Monthly Archive: January 2017

LR Sushi and Grill (Brisbane, Australia) 1 0

LR Sushi and Grill (Brisbane, Australia)

I have been here three times usualy to have a quick lunch if I visit our Brisbane office and I had discovered it by accident when I was strolling around one lunchtime looking for somewhere to eat. Brisbane CBD has a lot to offer just walk down Queen St and...

Soft Tofu, Mince and Peas 1 4

Soft Tofu, Mince and Peas

Soft Tofu, Mince and Peas is a simple dish of tofu, minced meat, mushrooms and vegetables in a starchy egg gravy. I love ordering this dish back in those days when I was still in Malaysia, it was my go to side dish and almost had this everyday. Since then...

Copycat KC Turon 3 3

Copycat KC Turon

Honestly when I go to Philippines for a vacation Kanin Club is one of the first places that I will try, they brighten and give a new life to the traditional dishes I grew up with hence even though I haven’t dined in the said restaurant I try to recreate...

Jojo's on the Mall (Brisbane, Australia) 7 2

Jojo’s on the Mall (Brisbane, Australia)

My flight was delayed for more than 3 hours from Sydney to Brisbane now I am hungry and stuck with a few options since it was already nearly 9:00 PM at night. I stayed in Meriton Serviced Apartments on Adelaide Street which has restaurants nearby but its closed, the nearest...

Binukadkad na Isda 2 4

Binukadkad na Isda

Binukadkad na Isda is a Filipino dish prepared with butterflied fish fried to a very crispy state. I know frying is quite easy but frying fish like this is a different ball game on its own, it eliminates the problem of people rushing for the crispy bits and leaving the...

Ippudo Macquarie (Sydney, Australia) 5 2

Ippudo Macquarie (Sydney, Australia)

This post was long due and this short trip happened September last year when I tried this Hololens from Microsoft as we were planning to develop something for my company. It’s a fancy new technology and I guess for those who love gadgets it’s highly possible that you have seen...

Bacon Caprese Salad 1 3

Bacon Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad on its own is already good, in fact this is one of my favourite salads but have you ever thought of making it even better? If not then meet Bacon Caprese Salad its better counterpart, basically it’s the usual mozzarella, tomatoes and basil in vinaigrette dressing but with additional...

Lettuce Garlic Oil 1 2

Lettuce Garlic Oil

Most of us is so used to having lettuce on salads and eaten raw but in Asia there are dishes where it is cooked like this dish of ours today a simple scalded lettuce in garlic oil. Its one of the fastest cooked dish you will ever make, all you...

Sri Pinang (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 4 1

Sri Pinang (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

I like this place, it is never pretentious, a simple restaurant tucked in end of K’Road that serves home cooked style delicious Malaysian dishes. I known this place for more than 5 years now when one of my colleague back when I was working around the Mt Wellington area invited...

Tinapa Flakes, Salted Duck Egg and Tomato 2 3

Tinapa Flakes, Salted Duck Egg and Tomato

Tinapa Flakes, Salted Duck Egg and Tomato is a type of side salad dish most probably of Filipino origin. I said most probably as I haven’t tried or seen this back home and just got introduced to it here in New Zealand when a Filipino friend of mine served it...