May 2016

Tsukune 1

Tsukune

Tsukune is a type of “chicken meatballs” skewered and charcoal grilled usually served on yakitori establishments. Commonly this Japanese dish in its basic form consists minced chicken meat, minced onions, eggs and seasonings from here additional ingredients can be added like mashed yam, lotus roots, shiso leaves or chicken cartilage....

Al's Deli (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 4

Al’s Deli (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Located in the Upper Queen St of Auckland’s CBD is this Canadian themed restaurant serving amazing donuts, poutine and Canadian beers! When you first step in this place you will notice the fresh bagels and most importantly the donuts displayed beside the cashier. Flavours vary from this Smores and raspberry...

Canh Cai 1

Canh Cai

Canh Cai is a simple Vietnamese soup dish made out of chopped leafy greens in a broth flavoured with meats and/or seafood. As I age my palate seems to be more accepting of the things I hated when I was a child, I guess most us do since most of...

Cambodian Chicken and Vegetable Stew 1

Cambodian Chicken and Vegetable Stew

Somlar Kako, Samlaa Kako, Samlor Korko or simply Cambodian Chicken and Vegetable Stew is a Cambodian soup dish made out of mixed tropical vegetables, meats, fish paste and Kroeung. This traditional dish is very nutritious and considered a health giving soup in the Khmer cuisine. Somlar Kako, Samlaa Kako or...