March 2019

Sardines and Upo Misua 2

Sardines and Upo Misua

Sardines and Upo Misua is a simple soup dish of canned sardines sautéed with garlic and onions then cooked with bottle gourd and flour vermicelli I guess many Filipinos prepare this on a regular basis specially those ones who are on a tight budget, if you have upo growing in...

Bao Baby Bao (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 5

Bao Baby Bao (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

If you are looking for a different kind of bao then this is your place, Bao Baby Bao. If you think the usual barbecue pork filling just don’t make the cut anymore then try of their unique fillings like crispy chicken, cheese steak, softshell crab or beer battered egg plant...

Baked Scallops 1

Baked Scallops

Baked Scallops is an Italian inspired dish of baked fresh scallops topped with bread crumbs, butter, garlic, parsley and mozarella. Last week I found this New Zealand Queen Scallops at our local supermarket for a really good price, it’s like less than NZ$20.00 per kilogram so I grabbed one even...

Hansik (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 2

Hansik (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

I am surprised how many hidden wonders do we have here in Auckland, for such a small city there are many places I still yet to discover and try, take this place for example. I would not ever in my whole life would have visited this unless one of my...

Bean Sprouts and Vegetables in Roasted Sesame Dressing 1

Bean Sprouts and Vegetables in Roasted Sesame Dressing

Bean Sprouts and Vegetables in Roasted Sesame Dressing is a dish of flash fried carrots, mushrooms, green beans, beant sprouts and onions then dressed with Roasted Sesame Dressing Several weeks ago, I bought this Roasted Sesame dressing for a noodle salad dish that was introduced to me by my friend...


Butter Garlic Prawns 1

Butter Garlic Prawns

Butter Garlic Prawns is dish of large prawns cooked with shell and head on in butter and tons of garlic, finished with a squeeze of lemon Such a simple combination but very tasty results, if you a looking for a dish with a high effort to result ratio then look...

The Cater Station 1

The Cater Station

I have been reviewing catering companies in New Zealand for quite some time now and out of all I reviewed from this date this catering company is the best one overall, the food, the packaging, the branding, their style and all, this is what a catering company should be, easy,...

Sinigang na Ulo ng Salmon sa Miso 1

Sinigang na Ulo ng Salmon sa Miso

Sinigang na Ulo ng Salmon sa Miso is a Filipino soup dish of salmon head and vegetables cooked in a sour savoury soup flavoured with tamarind. Sinigang will always be my favourite dish, I grew up with it and its very comforting, so regardless of what type of sinigang it...

Masu (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 9

Masu (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Let’s start this review by letting you know that this to date is the best restaurant I tried in New Zealand, every aspect of our dining experience was perfect, the food, the staff, the location, communications and all. Masu is a Japanese robata restaurant and bar located in Federal Street....

Okra with Garlic and Green Onion 1

Okra with Garlic and Green Onion

Okra with Garlic, Ginger and Green Onion is a simple vegetable dish of okra blanched and served with soy sauce infused with garlic, ginger and green onions This dish is quite new to me, I first tried this dish less than a year ago when we dined in at Wong’s...