April 2015

China Hong Kong Restaurant (North Shore City, New Zealand) 4

China Hong Kong Restaurant (North Shore City, New Zealand)

In New Zealand a dish you can buy in Asian restaurants can vary from $10 up to $80 depending on the premises and here is where China Hong Kong Restaurant comes into play. I guess most Aucklanders heard of this restaurant before because it made the news for allegedly underpaying...

Crispy Squid Tentacles 1

Crispy Squid Tentacles

Ika Geso Age in Japanese, Muc Chien in Vietnamese or Crispy Deep Fried Squid is a simple deep fried squid dish popular in East Asia and South East Asian cuisine, similar to the calamares but instead of using the squid bodies this dish uses its tentacles and served with a...

Tosilog 1

Tosilog

Tosilog is one of those rice breakfasts we have in the Philippines where it is made out of tocino (a sweet fried pork), itlog (fried eggs) and sinangag (garlic fried rice) usually served with coffee. The name comes from the elements in the dish TO – from tocino, SI –...

Utan 1

Utan

Utan or Utan Bisaya is a vegetable soup dish popular in the Visayan region, commonly it consists different vegetables like malunggay leaves, okra, squash, taro, vine spinach (alugbati), eggplants, snake beans (sitaw), ginger and tomatoes cooked together with either pork, fish or shrimps. Utan or Utan Bisaya is a vegetable...

Tutuoyu Geng (Spanish Mackerel Soup) 1

Tutuoyu Geng (Spanish Mackerel Soup)

From both sites it states that Tutuoyu Geng is a popular Taiwanese street food where crispy battered fish that was prepared separately is served in a thick soup which has a salty, sour and sweet flavour with hints of smoky fish. Crispy batter is not really hard to make as...

Filipinos and Jollibee 1

Filipinos and Jollibee

Filipinos living outside the Philippines will always crave for Filipino restaurants like Jollibee, Goldilocks and Red Ribbon, the crave gets worse the longer we haven’t tried them that is why when we visit a country with these restaurants we are always excited and will make sure that it will be...

Stuffed Peppers 1

Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers is a baked or broiled dish where peppers are stuffed with different ingredients such as meats, vegetables, cheese, fruits, rice and any combination of all. Any pepper can be used and it differs based on the culture like the Caribbean’s do it hot while the Americans tend to...

Lemon and Rosemary Roast Chicken 1

Lemon and Rosemary Roast Chicken

For me Rosemary and Lemon is one of the best flavours you can give in a roast chicken, its lemony taste with butter and herbs like rosemary and garlic is a match made in heaven, a perfect balance of flavours to give specially on a greasy type of meat cut....

Teriyaki Fish 1

Teriyaki Fish

This teriyaki fish that I am posting today is a good sample of the mixture of both cultures as we use teriyaki as the sauce but we also season the fish first with lemon giving it a fresher taste. On this post I used hapuka collar or wings and in...