Monthly Archive: April 2017

Crispy Sisig 1 1

Crispy Sisig

I already had posted sisig before and that was one of the traditional recipes where it is primarily made with grilled pork ears and some innards chopped into small pieces but for those who cannot stomach that then how about trying this version of sisig made with pork neck grilled...

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Tsukiji Fish Market Street Food

Before visiting the Tsukiji Fish Market I never knew what to expect, does it look like a fish market back in the Philippines where it’s all wet and smelly? Or will it be something similar the fish market here in New Zealand where it is more tamed and located in...

Frango com Quiabo 1 3

Frango com Quiabo

If I can remember correctly I first saw this dish in one of the shows of Anthony Bourdain called Parts Unknown when he visited Brazil, most of the dishes served on that episode looked similar or have the same flavour to Filipino dishes hence I took note of them. Frango...

Osaka-Ohsho (Osaka, Japan) 1 1

Osaka-Ohsho (Osaka, Japan)

This was our first real Japanese meal in Japan and it happened on our second day when we visited America-Mura and Dotombori the next day after we arrived. We woke up quite late as it was quite a long non-stop flight from Auckland, I think we arrived quite late in...

Pata con Setas 1 0

Pata con Setas

Who does not love Spanish inspired dishes, the sofrito on tomato based sauce on meat or vegetables is a flavour that is so comforting, the natural sweetness with the tang of tomatoes is such a flavour that you will never get tired of. Our dish for today Pata con Setas...

Kinalas 1 2

Kinalas

Kinalas is a very popular dish in Naga City, a very hearty delicious noodle soup dish made with either beef or pork meat extracted near the bony parts like face or leg, brains and a shrimpy garlicky brown gravy. The original kinalas was first seen in Dayangdang St where an...

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Street Food Capital of Japan – A Visual Essay

Okonomiyaki, Takoyaki, Grilled Snow Crabs, Crepes, Sushi, Gyoza, Waffles, Dango, the list goes on and what is this all about? Well that’s what you can expect in the Street Food Capital of Japan, nowhere else but Osaka. I wanted to name it as a street food capital of the world...

Taiwanese Salt and Pepper Chicken (Yan Su Ji) 1 7

Taiwanese Salt and Pepper Chicken (Yan Su Ji)

Taiwanese Salt and Pepper Chicken, Basil Peppercorn Chicken or Yan Su Ji is a type of fried chicken very popular as a street food in Taiwan. Usually found on night markets this dish is one of the must try dishes when you visit Taiwan. Though it might sound just like...

Stir Fried Mushrooms and Vegetables 1 2

Stir Fried Mushrooms and Vegetables

I love mushrooms, in fact if I would ever become a vegetarian this will be my meat fix/replacement, I can’t get enough of this earthy morsels. It’s such a tasty treat that it can liven a whole dish even those without meat in them, that is why most of my...