Monthly Archive: September 2017

Stir-Fried Choy Sum With Minced Garlic 1 1

Stir-Fried Choy Sum With Minced Garlic

Stir-Fried Choy Sum with Minced Garlic is one of the simplest Asian side dish you can make, it’s so simple you can make this every day without adding to much effort on your side. This dish like the name suggest is a dish made with blanched choy sum seasoned with...

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Maxim’s Cakes (Tai Wai, Hong Kong)

What’s the difference between Asians and Westerners in terms of cake preference? First are the flavours where Asians prefer unique ones like matcha, ube, taro, fruits but done in a mild way while Westerners like rich flavours like chocolate. Another main difference is that Asians like it light and fluffy...

Ngohiong 1 6

Ngohiong

Ngohiong is a deep-fried battered rice-paper roll filled with singkamas (jicama), ubod (coconut palm heart), minced pork, minced shrimps, garlic and onions seasoned with Chinese five-spice powder served with a sweet, sour and spicy dipping sauce. Its good, it’s great, it’s delicious, very satisfying and a very popular street food...

Cafe De Coral (Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong) 8 0

Cafe De Coral (Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong)

This was my go to restaurant back during the days, it’s like fast food at the same time home style, it’s a mix of both worlds, getting what’s best on each of them. Yes, food here is served fast like McDonalds or KFC and the food served are like home...

Ginger Scallion Sauce 1 1

Ginger Scallion Sauce

Ginger Scallion Sauce is a sauce made from finely minced ginger, spring onions / scallions, oil and salt, though this sauce is not popular as it may seem but it usually accompanies a lot of Chinese dishes like soy sauce chicken, roast chicken, roast duck and Hainanese chicken. Like ketchup,...

Tapioca Pie 1 6

Tapioca Pie

When we visited Hong Kong early this year we dined in once at McDonald’s and there we met a black bun burger and the taro pie, it was our first time to try it and we don’t have that menu item in New Zealand. The burger was just alright but...

Jollibee (Mongkok, Hong Kong) 7 1

Jollibee (Mongkok, Hong Kong)

Ranking #3 as the best fried chicken stores in America is a great achievement and it means one thing, this place knows how to make delicious fried chicken. Back home I understand how they love it but the first time I saw this overseas and non-Filipinos are enjoying it, well...

Bakwan Jagung (Indonesian Corn Fritters) 1 4

Bakwan Jagung (Indonesian Corn Fritters)

Bakwan (Fried Vegetable), Bakpao (Meatbun), Bakso (Meatball), Bakmie (Meat Noodle), and bakpia (Mung bean pastry), what does “bak” mean on these Indonesian dishes? Why do they all start with “bak”. From our last recipe post we learned that bakso means fluffy meat Qor minced meat, so if assume based on...

Can-teen (Admiralty, Hong Kong) 2 0

Can-teen (Admiralty, Hong Kong)

This was my hood before as it was very near to the third place where I lived in Hong Kong, Wing Fung St. Admiralty specifically Pacific Place is just around 15 minutes walk from my apartment and I am a main stay here and in Hong Kong park on weekends...

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Bakso

Bakso or what others call Baso is an Indonesian meatball soup dish usually served with noodles (egg or rice vermicelli), salted vegetables, tofu, Chinese cabbage, bean sprouts and fried shallots. A popular dish that can be found all across Indonesia from street vendors, food stalls and even posh restaurants. Bakso...