July 2018

Brisbane River Grill (Brisbane, Australia) 1

Brisbane River Grill (Brisbane, Australia)

I use Brisbane Airport a lot and I had tried most of the restaurants in the departure lounge except for one, the Brisbane River Grill. Before every time I see this, I was never enticed as it looks like a normal pub, not in a negative way but it’s just...

Chicken and Plantain Stew 1

Chicken and Plantain Stew

Chicken and Plantain Stew is a type of Cuban dish where Chicken and Plantains are slowly cooked in tomato sauce and white wine, a very simple yet tasty stew that you can enjoy over flatbread or white rice. Plantain in dishes are common in Latin American cuisine like Columbia, Cuba...

Salted Egg Prawn 1

Salted Egg Prawn

Salted Egg Prawn is a dish of quickly deep fried lightly battered prawns dressed in a sauce made with butter and egg yolks spiced with curry leaves. Nowadays you see a lot of Salted Egg used as a flavour on dishes, like crab, chicken, vegetables, waffles, even potato chips and...

P'Nut Noodle Bar (Brisbane, Australia) 2

P’Nut Noodle Bar (Brisbane, Australia)

Sometimes it’s not the food that attracts you to a restaurant, sometimes its what’s in the place that bring you in. Take this place as an example, the catchy Thai style street signs that are comedic like “Cabbages and Condoms”, “Massage” and “Love Shack” makes it an interesting place to...

Sinantomas 1

Sinantomas

Sinantomas is a pork stew dish from the Quezon province prepared with Pork spareribs slowly cooked in tomato sauce, pineapple juice, soy sauce and a touch of cheese. A close cousin to Kaldereta this dish that originated in Quezon province is prepared with Pork spareribs slowly cooked in tomato sauce,...

Mado Turkish Restaurant (Brisbane, Australia) 4

Mado Turkish Restaurant (Brisbane, Australia)

If you want to eat in a certain cuisines restaurant make sure it is filled with their locals as that ensures its authenticity. This is what Mado is, a place in South Bank filled with Middle Eastern patrons, and that’s what attracted us to eat at this place. While having...

Moules à la Crème 1

Moules à la Crème

Moules à la Crème is a French dish prepared with mussels cooked in a saute of garlic and shallots served on white wine and cream sauce. The French really know how to use their cream properly, one great example is this dish a simple mussel dish cooked in white wine...

Glazed Carrots 1

Glazed Carrots

Glazed Carrots a simple dish of baby carrots par boiled and cooked in a lemon butter honey caramelized sauce. If you are looking for a simple side dish with your steak or grilled meat I guess nothing can go simpler than this, the glazed carrots, a dish of baby carrots...

Bestie Cafe (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 2

Bestie Cafe (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

I rarely go to cafes if you had noticed it, the flavours I got from these places does not match with the flavour profile that I want and grew up with but sometimes there are places that are exceptions like this place we have now. Bestie Cafe located in K’Roads...

Ariake on Grey (Brisbane, Australia) 1

Ariake on Grey (Brisbane, Australia)

Looking for some quick chow when you are in South Bank then head over to this Japanese Stall just outside the South Bank Station and you will be treated with simple yet good food. This Izakaya style eatery has options for dine in, a quick bite or even takeaway, they...