Monthly Archive: February 2017

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Five Star (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Perhaps this place is the best affordable hotpot restaurant we ever tried, why? Because its clean, it’s in a nice location and most importantly they don’t skimp on seafood specially on crabs, prawns and fish like salmon. Most hotpot out there in Auckland specially the ones priced at $25.00 usually...

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Choco Crinkles

Chocolate Crinkles are a variation of the chocolate cookies where its texture and appearance are its main characteristics, its soft fudge-like chocolate cake in texture and have that distinctive powdered sugar coating. These treats are very common in the Philippines and usually seen in bakeries and even sold by colleagues...

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Lu Rou Fan

Lu Rou Fan is a type of rice dish made with marinated pork pieces slowly braised in soy sauce then topped with steamed rice. This dish is very popular in Taiwan, in fact it can be more popular than the Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup called Niu Rou Mien, it is...

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The Khan Mongolian BBQ Buffet Restaurant (North Shore City, New Zealand)

I love Mongolian BBQs and was introduced to this dish many years ago back in the Philippines, I love the multiple combinations you can make just by mixing different meat, vegetable, carbs and sauces. No two dish can be the same specially when made by different people the possibilities are endless....

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Yema Balls

Yema is a type of soft candy in the Philippines made from egg yolks and condensed milk. It is perhaps the most popular candy back home and most of the kids during the old days most probably have this on their favourites list. In the Philippines we barely make them...

Goldfish Kitchen (North Shore City, New Zealand) 4 1

Goldfish Kitchen (North Shore City, New Zealand)

We went to this place without any clue what they were offering and it was quite new when we visited but now I think they are operation for nearly a year now. It was lunch time and we are hungry, it is a bad idea to look for places you...

Creamy Tuscan Chicken 1 2

Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Like most of the cuisines in Italy, Tuscan is also based on using fresh and simple ingredients. Dishes from this country like I said many times before look simple but they are rich in flavour and quite filling, to give you an example a pizza in America which are loaded...

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Fried Beef Hor Fun With Gravy

Fried Beef Hor Fun with Gravy is a type of noodle dish made with wide rice noodles drenched on an Asian style gravy served with tender slices of beef and Asian greens. I tried this dish when I lived in Malaysia and was a fan of it together with other...

Casa del Gelato (Auckland, New Zealand) 4 1

Casa del Gelato (Auckland, New Zealand)

This post was quite late but I still want to post its review because this type of food fad, is quite unusual and very entertaining to most of our senses. I think we had visited this place around September – October last year but it’s still worth to share, first...

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Stir-Fried Cauliflower with Tomato Sauce

Stir-fried cauliflower with tomato sauce is a simple dish of cauliflower stir fried with tomatoes and garlic, a really nice side dish with a really good flavour. Picking the right tomatoes is the key to this dish so that the natural flavours of cauliflower would come out, which means Roma...