October 2016

Brisket Grilled Cheese 1

Brisket Grilled Cheese

Brisket Grilled Cheese is a type of grilled sandwich filled with slow cooked beef brisket and meting gruyere, cheddar and mozarella cheese. Have you tried something like this? If not you better be as your missing out on one of the best sandwiches ever made. Just imagine tender juicy beef...

Ube Cassava Cake 1

Ube Cassava Cake

Ube Cassava Cake is a type of kakanin in the Philippines made out of ube (purple yam) and cassava (tapioca) baked with coconut milk and sugar. I have some leftover ube and cassava in the freezer and was thinking what to do with them, initially I was thinking of making two...

Tiniim na Manok 1

Tiniim na Manok

Tiniim na Manok is a Filipino dish made with whole chicken slowly simmered in a sweet, tangy and spiced pineapple juice marinade until tender. Tiniim na Manok is a Filipino dish made with whole chicken slowly simmered in a sweet, tangy and spiced pineapple juice marinade until tender. This liquid...

Cookie Time Factory Shop (Christchurch, New Zealand) 6

Cookie Time Factory Shop (Christchurch, New Zealand)

I was quite a long time since I had a follow up post after our Lake Tekapo trip and to follow up on that here is the continuation. After that night of taking photos of that popular church we woke up really early to be at the Cookie Time Factory...


Squid Sisig 1

Squid Sisig

Squid sisig may look similar to the normal sisig but this dish is not made of pork innards but finely chopped squid quickly cooked on a hot plate then dressed with mayonnaise and some lemon, it is as delicious but definitely a healthier alternative though this is easier to prepare...

Foochow Noodle Soup 1

Foochow Noodle Soup

Fuzhou or Foochow Braised Noodles like the name suggest originated in one of the largest cities in the Fujian province, Fuzhou. The full name of the dish is Fu Zhou Lin Mian and if directly translated means “pouring on noodles” which directly describes the dish. Does this dish look similar...

Milse (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 9

Milse (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Dessert bars here in Auckland is getting better and better each day and not just that the number of choices are also increasing so Aucklanders have more options to choose from. One of the best ones out there is this place called Milse located at the back of the Britomart...

Kokoda 1

Kokoda

Kokoda is a Fijian Dish made with fresh raw fish marinated in lemon or lime juice served with coconut cream, diced tomatoes, chillies and salt. Auckland has such a diverse cuisine just imagine the cultural mix here where lots of different denomination from different parts of the world like Asians,...

Ensaladang Filipino 1

Ensaladang Filipino

Ensaladang Filipino is a type of side dish salad usually served on family gathering or outings usually served with grilled meats, grilled seafood and rice Ensaladang Filipino is a type of side dish salad usually served on family gathering or outings usually served with grilled meats, grilled seafood and rice....