February 2018

Tausug Beef Kulma 1

Tausug Beef Kulma

Tausug 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. Beef Kulma is a beef curry dish in the Philippines that closely resembles Korma, it might be where the dish...

Smoked Salmon in Tomato and Caper Sauce 1

Smoked Salmon in Tomato and Caper Sauce

Smoked Salmon in Tomato and Caper Sauce is a dish of baked smoked salmon served on a bed of sauteed tangy chunky tomato 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...

Pepper Steak 1

Pepper Steak

Pepper Steak is a simple dish of beef steak cooked with a mixture of different coloured peppers seasoned with soy sauce and ginger. 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...

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...


Creamy Scrambled Eggs 1

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. 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....

Paradise Restaurant (Auckland, New Zealand) 2

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...

Meringue, Custard, Blueberry and Passionfruit 1

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...

Bacon, Tomato and Mozarella Crostini 2

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...

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...