July 2019

Pinamalhan Na Bangus 1

Pinamalhan Na Bangus

Pinamalhan Na Bangus is a Filipino dish prepared with milkfish cooked in vinegar and a little bit of soy sauce with aromatics like ginger, garlic, chillies and onions. Pinamalhan is an Ilonggo cooking method where proteins primarily fish are cooked in vinegar and soy sauce with aromatics like ginger, shallots...

Shanghai Street (Melbourne, Australia) 1

Shanghai Street (Melbourne, Australia)

This was the one I am mentioning on my last review post, the one when we sneaked out and find some Asian feed. There were six of us who craved for some Asian food, for me I don’t care what type of Asian food as long as it has rice...

Copycat Nathaniel's Buko Pandan 1

Copycat Nathaniel’s Buko Pandan

Nathaniel’s Buko Pandan is a type of Filipino Dessert prepared with young coconut strips, pandan jelly, nata de coco, cream and condensed milk served ice cream style Like most Filipino fad dishes that became popular from mid-2000’s to today I only heard of them through friends and family who either...

Bibingkoy 2

Bibingkoy

Bibingkoy is a type Filipino rice cake from the city of Cavite prepared with baked glutinous rice dough filled with sweetened mung bean served with tapioca and jackfruit in sweetened coconut milk sauce. In Philippines rice is very important, it’s a staple food item which is enjoyed throughout the day...

Bobby McGees (Melbourne, Australia)

Like I mentioned last week with our conference we have a different venue during the evenings and if it’s our company who organizes it, it would definitely be one hell of a party, a party like what you have seen in the Wolf of Wall Street, we definitely know how...


Salted Egg Yardlong Beans and Scallops 1

Salted Egg Yardlong Beans and Scallops

Salted Egg Yardlong Beans and Scallops is a simple stir fry of yardlong beans and scallops sautéed with garlic, shallots, curry leaves in a salted egg sauce. Another day to clear out our pantry, another day for another ad hoc dish that gave a very surprising result. With my leftover...

BBQ Duck Cafe (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 7

BBQ Duck Cafe (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

There are many Chinese restaurants in Auckland, so many you feel like you live in Hong Kong or China. I think most of those Chinese restaurants we had tried but only reviewed some and only those worthy ones. Another one of those worthy Chinese eateries is the BBQ Duck Cafe...

Menudo Sulipena 2

Menudo Sulipena

Menudo Sulipeña is a type of Filipino stew prepared with slow-simmered oxtails with ham, Chorizo, chickpeas and capsicum in a tomato-based sauce. Menudo Sulipeña is a type of menudo but instead of pork pieces this one uses oxtails. Menudo means “little stew” which refers to a dish of slowly chopped...

Larang 1

Larang

Linarang, larang or nilarang is a Filipino fish stew prepared with fish in a spicy coconut milk spiced with garlic, shallots, tomatoes, fermented black beans, chillies and sometimes sour fruits. Linarang or nilarang is a Cebuano verb that means “to stew with coconut milk and spices”. So basically, it is...

Pullman on the Park (Melbourne, Australia) 2

Pullman on the Park (Melbourne, Australia)

From my last two review posts you might have noticed that we had our conference in Melbourne and the actual hotel that hosted us as Pullman on the Park which is a great venue, we had our two days of conference there and the hotel most probably would have catered...