Monthly Archive: July 2017

Buttered Vegetables 1 2

Buttered Vegetables

Perhaps this is the simplest side dish you can ever make, just choose any vegetables you like, cook them then dress with melted butter. It’s not just the simplest but it can easily accompany any dish that you can think of. There are many ways to make this dish some...

Yosenabe 1 1

Yosenabe

The last time I had one is in a karaoke bar in Osaka early this year, it was winter there and this was one of the most appropriate dishes to have. The easy preparation during cold lazy season and the hot savoury soup combined with light seafood is so pleasant...

The Ship Inn (Brisbane, Australia) 2 2

The Ship Inn (Brisbane, Australia)

I have my fair share of travel in Australia, with my current job, I have the opportunity to travel there once in a while. While Australia is a very safe country, when I see dangerous animal posts like opening a toilet bowl seat with a large spider inside, large snake...

Roasted Eggplant Shakshuka 1 5

Roasted Eggplant Shakshuka

Shakshuka in its most basic form is just a dish of tomatoes, chili peppers, and onions where eggs are poached on top of it prior to serving. It does not end there though, as there are many varieties of this dish where ingredients like artichoke, potatoes, beans, sausages and eggplant...

Harajuku Gyoza (Brisbane, Australia) 1 0

Harajuku Gyoza (Brisbane, Australia)

This year has been crazy for me in terms of travelling, with a mixture of work and personal travel since January I was out of the country for 5 times. Japan, Hong Kong, Hawaii and twice in Australia while its quite draining, I love it because travelling is one of...

Copycat Alley Restaurant Oxtail Soup 2 2

Copycat Alley Restaurant Oxtail Soup

Back from my trip in Hawaii I saw this video Righteous Bites Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives hosted by Guy Fieri and one of the dishes he featured was this Oxtail Soup from the Alley Restaurant in Aeia, Hawaii. His description was it was one of the best soups he ever...

Lechon Macau 1 3

Lechon Macau

Crispy pork anyone? I guess most Asians consider this one of the best ways you can make with pork, tender savoury meat topped with a crispy skin and melting fat what more could you ask for. There are many variations on how to cook this in Asia, in the Philippines...

Cafe 63 (Brisbane, Australia) 2 0

Cafe 63 (Brisbane, Australia)

When I go for a business trip in Brisbane I always prefer to stay at Swiss Belhotel, it’s a really good business hotel, modern, clean, large and the rooms have complete amenities but its lacking one thing, the breakfast buffet restaurant that family hotels commonly have. Though it does not...

Ginisang Sayote, Hipon at Giniling 1 4

Ginisang Sayote, Hipon at Giniling

Sayote, Choko, Chayote, Vegetable Pear or Mango Squash it’s one of those vegetables that we seldom have because its popular here in New Zealand and it is seasonal, luckily, we have friends that have planted this in their gardens and share it when it bears fruit. This is one of...

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Dragon Boat Restaurant (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

During my stays in Hong Kong we nearly have yum cha for lunch on a regular basis, I just can’t get enough of it. This small bite size morsels are a delight for most of your senses, taste, sight, smell and feeling. These places were abundant there but here in...