Monthly Archive: April 2015

Tokyo Club (Auckland, New Zealand) 1 0

Tokyo Club (Auckland, New Zealand)

I work in the city so during weekends we rarely visit the place as I want to have a change of scenery away from the busy CBD until one time we passed by after visiting a place out of town and it happened to be lunch time. Ponsonby is one...

Cabbage and Squid Stir Fry 1 6

Cabbage and Squid Stir Fry

Usually when I buy squid tubes and cabbages there will be some unused leftovers and because of that I made todays dish. With some ready-made pantry ingredients we can make this two ingredients work together in a wonderful way we just need some soy sauce, mirin, brown sugar, cornstarch and...

Butter Garlic Herb Rice 1 8

Butter Garlic Herb Rice

Sometimes steamed rice just don’t cut it with the dish you are serving so you think of ways to give additional flavours to that staple. Maybe you made some creamy dish like some seafood or meats with some creamy sauce but you don’t know what rice you want to pair...

Manicotti 3 4

Moules Marinieres

Moules Marinieres is a very simple classic French dish where mussels is cooked in white wine, onions, herbs with a hint of cream. This is very popular in French Brassieres especially when mussels are in season. In Philippines we have a nearly similar dish but the cream is omitted and...

Manicotti 1 3

Manicotti

Manicotti is an Italian American crepe filled with ricotta cheese mixed with cooked chopped spinach and sometimes minced veal, it is then topped with marinara sauce and a mixture of cheeses like Romano, Parmesan and or Mozzarella. A lot think that both are pasta well it’s not and here are...

Kura Restaurant (Auckland, New Zealand) 10 2

Kura Restaurant (Auckland, New Zealand)

I’ve been to Tanuki’s Cave several times and it was amazing, I love their food specially those yakitoris (their specialty) now I am trying one of their establishments called Kura just beside it. I never knew that they have 3 restaurants before until now and after I tried both the...

Buridibud 1 4

Buridibud

Buridibud is a vegetable soup dish similar to dinengdeng, the main difference is that this dish uses sweet potatoes as its main ingredient where it is cooked to the point that it’s so soft it breaks down with the soup giving it a thicker texture. Like dinengdeng there are no...

Sticky Pork Chops 1 5

Sticky Pork Chops

Sticky, sweet and savoury are the addictive characteristics of this Sticky Pork Chops, though there are many ways on making this the difference between the results are almost similar so what are the benefits on doing it the hard way? What we will be posting today is easiest way of...

Nasi Goreng Daging 1 8

Nasi Goreng Daging

Nasi Goreng Daging or Beef Fried Rice is one of my go to comfort food way back in Malaysia, it’s not just comforting but it’s an all in one dish where you have your carbs, protein and sometimes vegetables sorted. Beef is not the only variant of Nasi Goreng in...

Jambalaya 1 4

Jambalaya

Jambalaya is an American (Louisiana) dish heavily influenced by the Spanish and French cuisine. A dish that have big similarities to paella or arroz con pollo it is also made out of rice cooked with an array of vegetables and meats like chicken, seafood and sausages, the big difference is...