Monthly Archive: August 2017

Ramen Lab (North Shore City, New Zealand) 1 1

Ramen Lab (North Shore City, New Zealand)

It’s been six months since our Japan trip and I am so missing that beautiful country already, the places, the scenery, the people and the food, everything was perfect for us. It’s a dream destination that all we want is in one country. It will be hard to go back...

Chorizo, Beans and Tomato Soup 1 3

Chorizo, Beans and Tomato Soup

I love the flavour of Chorizo, add it to any dish it will instantly change it from boring to exciting, it makes any dish taste like a Spanish dish, I call this the bacon of the Iberian Peninsula. Chorizo is a very flexible ingredient, it can be used in pasta,...

Tok Tok (North Shore City, New Zealand) 7 0

Tok Tok (North Shore City, New Zealand)

I got to know this restaurant at the Taste of Auckland event which happened 2 years ago they have a stall at the event and I can still remember it was packed with lots of patrons. A couple of years later I decided to dine in at their Takapuna restaurant,...

Beef Tendon Gumtang Collagen Soup 1 2

Beef Tendon Gumtang Collagen Soup

I think this is the secret of Asian soft skin is the amount of collagen we have on our soups. In Asia, good quality soups are thickened not by starch like the Westerners we thicken our stews by boiling bones and tendons for a long time. These soups then yield...

Hakka Style Deep Fried Pork Belly 1 6

Hakka Style Deep Fried Pork Belly

If you think fried pork is just fried pork? Well think again as there are many ways to fry pork, similar to number of ways to skin a cat. Fried options can be the Japanese Katsu, Filipino Lechon Kawali, American Style Fried Pork Chops, Thai Chiang Rai Fried Pork, Danish...

Linubihang Munggo 1 3

Linubihang Munggo

What’s good with a country with more than 81 provinces is that there are at least 81 different cuisines to try and choose from, if you think you had tried all of the Filipino dishes well you have to verify that by going on each of these provinces. A couple...

Bangkok Rolled Ice Cream (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 5 1

Bangkok Rolled Ice Cream (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

New Zealand is quite a remote country comparing to others our nearest neighbour is Australia and they are also far from any other countries. Having that geological restriction most of the world fads comes in to our country quite late. That is why food craze like this the cronuts, freak...

Bulalo Pares 2 1

Bulalo Pares

Bulalo and Pares are both popular street food in the Philippines, both are known to be a hangover cure hence they are both usually are popular during late night, midnight to the wee hours of the morning. I had a good share of these places when during my younger years,...

Pulled Pork Hash 1 2

Pulled Pork Hash

Pulled Pork Hash is a dish made with leftover pulled pork spiced with cumin, chillies, turmeric and coriander combined with cubed potatoes then topped with sunny side up eggs. The perfect breakfast that you can enjoy on its own, with rice, with bread or even soft tacos. So, do you...