Monthly Archive: November 2016

Scrambled Bagoong Egg 1 5

Scrambled Bagoong Egg

One breakfast morning the wife made this, it was smelly (fragrant for Filipinos) and it was good. With just a simple addition to your normal scrambled eggs the boring usual breakfast item becomes amazing and definitely tastier. I am not sure if this has been done before somewhere but my...

Home Cooked Filipino Cusine (North Shore City, New Zealand) 5 1

Home Cooked Filipino Cusine (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Me and my wife was wondering why there are no Filipino cuisine representation in a Food Courts here in New Zealand, not until now, at least there is one now in Wairau Food Court. We don’t know when did this opened but we tried the place several times since September...

Silverbeet and Mushroom Soup 1 1

Silverbeet and Mushroom Soup

Silverbeet and Mushroom Soup is a simple soup of silverbeet, spring onions and mixed mushrooms, a full dish that you can actually grow everything in your garden. Another soup that is a brainchild of yours truly after trying to use any leftover I had on our fridge. Like I said...

Yellow Cab's Charlie Chan Pasta 1 1

Yellow Cab’s Charlie Chan Pasta

A lot of people said that this is the best pasta on Yellow Cab’s menu, I can’t agree more as it really is delicious at the same time interesting just imagine a pasta cooked the Asian way, it’s a real fusion. I know Yellow Cab pizza, but I never had...

Mushrooms & Pork Ribs Claypot Rice 1 3

Mushrooms & Pork Ribs Claypot Rice

I was never planning to make one of this but one of my friends made one and posted it in Facebook and since then I was craving badly for one. If I can still remember the last time I had a proper Claypot Rice was in the streets of Hong...

Punjabi Kitchen Indian Restaurant (Henderson, New Zealand) 3 2

Punjabi Kitchen Indian Restaurant (Henderson, New Zealand)

We barely dine in at an Indian restaurant I guess because we as Filipinos are not raised in this type of cuisine hence our palates are not adjusted to the overload of flavours and spices in one dish but having moved here in New Zealand our preferences changed as we...

Mango Sticky Rice 2 2

Mango Sticky Rice

Mango sticky rice is a type of summer dessert made with glutinous rice, fresh mango, coconut milk, sugar and salt served warm or at room temperature. A dish that originated in Thailand but is very popular within the South East Asian countries like Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and even Philippines. Traditionally...

Kinunot 1 2

Kinunot

Kinunot or Kinunot na is a Filipino dish from the Bicol province made with flaked stingray, moringa leaves and chillies cooked in a spiced coconut cream sauce. Kinunot na Pagi means flaked in Bicolano and pagi means stingray. My grandmother and mom are from Bicol and dishes like this are...

Mamak Malaysian Restaurant (North Shore City, New Zealand) 5 4

Mamak Malaysian Restaurant (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Were so hooked with Malaysian food recently and instead of our usual Japanese routine when we dine out nowadays it is slowly being replaced with this cuisine, it might be because we are missing Kuala Lumpur the place we used to live many years ago for almost 4 years. Malaysia...