Monthly Archive: July 2015

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Chikos Restaurant and Cafe (Henderson, New Zealand)

I can’t remember when was the last time me and my wife got really excited with a restaurant but definitely Chicos filled that gap, it’s so good at last I can promote a Filipino Fusion restaurant to my non Filipino friends who are asking me where to eat Filipino food. ...

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Picadillo

Picadillo is a dish made with minced meat (pork or beef), tomatoes and other ingredients like onions, corn, carrots, peas, potatoes, beans, raisins and capers. Popular in countries with Spanish influence like Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Philippines. The name came from the Spanish word “picar” which means to...

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Pizzalette

I haven’t seen any recipe of this online so I will be claiming it as an Ang Sarap original– and call it Pizzalette. So what is it? Pizzalette is a breakfast dish where pizza and omelette are combined together. So is it a pizza or it is an omelette? Well...

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Salmon and Wilted Spinach with Cream Sauce

Looking for something quick and easy to prepare for dinner on busy night? Well making this Salmon and Wilted Spinach with Cream Sauce takes almost the same amount of time going to a fast food or ordering a delivery to your home, what’s best is that it’s healthy and freshly...

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Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple fried rice is a Thai style fried rice made out of rice with pineapples and prawns, you might find the combination of ingredients weird but if you had tasted Thai dishes then you would say that this would make sense as it follows the basic principle of Thai dishes, the...

El Sizzling Chorizo (Auckland, New Zealand) 4 1

El Sizzling Chorizo (Auckland, New Zealand)

This is the second restaurant we dined in at Ponsonby Central but this was the first one we wanted to try, too bad it was full the last time we were there so we have to try some other place. When you pass by this place it is so inviting...

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Buko Pandan

Buko Pandan is a type of dessert salad made out of young coconut strips, pandan jelly and sometimes sago pearl and nata de coco on a cream and condensed milk dressing. This desert from the Bohol province is considered one of the most popular Filipino dessert. In most Filipino gatherings or party this...

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Chicken Khao Soi

Khao soi or khao soy is a Thai noodle soup dish where egg noodles, pickled cabbage, shallots, lime, ground chillies are served in a massaman curry style broth topped with fried noodles. Meats can then be added like chicken, beef and sometimes curdled blood. There are two variations of this...