November 2018

Adobo sa Patis 1

Adobo sa Patis

Adobo sa Patis is a type of adobo where soy sauce is replaced with fish sauce, all other ingredients are similar like the vinegar and garlic. Adobo as most of you know is meat cooked in soy sauce and vinegar, but what if you removed the soy sauce and replace...

Koko Ayam (Bali, Indonesia) 4

Koko Ayam (Bali, Indonesia)

After grabbing some donuts at JCo in Discovery Mall we saw this place beside it called Koko Ayam and it was filled with people, we quite got intrigued and instead of dining in to where we supposed to we gave this place a shot. It is a Taiwanese style fast...

Earl Grey Calamansi Iced Tea 1

Earl Grey Calamansi Iced Tea

Earl Grey Calamansi Iced Tea is a type of cold drink prepared with Earl Gray Tea, simple sugar syrup and calamansi, served with lots of ice. It is calamansi season again here in New Zealand and I got given a good amount of it several weeks ago, while I use...

JFC (Bali, Indonesia) 2

JFC (Bali, Indonesia)

Yes, you had seen it right! it’s not a typo, its JFC short for Jaya Fried Chicken. Like many people around the world no doubt fried chicken is one of our guilty pleasures, similar in Bali it is a favourite, people love it, you can see a fried chicken shop...

Chinese Cabbage with Pork Belly and Tofu in Pork Stock 1

Chinese Cabbage with Pork Belly and Tofu in Pork Stock

I love soups, I so love it for me a meal is not complete without it. Like vegetable dishes I am in constant find for new recipes with soups and every time I get hold of a Chinese restaurant menu, I take note of the soups they offer and that’s...

Wok Seared Steak & Shrimp 1

Wok Seared Steak & Shrimp

Wok Seared Steak & Shrimp is a dish of sirloin beef and large shrimps stir fried with potatoes, snap peas, bell peppers, onions and a Chinese-inspired steak sauce. The last time I was in Las Vegas was the first time I tried Panda Express, before I just heard them and...

J. Co Bali (Bali, Indonesia) 1

J. Co Bali (Bali, Indonesia)

Where is the best place to get J Co? Why not in the country where it originated, Indonesia. The minute we landed in Bali, I told myself visiting J Co is a must, a very popular donut in the Philippines where I tried after many years of its launch, not...

Fish Pakora 1

Fish Pakora

Fish pakora is a type of Indian fried snack or side dish prepared fish dipped in batter made from gram flour and then deep-fried. Pakora is a type of Indian fried snack usually prepared with vegetables such as onion, eggplants, potatoes, plantains, tomatoes, spinach; meat such as fish and chicken;...

Green Kubu (Bali, Indonesia) 1

Green Kubu (Bali, Indonesia)

Of all the restaurants we tried in Bali, I guess this was overall the best we tried in terms of location, price and most importantly flavour. It is not your average place, in fact it is hard to get here, it is located in the middle of Tegallalang and if...

Malabar Prawn Curry 1

Malabar Prawn Curry

Malabar Prawn Curry is an Indian curry dish prepared with large prawns cooked in a sauce made out of tamarind, coconut and jaggery, The last time I ate at iVillage we ordered this Malabar Prawn Curry and I am glad we did, it was one of the best seafood curries...