Monthly Archive: March 2018

Bok Choy with Shiitake Mushrooms

Bok Choy and Shiitake Mushrooms such an awesome pair, like Romeo and Juliet, Lancelot and Guinevere or Odysseus and Penelope they are perfect together in many different ways and must not be separated from each other. There are many ways to cook this and the outcome is always great, we...

Texas Chicken (Waitakere City, New Zealand)

If you want some chicken tripping then this is the place to be as they sell something bigger than chicken buckets where you have options to have 20, 30, 50 or 100, it is affordable as well where prices start from NZ$50, NZ$70, NZ$110 and NZ$215 respectively, even though if...

Plum Sauce Chicken

You thought you had tried all of the marinating and basting sauces you can possibly try on your chicken, well think again because I am pretty much sure a lot of you out there haven’t tried plum sauce yet, I too had just recently learned about this sauce. If that...

39 Ways to Cook Sinigang

Sinigang is a sour soup dish from the Philippines usually prepared with meats like pork, beef, shrimps, fish and chicken served with vegetables like kangkong, okra, eggplant, tomato, onion and sting beans then is usually accompanied with either radish and/or taro. There are many ways to make it sour and...

Kulawong Talong

Do you know what “Kulawo” means? Have you ever tried dishes that are prepared using the Kulawo method? If not, then this will be exciting for you as it is a method or dish in the Filipino cuisine where meats and or vegetables are cooked using coconut milk where coconut...

Bellychon

Bellychon for me is the Pinoy version of the Porcetta, it is also the modern version of the traditional lechon where instead of a whole pig is roasted only its belly is used on this dish, with this method its now easy to make your own lechon at home all...

Huami (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Huami is unlike any other Chinese restaurant, as a fan of yum cha I know what to look for and what the good ones really taste. Having a lot of Chinese friends help even living in Hong Kong helped even more in sifting though and choosing the cream of the...

Smothered Okra with Shrimp & Crabmeat

Okra, Shrimp and Crab Meat, who would ever think of combing these ingredients together? Well the Creole people and it is surprisingly good. I know okra is not for everyone since not everybody likes that slimy texture but if you will have to try at least one okra dish then...

Filipino Restaurants in Auckland

While there are a good number of Filipinos in Auckland the Filipino cuisine is quite unrepresented but during the past years things had changed with some Filipino bloggers in New Zealand and some Filipino contestants in popular food shows started to stand out the Filipino cuisine started to gain momentum....

Ham and Bean Soup

Its March now and you still have that leftover ham lying on your freezer since end of December, do yourself a favour and make meaningful use of it like me. We got given this big ham last Christmas and it was so big it was served twice in a big...