Monthly Archive: March 2018

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Taisan

Taisan, anybody who grew up in the late 70’s and 80’s would know this classic cake popularized by Goldilocks’, a very soft sponge loaf cake that has close similarities to mamon, usually sprinkled with sugar on top and sometimes with grated cheese. This type of food reminds me of my...

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Filipino Cuisine Cooking Methods

Philippine cuisine is quite simple once you understand how it work, it just looks complicated since if you combine the most basic cooking methods like boiling (nilaga), grilling (ihaw), roasting (lechon), frying (prito), blanch (banli) and steaming (halabos) with the cuisines primary protein sources like beef, pork, chicken and seafood...

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Shredded Pork with Mixed Vegetables

One of the fastest way to cook your stir fries is to make sure your ingredients are thinly sliced specially the meats, doing it this way makes your meat cook faster eventually making the whole cooking time lesser, but it has a down side because usually this suffers in preparation,...

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The Lula Inn Eatery and Drinkery (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

The last time I drank gin was when I was still in university, it was a perfect drink of choice during the days because it’s cheap and it contains a high alcohol content which means you can get drunk with the less amount of moolah at hand, we even mix...

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New Orleans Backbone Stew

I think I have been watching a lot of old series of Anthony Bourdains No Reservations, I listed a lot of dishes in there that I soon would either try or cook, the list is growing now but I manage to made some of it already. His love for pork...

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Smoked Salmon Scrambled Egg

Making breakfasts can be daunting, especially for the untrained it will be a task waking up early and preparing for you meal to start your day. But that is not the case always, you can be smart about it and make an amazing breakfast in the least amount of time...

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Kai Eatery (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

The first time I tried Taiwanese Breaded Chicken or Ji-Pai was in a Pasar Malam in Malaysia and I was so surprised that the chicken part used in this street food was chicken breast, it was so juicy and tasty, a which is the opposite of what a badly cooked...

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Egg Yolk Cookies

For some reason you have a lot of leftover egg yolks because you just made some pavlova, meringue or Angel Food cake, now you don’t want to make the usual creme brulee or creme caramel, what would you do? Well I have a solution for you and it’s in a...

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Yu Tea (Waitakere City, New Zealand)

Asian dessert and drink places are getting popular nowadays here in Auckland hence places like Momotea, Meet Fresh, Fresh Cafe, Snow Man and Mellow are always packed with patrons even late at night. We too love places like these, the desserts and drinks match perfectly to our taste preferences. Like...

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Thai Coconut Red Curry with Prawns

Couple of days ago I saw these enormous prawns at our local supermarket, it was cheap specially for its size I got really excited hence I bought some and worry what to do with it later. When I got back home and checked my pantry and vegetable bin luckily, I...