Monthly Archive: July 2015

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Guest Post : Bobbi from Bams Kitchen featuring Adobong Pulang Sitaw

Imagine a registered nurse that can cook amazingly good food for you when you are sick, well I guess you will definitely get well soon (or pretend not to), leave the caring alone just the aroma of a good food can liven up your mind and senses. This is Bobbi...

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Tanpopo Ramen (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Making a good ramen soup takes a lot of time, I know this fact as I tried making it at home and it literally takes hours just to get the broth right specially the Tonkotsu style, there are no shortcuts. I have been let down before by some Japanese restaurants here...

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Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry in Peanut Sauce

Using peanuts in savoury dishes is nothing new, it widely used in Asian stir fries and in some soups. You can also see peanuts used in sauces like the ever popular satay as well as some stews like the Filipino Kare Kare and Balbacua. Today we will be using it...

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Egg Fried Rice

Sometimes normal steamed rice is just boring especially when you serve it with dishes with no sauce like grilled meats and steamed vegetables, everything will taste bland unless you change your rice to have some flavour but not over the top like those fancy paella or mixed meat and vegetable fried...

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Nutella and Marshmallow Dessert Bread Pudding

I love playing with Nutella, who does not? It’s such a seductive ingredient use and just a dollop of it makes every dessert very desirable similar effect to having bacon on savoury dishes. I had used this a lot from pastries, brownies, cinnamon rolls, cheesecakes and now the humble bread...

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New Concept Buffet & Hotpot (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Most Chinese restaurants don’t give much importance on branding or even any visual presentation and most of them just cook or serve great food and that’s it, no frills. New Concept Buffet & Hotpot is one of those restaurants, located in the near the Northcote shops in the North Shore...

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Honey Calamansi Iced Tea

I know it’s so cold here down under while it’s so hot and humid on the opposite side but nothing stopping me to enjoy a bit of sunshine through a drink we used to enjoy in the Philippines, the Honey Calamansi Iced Tea. Honey Calamansi Iced Tea is a drink...

Fish, Prawn and Vegetable Soup 1 5

Fish, Prawn and Vegetable Soup

It’s really cold here now from where I am so I am making some soup today out of anything I can find in my fridge. Like any soups this is just a dump everything you want in a pot, no complex steps necessary and since this is a seafood dish...

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Longsilog

A lot of my officemates ask me “what do Filipinos eat for breakfast?” and when I answer rice they always have that surprised look on their face. I even tell them we eat rice all the time like breakfast, lunch, dinner and even desserts as well as merienda (tea time)....