November 2017

Tiki Grill (Lahaina, Hawaii) 3

Tiki Grill (Lahaina, Hawaii)

When I posted a couple of days ago I remembered that I said on my first day in Maui I had a light snack, well this was it. I know for most this is not light but if you came from two flights one eight hours and another one hour...

Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce 1

Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce

Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce is a braise of pan fried lightly coated eggplants in a sauce made with soy sauce and lots of garlic. Filipinos love garlic, if we can put garlic in everything we will do it and we do it in excessive amounts, in fact I remembered...

Joey's Kitchen (Lahaina, Hawaii) 3

Joey’s Kitchen (Lahaina, Hawaii)

This is my first time in Mauibut not my first time in Hawaii, if you haven’t visited this part of Hawaii and only had visited Honolulu then you are missing a lot specially if you are looking for a quieter vacation. If you think Honolulu is laid back wait till...

Kangkung Belachan 1

Kangkung Belachan

Kangkung Belachan is a Malaysian dish of simple stir fried kangkung in a sauce made with chillies and fermented shrimp paste. Kangkung, Kangkong or Ong Choy (通菜) is one of the most common and perhaps the cheapest leafy vegetable in East Asia and South-East Asia primarily found in the Sichuan,...

Chocolate Dates and Raisin Peanut Butter Swirl Bread 2

Chocolate Dates and Raisin Peanut Butter Swirl Bread

Chocolate Dates and Raisin Peanut Butter Swirl is a type of sweet bread made with dates, bananas and raisins topped with peanut butter. I was given a big bag of dates after one of my colleagues made some Food for the Gods and bought dates in bulk as they are...

Must Try Food Hong Kong 1

Must Try Food Hong Kong

Having lived here before I should easily know what are the must try food items that any visitor should try, from street food to fine dining Hong Kong has it all. A big metropolis like Hong Kong definitely there are tons of options even to those picky eaters, the combination...

Barbecue Pork Soft Bones 1

Barbecue Pork Soft Bones

Barbecue Pork Soft Bones is a dish of tender Soft Pork Ribs slowly baked and grilled in oven on a spicy sweet barbecue sauce. Most of the barbecue pork ribs recipe out there uses the hard rib parts but have you tried using the soft bones part of the ribs...

Zhenchuan (Shek Mun, Hong Kong) 3

Zhenchuan (Shek Mun, Hong Kong)

How many times have you relied on a picture on a menu because it was written on a foreign language? If not, you should try them, it is a fun experience, it’s like a surprise, you don’t know what you are getting. We did this recently on our trip to...

Ensadalang Inihaw na Talong 1

Ensadalang Inihaw na Talong

Ensadalang Inihaw na Talong is a side salad dish of grilled eggplants, chopped tomatoes and onions served with a vinaigrette of cane vinegar and bagoong. If there is a Romeo and Juliet in the culinary world then this Filipino side dish is the Juliet to grilled meats like Inihaw na...

READY, SET, EAT! (Closed) 1

READY, SET, EAT! (Closed)

READY, SET, EAT! Taste of Auckland Adds To Stellar Line-Up With More Big Names Set To Tickle Your Tastebuds This year’s Taste of Auckland in partnership with Electrolux just keeps getting better with a host of big names in the food world newly added to the line-up including Nick Honeyman...