March 2017

Coconut Crusted Prawns with Pineapple Salsa 1

Coconut Crusted Prawns with Pineapple Salsa

A while back we had one of our office team building activities at Auckland Seafood School and another one was this post of ours today the Coconut Crusted Prawns with Pineapple Salsa. Both dishes were amazing, in fact it was so good I made sure I will be making them...

Sinabawang Talbos ng Kamote 1

Sinabawang Talbos ng Kamote

Sinabawang Talbos ng Kamote is a dish made with sweet potato tops sautéed in onions, tomatoes and calamansi then flavoured with either fish sauce or bagoong monamon. As a non-Filipino you might find it weird that Filipinos pour soup on our rice, like how you pour milk on your cereals,...

Mister Donut (Akihabara, Japan) 1

Mister Donut (Akihabara, Japan)

There are a few donut options here in New Zealand that is why when we go out of the country this is one of the first things we try to find, similar to when we first visited America in 2009 we went crazy looking for Krispy Kreme because donut brands...

Crispy Pork, Mango and Eggplant Binagoongan 1

Crispy Pork, Mango and Eggplant Binagoongan

Crispy Pork, Mango and Eggplant Binagoongan is a dish made from a combination of three Filipino favourites, the Ensaladang Talong, Ensaladang Mangga and Lechon Kawali. I made Crispy Pork Binagoongan before and this dish of ours today is quite different from that, the common Crispy Pork Binagoongan is usually made...


Sesame Chicken 1

Sesame Chicken

Sesame chicken is a Chinese inspired dish made with deep fried chicken pieces coated in a sweet, tangy sauce that may be served with vegetables like broccoli and baby corn. Sesame chicken is a Chinese inspired dish made with deep fried chicken pieces coated in a sweet, tangy sauce that...

Instant Noodle Experience in Japan

Thanks Momofuku Ando without you instant noodles would be non-existent, I know it’s not the healthiest of any food available out there but I believe in the saying that if its commercially edible nothing is bad for you it’s just the volume/amount you consume of a certain thing that makes...

Crispy Pork Curry 4

Crispy Pork Curry

The first time I had this dish was in Australia, of all places yes it happened not in South East Asia but in the land of the Koalas and Kangaroos. It was at Jojo’s on the Mall when I opted to order on their Asian Fusion section where this Pork...

Menya Kuramasa (Tenpozan Market Place, Osaka, Japan) 9

Menya Kuramasa (Tenpozan Market Place, Osaka, Japan)

Menya Kuramasa is situated in a Food court in Tenpozan Market Place just beside the Osaka aquarium and this is where we had our lunch when we visited the place. It was in the middle of winter when we were here so it’s quite hard to walk around outside and...

Sarciadong Isda, Ampalaya at Tausi 1

Sarciadong Isda, Ampalaya at Tausi

I have been craving for Filipino style vegetables lately, more specifically Ilocano dishes so bear with me if you don’t see a lot of meat dishes but instead more its leafy counterparts. It is good to post native Filipino recipes nowadays specially now we have a more options on Asian...