January 2020

Chicken Waray 1

Chicken Waray

Chicken Waray is a Filipino grilled chicken dish marinated in citrus, coconut milk, soy sauce, fish sauce alongside aromatics like lemongrass and shallots 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...

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

Snapper in Mango Sauce is a simple dish of crispy fried snapper served with sweet and tangy 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...

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 is a Japanese dish prepared with fried rice cooked with meats like chicken or ham with vegetables, seasoned with ketchup then served enclosed in an omelette. Omurice or Omuraisu as what the Japanese pronounce it is a type of yōshoku (Japanese style Western Food) prepared with fried rice and...


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

Chicken Katsu Curry is a Japanese dish of Fried Breaded Chicken Cutlet served on rice with a Japanese style mild curry sauce cooked with potatoes and carrots Japanese cuisine for me is Ramen, Sushi/Sashimi and this one Katsu Curry, three of the most popular dishes in this cuisine as well...

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

Taghilaw is a Filipino stew of pork and offal such as intestines, liver and kidneys sautéed with garlic and onions then cooked in vinegar. 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...