually pumpkin pies are served during fall in the United States and Canada more specifically Thanksgiving and Christmas. Origins...

Miki Bihon 2 10

Miki Bihon

Miki Bihon is a noodle dish which consists of two different noodles, Miki and Bihon. Miki or Shanghai noodles is the thicker of the two and it is a type of egg noodle while bihon on the other hand is the thinner one and is a variant of a rice noodle. This...

Galician Pork and Vegetable Stew 1 9

Galician Pork and Vegetable Stew

The Bon Apetit recipes I’ve been using lately never had failed me, everything was spot on like this recipe that we had for today, the Galician Pork and Vegetable Stew. Before we head on to what this dish is all about let me introduce you to Galician cuisine, though I am...

Little King Cafe (North Shore City, New Zealand) 4 4

Little King Cafe (North Shore City, New Zealand)

We saw this place by accident when one time we are looking for some gift in the nearby Milford Mall. Initially we thought of having some Japanese for lunch but saw this Cafe filled with people and that’s what caught our attention. After having a nosy of what’s inside we...

Creamy Bacon and Spinach Gnocchi 1 10

Creamy Bacon and Spinach Gnocchi

If you love creamy pasta dishes then this Creamy Bacon and Spinach Gnocchi is so right for you, the salty crispy bacon and in creamy sauce that coats the potato gnocchi is a pleasure for your palate. Using store bought potato gnocchi making this for dinner is really easy and...