April 2018

California Maki 1

California Maki

California Maki is a type of sushi prepared with mangoes, avocadoes, cucumber, kani/crab sticks then rolled with nori sheets inside out then coated with a layer of masago This type of maki is claimed to be an American invention but there are also multiple claims where some originated in Canada....

Lechon Sisig 1

Lechon Sisig

Lechon Sisig is a type of sisig made with left over lechon, sisig on the other hand is a popular dish in the Philippines made with fatty pork finely chopped and seasoned with ginger, onions, chillies, salt and pepper. Next time you will have a lechon before you start serving...

Auckland's Top 13 Buffet Restaurants 4

Haru No Yume (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

I guess most of you would know Auckland is a little big city, its small in population and big at heart. Having said that we have a lot of things that most metropolitan city has but it may be only one or a couple of each. To give some perspective...

Sinigang na Ulo ng Salmon sa Pinya 1

Sinigang na Ulo ng Salmon sa Pinya

Sinigang na Ulo ng Salmon sa Pinya is a sweet and sour soup dish of salmon head and pineapples cooked in a tamarind broth with vegetables and tomatoes. Sinigang na Ulo is one of my favourite dishes, it is definitely on my top 10. Back in the Philippines there was...

Shoya (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1

Shoya (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Good ramen is hard in Auckland specially if you had tried the real thing in Japan, though I had tried several ones there are few who can deliver the real taste and texture, one of those who can deliver is this small place in Upper Queen Street in Auckland called...

Kababayan 2

Kababayan

Kababayan is a type of sweet bread popular in the Philippines, muffin like in preparation and texture this perhaps is its most simplest version as its only made with just eggs, sugar, milk and flour In Philippines not everyone owns an oven, in fact oven ownership is so low bakeries...

Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog 3

Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog

Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog is a Filipino dish of stir fried bitter gourd, tomatoes and egg usually served as breakfast or as a side dish. Simple vegetable recipes like this are a comfort meal to a majority of the Filipinos who are out of their teenager years. Ginisang Ampalaya at...

Vero Waterpark Function Centre (Manukau City, New Zealand) 2

Vero Waterpark Function Centre (Manukau City, New Zealand)

Several weeks ago, we had our team building at Vero Waterpark, if you don’t know what this is most probably you will remember it through some Facebook videos that went viral last year about a man made white water rafting park. It is a popular venue in New Zealand to...

Broccolini Mushroom Stir Fry 1

Broccolini Mushroom Stir Fry

Broccolini Mushroom Stir Fry is a simple dish of stir fried broccolini and shiitake mushrooms in garlic and shallots seasoned with soy sauce, it may sound simple but this packs a lot of flavour, from the nutty broccolini, earthy shiitake and savoury soy sauce it has the most important taste...

Krispy Kreme (Manukau City, New Zealand) 1

Krispy Kreme (Manukau City, New Zealand)

New Zealand was long due to have a Krispy Kreme store, it was quite so overdue it created such a huge hype and on its opening day (28 February 2018) tons of people queued even some for 36 hours before its launch. It’s like an iPhone launch where people camped...