Monthly Archive: April 2017

Shaking Beef 1 3

Shaking Beef

Shaking Beef or Bò Lúc Lắc is a French-inspired Vietnamese dish of cubed steak of beef served with vegetables such as cucumber, tomatoes, red onions, Thai basil and/or salad greens. It’s a simple dish where beef is cut into small diced shaped pieces then tossed while cooked like playing dice...

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Meiji Jingu Open Air Food Court

The last time I was in an open air food court was in SS2 back in Petaling Jaya in Malaysia, that was roughly 10 years ago and I missed that scene, the memories of happy people sharing food, the scents stir frying woks and meats grilling as well as the...

Linagpang na Bangus 1 3

Linagpang na Bangus

Linagpang na Bangus is a simple dish of char-grilled fish then boiled on a simple soup of onions and tomatoes. It might sound so bland but the grilling process gives it a good flavour boost, it’s a good dish to make with leftover grilled fish but if you don’t have...

Gyoza no Ohsho (Hanazonoimachi, Kyoto, Japan) 1 0

Gyoza no Ohsho (Hanazonoimachi, Kyoto, Japan)

Japan is one of the best if not the best places we travelled, place and food is given but what really made it great for us was their people, I never saw any nationality help a tourist selflessly regardless of the language barrier. We had been assisted many times when...

Ginisang Talong with Bagoong 1 0

Ginisang Talong with Bagoong

What’s good with the usual plebeian dishes back home is that all of them are very economical, easy to prepare and cook but without sacrificing the flavours thanks to flavour boosters common back home like bagoong, patis (fish sauce), toyo (soy sauce), sawsawan (chilli vinegar dip) and even MSG simple...

Bok Choy and Bacon in Tomato Sauce 1 4

Bok Choy and Bacon in Tomato Sauce

I guess by now if you have been reading this blog for a while you know that I am always in a hunt for a good green leafy vegetable dish hence if there is an opportunity to try them out, I will, and I will cook them as soon as...

Kit Kat Flavours in Japan 11 4

Kit Kat Flavours in Japan

I don’t know what’s with Japan and why they have this amazing Kit Kat flavours not commonly heard of, it’s real and I was lucky to try some of them. Before I only see this things in Pinterest or even list type blogs but now I have the first dibs...

Asadong Pork Giniling with Quail Egg and Mushroom 1 5

Asadong Pork Giniling with Quail Egg and Mushroom

This dish reminds me of those carinderia dishes that are affordable, back home when I used to work in Makati I uses to eat on one of those near Arnaiz Avenue, it’s not a posh place but they do serve some simple and very affordable good dishes like this. Honestly...

MOS Burger (Morinomiya, Osaka, Japan) 4 1

MOS Burger (Morinomiya, Osaka, Japan)

I guess there are more MOS Burger joints than McDonalds in Japan, at least from what I noticed from the places we visited, because of this even though it was not on my to try list I was intrigued, so we tried it once. The one we tried was the...

Grilled Squid Salad with Argula and Melon 1 4

Grilled Squid Salad with Argula and Melon

Grilled Squid Salad with Mixed Greens and Melon as the name suggest is a salad made with Mixed Greens topped with seasoned grilled squid and rock melon then dressed with salsa verde. I love salads like this, a meal on its own since it has the right nutrients and elements...