Monthly Archive: November 2019

Pork Tausi 1

Pork Tausi

Tausi or fermented black beans is one of those Chinese influence to the Philippine cuisine, this salty savoury beans filled with umami gives tons of flavours to any dish hence it is used on several dishes like fish, tofu, beef and vegetables.  Though I haven’t seen this used on soups it...

Michel Hotel Frankfurt Airport (Frankfurt, Germany)

So far this was our worst experience in traveling, just imagine the following story below.  Let’s start with our departure from Helsinki going to Zurich.  Our KLM flight was supposed to leave at 6:10 PM but it was delayed to a later time but since we have a short layover in Amsterdam...

Beef and Irish Stout Stew 1

Beef and Irish Stout Stew

Have you ever used beer in cooking? How about stout like Guinness? If not give it a try as it gives a really unique deep rich flavour that can’t be achieved with just a normal beef stock.  To make it even more interesting with my recipe today I used a special...

Jamie's Italian (St Petersburg, Russia) 7

Jamie’s Italian (St Petersburg, Russia)

I never thought we will eat at this place in St Petersburg, this was totally unexpected, but it was good.  Before I came here I was thinking all I would eat was Borscht, Beef Stroganoff, Solyanka Soup, Khachapuri and Golubtsy I was wrong, instead I am having some Italian dish, on...

Ampalaya con Carne 1

Ampalaya con Carne

Ampalaya con Carne basically is the Filipino counterpart of the Chinese Beef and Broccoli where tender beef pieces are quickly stir fried with a bitter vegetable called Ampalaya.  Usually it is seasoned with Oyster Sauce and Soy Sauce and cooked alongside garlic and shallots.  Like most Bitter Gourd recipes, the taste of...

Malaysian Pork & Cauliflower Curry 1

Malaysian Pork & Cauliflower Curry

I know Malaysian dishes are not synonymous to pork as their cuisine is predominantly Muslim inspired but in Kuala Lumpur there are a lot of Chinese Malaysians that introduces a hybrid between the Chinese and Muslim cuisine, our dish is one of them.  If you visit some Chinese food stalls in...

5 Underrated Dishes for a Date Night 1

5 Underrated Dishes for a Date Night

How about organizing an unexpected romantic date for your loved one? We are going to help you make something very special via our help of 5 underestimated dishes for a date night.  Retired and bored? We’re here to change it. 1. “Love Game” Salpa Carpaccio For this dish, we need the freshest salmon...

Globus Gourmet (St Petersburg, Russia) 3

Globus Gourmet (St Petersburg, Russia)

If you happen to visit the Northern Part of Europe then you would notice that prices are quite different from its Middle or Southern counterparts but not in St Petersburg, Russia, in my personal opinion they are cheapest if compared to the Scandinavian countries, even posh restaurants are inexpensive but...

Oyster Mushroom Miso Soup 2

Oyster Mushroom Miso Soup

Oyster Mushroom Miso Soup is a Japanese inspired soup I freestyled last weekend to use any of my unused ingredients from my vegetable bin from last week, basically it is prepared with oyster mushrooms, carrots, leeks, spring onions and celery in a dashi and miso stock base. The only new...

Helsinki Market Square 1

Helsinki Market Square

Helsinki Market Square, the most famous market in Finland, it is one of the city’s main tourist destinations and has been a centre of trade for hundreds of years. If you visit Helsinki this place must be on your list and its quite easy to visit. First, it’s in the...