Monthly Archive: November 2016

Tinapa Spaghetti 2 4

Tinapa Spaghetti

Spaghetti in the Philippines is quite a popular dish the spicy sweet sauce made with minced pork, sliced hotdogs and sliced ham served on spaghetti pasta have been a staple in most of the special occasions back home, while there is nothing wrong with that I think there should be...

Pinatisang Manok 1 2

Pinatisang Manok

Like you I think I am also confused on what’s the difference between Tinola, Pinatisan and Nilaga, as you can see they all look alike so what’s the difference? Well I will clarify this based on my observation on different households that prepare this on a usual basis. Tinola, perhaps...

Corn Bread 1 3

Corn Bread

Cornbread is a type of quick bread made with cornmealand leavened with baking powder. There are many types of cornbread but on its simplest and traditional form wheat flour and sugar is a no no, instead it is made mostly with cornmeal. Early versions called the corn pone was just...

No1 Pancake (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 2 2

No1 Pancake (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

It is called “Jeon” in Korea but you don’t have to travel all the way there just to try it, if you’re in Auckland just go to the CBD in the corner of Wellesley and Lorne Street and you will find this place. I passed by this place many times...

Cheese Pimiento 1 1

Cheese Pimiento

Back in the days mom used to make a lot of this for our baon (lunch box), she opts for the home made ones as it is more economical during the days and avoid preservatives as much as possible (not saying that the commercial butter and cheese don’t have it)....

Mantingfang Yum Cha (North Shore City, New Zealand) 4 1

Mantingfang Yum Cha (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Who does not love Yum Cha, I fell in love with it all the way back when I was introduced to it when I was in Hong Kong the only problem with it you cannot crave for it any time of the day because traditionally this is served only during...

Crispy Pritong Baboy 1 2

Crispy Pritong Baboy

Yeah I admit sometimes I am lazy to make a proper meal and like most Filipino’s out there we have this as a solution, Pritong Baboy. This dish is so easy to prepare all you need is a fatty pork belly, salt and freshly ground black pepper for its most...

Chicken Pot Pie 2 4

Chicken Pot Pie

This classic American food has been comforting a lot of us for ages, a simple dish made usually with leftover meat prepared with vegetables and a starchy sauce like gravy or mushroom soup enclosed in crust. Most of us today love the crust on these delicious dish but did you...

Banzai Restaurant (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 4 4

Banzai Restaurant (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

This small place is a hidden gem, tucked in Dominion Road together with other popular restaurants, this place is a must visit for those Japanese lovers out there. Located in a compound where small eateries are tucked together this is quite easy to miss especially at night. Parking is quite...