January 2018

Bihun Goreng 1

Bihun Goreng

Bihun Goreng is a popular hawker food where it is usually served on banana leaves similar to pancit habab together with makeshift chopsticks made with two lidi sticks. There are many ways to cook rice vermicelli, in soups, stir fried and even dessert there is a recipe for it. Some...

Venice Italian Restaurant (North Shore City, New Zealand) 4

Venice Italian Restaurant (North Shore City, New Zealand)

When it comes to Italian food what first comes to mind is pizza and pasta, but it’s not all about that as this cuisine offers more than that in fact there are many dishes to choose from and that is what we are having today in this restaurant, Venice Italian...

Pinsec Frito 2

Pinsec Frito

Pinsec frito is a type of Filipino Chinese dumpling made with wonton wrapper that is filled with minced pork, shrimps and other ingredients like mushrooms, singkamas and/or Chinese sausages that is deep fried until crispy and golden. Pinsec frito is a type of Filipino Chinese dumpling made with wonton wrapper...

Lawot Lawot 1

Lawot Lawot

Lawot Lawot is a Cebuano dish of mixed vegetables in a viscous broth made with coconut milk, the broth is usually thickened by vegetables like okra, loofa and other slimy leafy vegetables Lawot Lawot is a Cebuano dish of mixed vegetables in a viscous broth made with coconut milk, the...

The Backyard (North Shore City, New Zealand) 1

The Backyard (North Shore City, New Zealand)

We have been planning to dine in here for quite some time now but can’t quite the right timing and when we visit this place we either dine in the nearby places like Khan and Bushman’s Grill. Those were the two first options always when we eat out in Northcote...


Steamed Broccoli with Olive Oil, Garlic and Lemon 1

Steamed Broccoli with Olive Oil, Garlic and Lemon

Steamed Broccoli with Olive Oil, Garlic and Lemon is a simple side dish of broccoli gently steamed dressed on an olive oil, lemon and garlic vinaigrette. Don’t you hate a simple steamed broccoli served just with salt? I bet you when its served to you the feeling would be similar...

RACV Royal Pines Resort (Gold Coast, Australia) 2

RACV Royal Pines Resort (Gold Coast, Australia)

We had one of our conferences here and it was such an amazing place, though the building is quite aging the insides and facilities are quite modern, add to that a nice back drop of a well-manicured gold course of where Australian PGA Championships are held since 2013 then you...

Sesame Ginger Beef 1

Sesame Ginger Beef

Sesame Ginger Beef is a simple stir fry of Beef with ginger and sesame seeds mixed with green beans then flavoured with soy sauce, sugar and sesame oil. Sesame Ginger Beef is a simple stir fry of Beef with ginger and sesame seeds mixed with green beans then flavoured with...

Hokkaido Style Chicken Miso and Corn Soup 1

Hokkaido Style Chicken Miso and Corn Soup

Hokkaido Style Chicken Miso and Corn Soup is a Hokkaido inspired soup dish made with chicken, miso and corn infused with butter and a bit of cream. When I was making this, I was tempted to put ramen on it but since I don’t have one this one will remain...

King of the Wings (Gold Coast, Australia) 2

King of the Wings (Gold Coast, Australia)

I have been looking for a place similar to this since I left the Philippines because when I was back there living in Ortigas there was an establishment in Meralco Avenue that serves chicken wings in many different flavours, we love to visits that place and since I moved to...