Monthly Archive: July 2016

Chicken 65 1 4

Chicken 65

Here in New Zealand if you love Vietnamese food like us then most probably you would understand what is P09, C06 or B04 as they are an identifier on a menu on one of the popular Vietnamese restaurant here. Like that Vietnamese menu Chicken 65 was born in a similar...

Ginataang Talong 1 0

Ginataang Talong

Ginataan one of the many cooking methods in the Philippine cuisine where ingredients are cooked in coconut milk, popular ones are fish pork chicken and vegetables like squash and string beans. The creamy coconut milk is started off by sautéing garlic, onions and sometime ginger then first reduced sometimes with...

Sake Bar Nippon (North Shore City, New Zealand) 9 2

Sake Bar Nippon (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Me and my wife will never ever get tired of the Japanese cuisine the combination of its simplicity and delicate flavours is just impeccable we can’t skip a Japanese restaurant when we pass by it. Luckily there are many Japanese restaurants in Auckland so we have a lot of options...

Honey Lemon Salabat 1 4

Honey Lemon Salabat

Salabat is a traditional ginger hot drink in the Philippines, usually served during the rainy season and it believed to have a lot of uses and cures which elaborate further below. Traditionally this drink only is made out of ginger and hot water effectively making it a type of tea...

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Seafood Teppanyaki

One of the easiest mixed seafood dish to prepare is this Seafood Teppanyaki, made out of mixed seafood like fish, squid, scallops, mussels, clams and any seafood you can think of, it is just seasoned with salt then pan grilled. The flavour from the seafood is enough to bring the...

Ham Fettuccine Bake 1 1

Ham Fettuccine Bake

Ham when you buy them usually comes as a big chunk of leg meat so usually there are a lot of leftovers after serving them for the first time. There can be many uses for it and the most common way of consuming them is by putting it in a sandwich...

Hot and Sour Mushroom Soup with Bok Choy 1 0

Hot and Sour Mushroom Soup with Bok Choy

This soup is inspired from the Asian hot and sour soup but instead of using meats we infused it with and array of different mushrooms to give it that earthy meaty edge missing from most vegetable soups. Though the recipe below suggests oyster, shiitake, and white button mushrooms you are...

Euro Restaurant & Bar (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 6 0

Euro Restaurant & Bar (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

If you want and impeccable service then dine at this place and you will be treated like a king the floor staff is just amazing in everything they do but what about their food? We dined in here a couple of months ago on a lunch time, there were some...

Fried Snapper in Tamarind Sauce 2 5

Fried Snapper in Tamarind Sauce

In Southeast Asia with lots coastlines fried fish is commonly served on dining tables from simple as just fried to something served with different sauces like sweet and sour, egg and tomato, black bean and chillies to name some. I remember as a young child we eat fried fish at least once...

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Bún bò Huế

Bún bò Huế is one hell of a delicious noodle soup dish, it’s a meat lover’s perfect bowl as this amazing Central Vietnamese noodle soup is made from tender slices of beef shanks and pork hocks. The slow process of cooking the meats together with the spices creates this magical concoction...