Monthly Archive: September 2016

Kinamatisang Salmon 1 1

Kinamatisang Salmon

Sometimes you find the best recipes not online but from friends and family, this one is a great example of it when one of our close friends prepared one for dinner. He calls it Kinamatisang Salmon if translated it means Salmon in tomatoes, while we have the same name dish...

Is tap water bad for me & my family? 1

Is tap water bad for me & my family?

We all know by now that drinking water is essential for our health and well being. It’s been recommended by health professionals that we aim for 8 glasses a day, just to keep ourselves hydrated and our bodies functioning normally. Sticking to this will reduce fatigue, help digestion and improve...

Nanam Eatery (Auckland, New Zealand) 5 2

Nanam Eatery (Auckland, New Zealand)

It’s exciting when you see Filipino restaurants opening in a country apart from the Philippines because our cuisine is not that popular compared to our South East Asian neighbours. So far in there are at least 8 Filipino restaurants in Auckland that I know but not all of them I...

Taco Pao 1 2

Taco Pao

Taco Pao is a fusion of three different cuisines Mexican for the taco concept then Chinese and Filipino for the pao, a steamed bun folded like a taco filled with asado style pulled pork, shredded cabbages, pickled radish, sliced chillies dressed with creamy mayonnaise. I am not sure who invented...

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QT Function Lunch (Gold Coast, Australia)

All of the activities that we had during our conference in Gold Coast was held at the QT Hotel and having said that all of our lunch and tea breaks was prepared most probably by restaurants at the venue (not 100% sure though), I did not take a photo of...

Sichuan Spicy Eggplant and Salted Fish 1 1

Sichuan Spicy Eggplant and Salted Fish

Sichuan Spicy Eggplant and Salted Fish is a type of stir fry from the Sichuanese cuisine where eggplants are stir fried with a sauce made from fatty pork mince, salted fish and Sichuan peppercorns. Eggplants usually are delicate in flavour but adding Sichuan peppercorns gives it a unique numbing effect...

Taco Soup 2 2

Taco Soup

It tastes like taco but in soup form, this Taco soup has all the elements of your favourite Tex Mex food but gives more comfort due to its soupy nature. Made with minced beef, onions, corn, chillies and beans a bowl of this would be perfect on its own, with...

Zambrero (Gold Coast, Australia) 1 1

Zambrero (Gold Coast, Australia)

I never knew that we have Zambrero here in New Zealand since I was not specifically looking for them until I gave it a shot when I was in Gold Coast. After a short wlak from our Hotel at the Surfers Paradise Boulevard heading to Gold Coast Central we saw...

Blue Cheese Walnut Green Beans 1 5

Blue Cheese Walnut Green Beans

We dont do boring food here at Ang Sarap that is why we try hard to make each recipe exciting for everyone even if sometimes we have to add something out of the ordinary to give a normal food that added ooomph. Take this beans as an example usually they...

Noodle Box (Coolangatta, Australia) 3 3

Noodle Box (Coolangatta, Australia)

My last busines trip outside of New Zealand was in Gold Coast, I stayed 4 days and I already missed the Auckland Asian food (yeah Auckland is looking more like China now compared to before) luckily on my way back home I saw this noodle place in the airport just...