Monthly Archive: February 2018

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Tausug Beef Kulma

Beef Kulma is a beef curry dish in the Philippines that closely resembles Korma, it might be where the dish has originated from as the name is very similar. In Mindanao some call it kulma some kurma and this dish is a curry of tender beef cooked in coconut milk,...

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Auckland’s Top 13 Buffet Restaurants

Smorgasbord, Eat-all-you can or Buffet call it whatever you want but it’s the same thing, you devour as many food items you can in one go. Surprisingly these types of establishments are not popular here in Auckland if you are comparing it to Asian countries or in America so there...

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Smoked Salmon in Tomato and Caper Sauce

What’s better than a Salmon cooked in a rich chunky tomato sauce? Well its Smoked Salmon cooked in a rich chunky tomato sauce! Adding that smoked factor gives this dish more life and tons of flavour. I usually cook this using fresh salmon but one day one of our friends...

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Pepper Steak

In Season 9 Episode 3 of “The Middle” this dish was featured when Donahue tricked Frankie into thinking that she had an emotional issue when she prepared them a pepper steak bowl and that episode reminded me that I haven’t made one in ages. Yes, we watch “The Middle” and...

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Columbus Coffee Grafton (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

One of my close friends who is a chef at the same time a part time food blogger at “Masarap Din” invited me to try out some of his latest dishes on offer at Columbus Coffee in Grafton, he is the head chef there and they do have Chef’s specials...

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Creamy Scrambled Eggs

Creamy Scrambled Eggs is a type of egg cooked in low heat while constantly stirring together with butter to achieve its softest and creamiest state. It’s a stock standard breakfast item on buffet breakfast at hotels but can you make it at home? I cannot say I am an expert...

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Paradise Restaurant (Auckland, New Zealand)

This place has been praised many times by different newspapers, media and bloggers the likes of Urban List, Viva, Concrete Playground even Stuff and NZ Herald they all agree that this is place to get the best curries in Auckland. I can’t agree more, even my colleagues and friends rave...

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Meringue, Custard, Blueberry and Passionfruit

This dish was inspired by the one we ordered at Black Barn Bistro where we had a nearly similar dessert but made with mascarpone cream filled in an eggshell shaped meringue. We really liked that dessert, it is a perfect balance of sweetness, tanginess and creaminess on a plate hence...

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Bacon, Tomato and Mozarella Crostini

Are you looking for the perfect starter well look no further, this is it! Like the name suggests this is a type of crostini topped with melted mozzarella, bacon and tomatoes, a great way to start a meal specially if you have pasta for mains. Nearly tastes like pizza but...

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Mister D (Napier, New Zealand)

Let’s start by saying these guys have the best donuts I tried so far to this date, it’s just a masterpiece on its own, perfect size, perfect texture and flavour, even without the syringe that accompanies it I bet you this will be the best donuts you will ever try...