Monthly Archive: June 2016

Sauteed Spinach in Sesame Oil 2 4

Sauteed Spinach in Sesame Oil

Sautéed Spinach in Sesame Oil is a simple dish of spinach cooked in garlic infused sesame oil. A perfect side dish for any grilled meats particularly any of the Korean Barbecues. It’s a simple and tasty way to prepare your spinach, plus it cooks really easy and will take less...

Binagoongang Ampalaya sa Gata 3 4

National Chicken Wing Day

Yes there are specific food days for each of your favourite dish and it happens to be one of those days today the National Chicken Wing Day. Celebrated annually on July 29 this day is to commemorate the humble chicken wing, whether it’s infused with Asian flavours or Western, whether...

Cullen Skink 1 3

Cullen Skink

If you think you usual chowders is richly flavoured then try this Scottish type of chowder, it will definitely render your usual chowder tasteless. Cullen Skink is a traditional thick Scottish soup prepared using smoked fish (primarily haddock), potatoes and onions, a local specialty of the town of Cullen in...

Fried Pork and Beef Meatballs 1 3

Fried Pork and Beef Meatballs

Meatballs are meatballs, it’s simple and made out of minced meat with little seasoning or additional ingredients on it. It can be enjoyed in as a full dish, with soups, stews, bread, pasta or even be enjoyed on its own. A very versatile ingredient that can be made in many...

Devilled Egg Macaroni Salad 1 2

Devilled Egg Macaroni Salad

Macaroni salad is so old school and to give that new life we will be infusing it with some spice and adding boiled eggs, lots of them. This process is called devilled where we will season the usual boiled macaroni with mustard, mayonnaise and paprika. The result is a mildly...

Cheese Stuffed Pork Chops 1 4

Cheese Stuffed Pork Chops

While other Asian kids enjoy their instant noodles as their comfort food I was busy experimenting at home with some of my favourite food items. As a young child when I was left alone at home with our house nanny I tried to experiment making some food for my own...

Buffet at Katsura (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 6 4

Buffet at Katsura (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

There are few good buffet restaurants in Auckland one of which is Eight and Katsura is the other, though I haven’t tried their dinner menu I had been twice on their Executive Buffet Lunch which is only available on Fridays from 11.30pm – 2:00 pm only. There are lots of...

Ginataang Mais 1 5

Ginataang Mais

Ginataang Mais is a type of Filipino snack made out of corn kernels, glutinous rice, coconut milk and sugar. Usually served during merienda but others have them for dessert. A close relative to creamed rice but instead of using milk or cream during the preparation process coconut milk is utilized....

Sugar Sprinkled Long John with Cheese 1 1

Sugar Sprinkled Long John with Cheese

Long John is a type of doughnut shaped as a long cylinder that is either glazed or sprinkled with sugar. This type of doughnut like the round ones can also be filled with cream and jam and for our post today instead of filling it with something sweet we are...

Coffin Bread 1 1

Coffin Bread

Coffin Bread, what a name for a food. Well do you know why is it named like such? Well the real deal apparently looks like a coffin. So what is it? Coffin Bread or Guancai Ban is a type of bread bowl where coffin shaped bread is deep fried then...