December 2015

Bulalo Mami 1

Bulalo Mami

Bulalo Mami is a noodle soup dish made out of tender beef shanks in a rich beef soup of beef leg and tendons served with savoy cabbage topped with crispy shallots. Bulalo is a beef shank soup dish that is very popular in the Philippines, definitely one of the best...

Ristorante Hotel Al Soffiador (Murano, Italy) 8

Ristorante Hotel Al Soffiador (Murano, Italy)

Since we already had a glimpse of Venice the other day we have some extra time to visit the other islands of Venice like Murano. Murano is popular for its glass making, located just North East of Venice it’s just less than an hour away via the Water Bus. We...

Totsong Bangus 1

Totsong Bangus

Totsong Bangus is a Filipino dish that most probably was influenced by the Chinese cuisine, the ingredients such as tahure (fermented tofu) and salted black beans is already big indication. In this dish milkfish (bangus) is twice cooked by frying then stewing it on a tomato, vinegar and black bean...

Don Peppe (Venice, Italy) 19

Don Peppe (Venice, Italy)

Don Peppe is a pizzeria located inside a mall in the non-island part of Venice called Nave de Vero, we stumbled upon this place on our first day while looking for somewhere to dine in after our trip from Ljubljana. Nave de Vero is quite a big mall compared to...

Creamy Chicken with Asparagus & Tarragon 1

Creamy Chicken with Asparagus & Tarragon

Making this Creamy Chicken with Asparagus & Tarragon iis quite simple, you just need to sauté them and simmer in chicken stock until cooked. Original recipe serves it with potatoes, I added roasted cauliflower to the equation as I thought it was a good match for this dish as well....

Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Buttercream 1

Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Buttercream

Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Buttercream Frosting is a chocolate cupcake flavoured with espresso then topped with even more espresso infused into the buttercream frosting. Do you love coffee? You so love it, you have it at least three times a day and feel it is still not enough? Why not...

Blueberry Picking at Blueberry Country Ngatea 1

Blueberry Picking at Blueberry Country Ngatea

Blueberry picking usually peaks on January so it’s a perfect timing to do this just after picking strawberries after Boxing Day and unlike strawberries you don’t have to bend over and pick your berries because blueberries grow on small trees not plants. Last week we featured some strawberry picking this...

Pork Chop Bun 3

Pork Chop Bun

Pork Chop Buns, piggy bun or Choapa Bao is one of the most popular food in Macau, this Macanese specialty is made out of crispy outside and tender juicy inside pan fried pork chops in a soft bread roll. In its simplest form it just consist of the fried pork...

Non Stop Mlekomat (Ljubljana, Slovenia) 7

Non Stop Mlekomat (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

I remember I saw this in You Tube before and I thought we already missed them when we visited Zagreb, when we were there I asked the lady in one of the convenience store where can I find this milk machine, she said they close just before lunch so I...

Beef Chow Fun 1

Beef Chow Fun

Today we will be making a Chinese staple, the Beef Chow Fun. It’s a simple stir fried rice noodle dish with tender thinly sliced beef pieces and some green leafy vegetables seasoned with soy sauce, it’s an all in one quick and easy dinner recipe. I rarely use flat rice...