Monthly Archive: May 2015

Like it, Love it then Pin It 2

Like it, Love it then Pin It

I’ve been using Pinterest I guess since the first year it started, my first pin was this Blueberry Cheesecake which happened 4 years ago (yeah that was 2011, I was one of the first adopters), since then I use Pinterest regularly to view amazing dishes around the world as well...

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Monsoon Poon (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

I think I dined in here more than four times and this was the first time I had written something about this restaurant, to bad this was also the time where I ordered the least because during the last three times I had tried their banquets menu where multiple dishes...

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Teppanyaki

Many are confused about Teppanyaki being a type of dish rather than a cooking style. It is a popular method of cooking in the Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food like steaks, shrimp, okonomiyaki and yakisoba to name some. The name came from a combination of...

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Grilled Peach Salad

Once you grill fruits for use in your salad you won’t go back, the grilling gives the fruit a lot of flavour by caramelizing that sugar that melts once it hits the hot grill. You can do this with fresh peaches, nectarines, plums, pineapple, watermelon and banana to name some...

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Hasselback Potatoes

I guess this the most impressive presentation a potato can ever have and surprisingly its quite simple to make all you need is some stable hands when slicing these spuds. Hasselback potatoes is a type of baked potato where it is cut to resemble a fan or accordion when roasted,...

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Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and sour soup is a dish from the Sichuan cuisine made out of strips of chicken or pork cooked in a thick broth with vegetables like mushrooms, day lily buds, wood ear fungus, bamboo shoots and tofu. Evident on its name the flavour profile of this dish is hot...

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What is a Boodle Fight?

So what is a Boodle Fight? Recently this culinary experience is gaining popularity not just in Philippines but as well as overseas like in New York, UAE and even here in New Zealand. This Filipino tradition of eating originated from the Philippine military where a big pile of food are...

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Longaniza Dog

Several months ago my wife told me why not create something unique that other haven’t made yet and so I did which I started with the Ultimate Pinoy Burger. I was inspired and challenged by that comment so once in a while I will be creating some original recipes that...

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Boil Up

Boil Up is a traditional method of cooking used by Maori’s in New Zealand where starchy vegetables such as sweet potatoes, potatoes, carrots, pumpkins are boiled together with pork bones, spinach/watercress and dumplings called dough boys. The first time I saw this I thought my office mate knew how to...