January 2020

Chicken Waray 1

Chicken Waray

As I was researching for heirloom and less popular Filipino recipes, I came across this dish posted by one of favourite and fellow food bloggers Betty Ann Besa-Quirino Asian in America magfrom Asian in America mag the Chicken Waray. It’s the first time I came across this dish and after...

Dawsons Catering (Auckland, New Zealand)

If you noticed, we haven’t done any catering reviews lately until now. The reason for that is we did a lot of repeat orders with the past ones we tried as we trusted the taste and quality of them but today, we want to try something new, so we gave...

Snapper in Mango Sauce 1

Snapper in Mango Sauce

Fried fish is good but sometimes can get boring especially when you have it on a regular basis. Back home this is a reality as it a staple in most household due to its affordability. But what if it gets too boring? or what if you want to extend that...

Gangnam Style Korean BBQ (North Shore City, New Zealand) 1

Gangnam Style Korean BBQ (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Hey, it’s another Korean Barbecue place in Auckland, yes, we have lots of them and this is the latest place we visited. I guess a year or two ago we saw this place and checked what they had on offer, I was not impressed during that time due to the...

Omurice 2

Omurice

Omurice or Omuraisu as what the Japanese pronounce it is a type of yōshoku (Japanese style Western Food) prepared with fried rice and omelette. As the name suggest the name came from the words “Omelette” (Omu) and “Rice” (Rice). Omurice was said to have originated around the turn of the...

17 Ways to Cook Oxtails 1

17 Ways to Cook Oxtails

Oxtails are the most underrated meat cut out there, people tend to choose the meat cut that is easiest to cook and prepare hence cuts like such are only used by restaurants who has the luxury of time.  In Asia this is not the case since we eat most cuts of...

Wucha (North Shore City, New Zealand)

After a big dinner in one of Takapuna’s Korean Barbecue Buffets we happen to find some space in our belly to have some milk tea, initially we were planning to have it at Gong Cha but one of our friends parked in front of a new Bubble Tea shop called...

Chicken Katsu Curry 1

Chicken Katsu Curry

Japanese cuisine for me is Ramen, Sushi/Sashimi and this one Katsu Curry, three of the most popular dishes in this cuisine as well as in Japan itself. Chicken Katsu Curry as the name suggest is prepared with Chicken Katsu which is served with the curry sauce, but pork and beef...

Amorino (Montpellier, France) 2

Amorino (Montpellier, France)

If its summer in Southern Europe your best friend is anything really cold like ice cream, granita, frozen yoghurt, etc you know what I mean. And on our most recent travel we ate a lot of ice cream so bear with me on these posts, anyways I won’t post the...

Taghilaw 1

Taghilaw

If you love innards or offal then this dish is definitely for you, liver, kidneys, spleen, stomach, intestines even brains you name it, it will be in this dish, Taghilaw. Basically its similar to a dry version of dinuguan but without the blood or paksiw but dry, a specialty in...