May 2015

Like it, Love it then Pin It

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...

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...

Teppanyaki 1

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. Many are confused about Teppanyaki being a...

Grilled Peach Salad

Grilled Peach Salad is a salad made out of grilled fresh peaches tossed with mesclun leaves, goats cheese feta, dried cranberries in a honey vinaigrette dressing. 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...

Hasselback Potatoes

Hasselback potatoes is a type of baked potato where it is cut to resemble a fan or accordion when roasted, drizzled with melted butter and seasoned with salt and pepper giving it a crispy outside and soft and creamy inside. I guess this the most impressive presentation a potato can...

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. Hot and sour soup is a dish from the Sichuan cuisine made...

What is a Boodle Fight? 2

What is a Boodle Fight?

Boodle Fight is a kamayan style Filipino culinary experience where cupious amount food are served table top usually eaten together with friends and family. So what is a Boodle Fight? Recently this Kamayan (bear hand eating) style culinary experience called Boodle Fight is gaining popularity not just in Philippines but...

Longaniza Dog

When I was brainstorming what I will be doing for today’s post, I was thinking of making a Filipino variety of the American Hotdog. I was thinking of replacing the main elements like the hotdogs, pickles and its condiments with something Filipino. Several months ago my wife told me why...

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. Boil Up is a traditional method of cooking used by Maori’s in New Zealand...