June 2019

Lo Mein 1

Lo Mein

Lo Mein is a Chinese Noodle dish prepared by stir frying vegetables and meats then par boiled noodles are added and tossed near the end of the cooking process For most they won’t care what is the difference between Lo Mein and Chow Mein as they almost look the same,...

Little Wolf (Auckland, New Zealand) 6

Little Wolf (Auckland, New Zealand)

Guess what? I got another chance to review another catering company and this time its Little Wolf. I guess I am getting lucky with my choice of catering company because it just gets better and better. I did mentioned before that I will order again on some of the caterers...

Adobong Atay and Puso ng Manok 1

Adobong Atay and Puso ng Manok

Adobong Atay and Puso ng Manok is a variant of adobo prepared with a different meat cut, instead of the usual pork and/or chicken what is used in this dish are chicken liver, chicken heart and chicken gizzard I am not sure if this still happens in the Philippines but...

Top 17 Panaderia Favourites (Filipino Breads and Pastries)

Embark on a journey through the delightful world of Filipino bread with our curated list of the “Top 17 Panaderia Favourites.” Compiled from our recipe archive and contributions from fellow Filipino bloggers, this collection highlights the delicious breads and pastries that grace the shelves of our beloved panaderias. For Filipinos...

Chorizo and Broccoli Rabe 1

Chorizo and Broccoli Rabe

Chorizo and Broccoli Rabe is a dish of Beans, Chorizo and Broccoli sautéed in olive oil with garlic and onions. Three simple ingredients when fused up makes this marvellous dish that is Chorizo and Broccoli Rabe, this is the one of the many complex flavours of the Mediterranean, bitter, creamy,...

Pansate 1

Pansate

Pansate is a Filipino stir-fried noodle dish prepared with fresh egg noodles stir fried with meat and vegetables served in a savoury bed of soy sauce gravy Pansate is a Caviteñean type of pancit which is similar to pancit canton but it is served in a savoury bed of soy...

Chocolate Boutique Cafe (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 2

Chocolate Boutique Cafe (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

I had been in New Zealand for thirteen years now and we visit Parnell once in a while. For some reason I never been to Chocolate Boutique Cafe up until now after searching for some place to have some dessert. Was it in a busy place where there is a...

Tapang Taal 1

Tapang Taal

Tapang Taal is a Filipino recipe prepared with pork marinated in soy sauce, calamansi and tons of garlic then pan fried. The most famous produce in Taal and its surroundings is Beef, tapa as we know is prepared with beef but this dish offers something different which makes me intrigued...

Woodpecker Hill (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1

Woodpecker Hill (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

An ex-colleague of mine always asked me whether I had tried Woodpecker Hill, I never had until now and it was a nice surprise from my wife. To be honest I never knew what to expect in here as the only time I heard of this was from that ex-colleague...

Bulanglang Kapangpangan 1

Bulanglang Kapangpangan

Bulanglang Kapangpangan is a Filipino dish prepared with pork and/or seafood cooked in a broth together with taro, guava and other tropical vegetables. Bulanglang Kapampangan is the perfect marriage between meat and vegetables, it’s not as meaty as sinigang and it’s not a vegetable rich like pinakbet or bulanglang, this...