Monthly Archive: September 2016

Yam Samun Phrai 1 1

Yam Samun Phrai

If you love som tam then you should also try this salad from Northern Thailand, the Yam Samun Phrai. Yam Samun Phrai like any Thai salads is a very tasty one, so tasty you will think a rice can accompany it, made with carrots, daikon radish, onion, different herbs and...

The meatiest Burger I ever tried to date 1 3

The meatiest Burger I ever tried to date

I never review fast-food burgers but this American Muscle burger is so good it needs to have a footprint at Ang Sarap, it’s not just good but it’s so filling I guess it’s best to have this when you are so hungry after playing a game of rugby or basketball....

Seafood Pasta al Cartoccio 1 8

Seafood Pasta al Cartoccio

Al cartoccio is the Italian counterpart of the French “En papillote” where dishes like pasta and seafood is wrapped tightly in a parchment pouch then baked. Original recipes or method uses parchment paper but modern iterations can use other materials like paper bag, aluminium foil, baking paper and anything similar....

KOHAN Japanese Restaurant Lake Tekapo (Tekapo, New Zealand) 11 5

KOHAN Japanese Restaurant Lake Tekapo (Tekapo, New Zealand)

If you had read my Mount Cook Alpine Salmon Tekapo post then this is the continuation of our mini road trip back in the mid-South Island of New Zealand, we were time constrained so we made most of our day in this wonderful little town. After our Salmon Farm stopover/lunch...

Persimmon Loaf Cake 2 4

Persimmon Loaf Cake

Several weeks ago a friend of mine gave me a big bag of persimmon, not really a fan of this fruit but in order for it not to go to waste I had used it in something that I will like on a snack or dessert called Persimmon Loaf Cake....

Kaeng Hung Leh 1 4

Kaeng Hung Leh

Kaeng Hung Leh, Hang Lay Curry or Burmese curry is a rich curry made with pork belly and spices and flavours like chillies, salt, shallots, shrimp, garlic, sweet soy sauce, turmeric powder and marsala powder, a popular curry that is found primarily in Chiang Mai and all over northern Thailand...

Myeong Dong Korean Restaurant (North Shore City, New Zealand) 2 1

Myeong Dong Korean Restaurant (North Shore City, New Zealand)

In Takapuna alone there are lots of food places to choose from and its sometimes confusing when you are hungry and you want to choose a place to dine in so what we did is to try all of this places one by one without repeating starting with this Korean...

Fried Okra 1 9

Fried Okra

Fried Okra is a dish popular in the American South made with okra dipped in buttermilk, coated with corn meal and or flour then deep fried then served with different sauces like ranch. It a nice side dish, appetizer or even a beer match to have, its diminutive size and...

Breakfast at Fact-Tree (North Shore City, New Zealand) 11 5

Breakfast at Fact-Tree (North Shore City, New Zealand)

We love what they offer here in Fact-Tree hence we go back again and again just to try what we haven’t ordered before or see what they are offering new, I posted a review of this before but today it’s for a different dish. The perfect time to go here...

Caldo de Res 1 5

Caldo de Res

Caldo de Res is a type of beef soup prepared with beef shanks and vegetables in a light tomato based soup, found in the cuisines of Spain and Mexico. I first encountered this on a TV show I think was presented by Rick Stein when he was in Spain. If...