February 2019

Marriott Circular Quay Breakfast Buffet (Sydney, Australia)

One of the best breakfasts I had in Australia is at this place, Marriott at Circular Quay. If there is one word to describe it, that would be “Selection” as they do have tons of options for everyone, whether you are vegan, vegetarian, on Paleo diet, on Keto diet, gluten...

Corned Beef Spaghetti 1

Corned Beef Spaghetti

Corned Beef Spaghetti is a type of Filipino spaghetti prepared with canned corned beef instead of minced meats, other ingredients remain the same. Filipinos are very resourceful that is why we have dishes like this, when a certain ingredient is unavailable, we try to replace it with something that can...

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Captain Cook Dinner Cruise (Sydney, Australia)

One of the best ways to experience Sydney Harbour is by a cruise, what’s even better than a cruise is Captain Cook Dinner Cruise where you enjoy the views for three hours on board MV Sydney 2000 with 3-course a la carte Contemporary Australian dining, Great live music/dancing, a comprehensive...

Matcha Macarons 1

Matcha Macarons

Matcha Macarons is a type of French macaron flavoured with matcha powder and filled with chocolate gananche. If I love cooking savoury dishes my daughter is the total opposite, she is into making amazing pastries like this macaron. This was her nth time making macarons and as she endlessly prepares...

How do I get started as a chef?

How do I get started as a chef?

Becoming a chef- what you need to know Anyone who loves cooking at home has probably thought about becoming a professional chef at some point. It seems like the perfect career; doing something you love and getting paid for it. However, being a chef is hard work. It’s a lot...


Locro 1

Locro

Locro is a winter stew dish of corn, beans, potato, pumpkin and beef, considered as one of the national dishes of South American countries that Andes Ranges spans into like Argentina, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador Locro is a winter stew dish of corn, beans, potato, pumpkin and beef, considered as...

Quay and Co (Sydney, Australia) 1

Quay and Co (Sydney, Australia)

I did not know that breakfasts in a good hotel starts late on a weekend and that’s what happened to me when I was staying at this big hotel in Sydney’s Harbour. It was 6:30 am in the morning and we were up quite early as we will be planning...

How to Make Longaniza at Home 1

How to Make Longaniza at Home

Longaniza or Longganisa is a Filipino style sausage prepared with fatty minced pork mixed with garlic then seasoned with ground peppercorn, salt and sugar. Want to earn a bit of cash on the side? I know it sounds like a scam but this is not, it’s a legit small business...

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Salt Meats and Cheese (Sydney, Australia)

If you want to have some Italian feast in Sydney then there is no better place than this, Salt Meats and Cheese in Gateway Sydney. We visited this place a couple of weeks ago and had a great dinner with some of my colleagues, a great option for groups as...

Chicken and Okra Stew 1

Chicken and Okra Stew

Chicken and Okra Stew is a simple dish of chicken and okra prepared and cooked with chopped tomatoes, garlic and onions. We barely see these two ingredients together specially in the Filipino cuisine as we always associate okra with other vegetables such as pinakbet and other soupy dishes like sinigang,...