December 2017

Puto Bumbong 1

Puto Bumbong

Puto Bumbong is a rice cake made of steamed black glutinous rice called “pirurutong” cooked in bamboo then served with margarine, coconut and palm sugar. Puto Bumbong is a type of street food also considered as a delicacy that us traditionally served during the Christmas season, a rice cake made...

Kualoa Ranch and Zipline (Kaneohe, Hawaii) 1

Kualoa Ranch and Zipline (Kaneohe, Hawaii)

I had never been to this part of O’ahu so I never expect what to see in this part of the island, at first, I thought this place just contain secluded beaches away from the bulk of tourists in Honolulu, that was true but it offers more than that. As...

Chinese-Style Beef, Sweet Potato, and Bok Choy Stew 1

Chinese-Style Beef, Sweet Potato, and Bok Choy Stew

Chinese Style Beef Ribs, Sweet Potato, and Bok Choy Stew is a dish of slowly stewed beef ribs in garlic and five spice powder served with sweet potatoes. I know most of you who visit my blog live in the Northern Hemisphere and I guess at this time it will...

Hula Grill Kaanapali (Lahaina, Hawaii) 5

Hula Grill Kaanapali (Lahaina, Hawaii)

Another nice day in Maui, another good day for food adventure and today it will be the Hula Grill in Kaanapali in Whalers Village, just a 10-minute walk from the hotel we are staying at. You can either walk on the shore, the board walk or from the side of...

Copycat Kanin Club's Vegetarian Delight 2

Copycat Kanin Club’s Vegetarian Delight

This Kanin Club’s Vegetarian Delight is a copy cat soup recipe made with three different mushrooms, tofu and banana blossoms flavoured with oyster sauce. For many months now, I am in continuous search for those lesser known Filipino dishes and in line with that search I am also reading the...

Pork Salpicao 1

Pork Salpicao

Pork Salpicao is a simple Filipino dish made with pork cubes quickly pan fried in high heat infused with lots of garlic and Worcestershire sauce. I am torn between these two types of salpicao, do I like pork or beef? It’s a hard decision between the two but since I...

Betty's Beach Cafe (Lahaina, Hawaii) 3

Betty’s Beach Cafe (Lahaina, Hawaii)

We had a great time at this place plus we got a free luau show by the beach as it was beside one of those places that does it. Just roughly less than 10-minute ride from where we stayed this place is one of the few places you can unwind...

Espinacas con Garbanzos 1

Espinacas con Garbanzos

Espinacas con Garbanzos is a type of tapa from the Andalusian region which is prepared with spinach (espinacas) and chickpeas (garbanzos) Espinacas con Garbanzos is a type of tapa from the Andalusian region which is prepared with spinach (espinacas) and chickpeas (garbanzos), it seems to be an odd combination but...

Chorizo Fried Rice 1

Chorizo Fried Rice

Chorizo Fried Rice is simple fried rice prepared with leftover cold rice, chorizos, green bell peppers, paprika and loads of garlic. Fried Rice is popular in Asia likewise Chorizo is popular in Spain and Latin America, both can be enjoyed on breakfast that is why in Malaysia you have Nasi...