February 2020

Binagoongan Baboy sa Gata 1

Binagoongan Baboy sa Gata

Binagoongan Baboy sa Gata is a type of Filipino pork stew dish derived from binagoongan where instead of just vinegar and water pork is cooked with coconut milk giving it a creamy taste For most people the aroma of bagoong or fermented shrimps will be revolting, I can’t blame you...

Balsamic Short Ribs 1

Balsamic Short Ribs

Balsamic Short Ribs is a slow cooked beef rib dish cooked in balsamic vinegar with simple aromatics like garlic, onions and thyme. I rarely slow cook because I barely have full 8 hours of stay at home, plus I have trust issues in leaving my slow cooker while I am...

Coffee & Joy (MS Gabriella, Viking Line) 3

Coffee & Joy (MS Gabriella, Viking Line)

Just a short review today and since we had a small snack at this place when we crossed the Baltic Sea via Viking Line’s MS Gabriella. It was at Coffee & Joy located at Deck 7 of the ship, a trendy cafe that offers you a quiet and cosy coffee...

Sup Ekor 1

Sup Ekor

Sup Ekor is a Malaysian soup dish prepared with oxtails and vegetables like carrots, potatoes and tomatoes seasoned with shallot, garlic and spices like cumin, coriander, cinnamon, cardamom and star anise. Sup Ekor in Malaysian or Sop Buntut in Indonesian is a popular comfort food in Malaysia and Indonesia, basically...

Grill (MS Gabriella, Viking Line)

Meaty, Massive and Grilled that’s what you want when you are hungry and tired, and this is what we got from the Grill when we cruised Viking Line’s MS Gabriella. Located at Deck 8, it is strategically placed in the middle of where most of the restaurant are. A good...

Chicken Fried Steak 1

Chicken Fried Steak

Chicken Fried Steak is an American dish of breaded tenderized beef steak deep fried like fried chicken then served with gravy. The first time I tried this I was confused, I thought it was chicken, but it was made with beef. Chicken fried steak also known as country-fried steak is...

Anchovy and Bacon Fried Cabbage 1

Anchovy and Bacon Fried Cabbage

Anchovy and Bacon Fried Cabbage is a nice tasty simple side dish prepared with cabbage, shitake, brown mushrooms braised in bacon and anchovies Most of the times cabbage dishes are boring, who even eat this thing? Its tasteless, its lifeless and it’s usually the unwanted side dish so why bother...

7 Seas (Crown Seaways, DFDS) 13

7 Seas (Crown Seaways, DFDS)

First morning of our cruise and what’s exciting is the breakfast buffet, nothing can get more exciting than that or is only me 🙂 Well the places to visit is also exciting but breakfast share the same feeling for me, especially on a place that I haven’t tried before plus...

Tinapa Fried Rice 1

Tinapa Fried Rice

Tinapa Fried Rice is a Filipino style fried rice prepared with left over rice, smoked fish flakes from tinapa with eggs, spring onions and turmeric. Tired of usual sinangag or yang chow then try something new, the Tinapa Fried Rice. Tinapa Fried Rice is a Filipino style fried rice prepared...

Espresso House (Crown Seaways, DFDS)

If you happen to be crossing the Kattegat from Copenhagen to Oslo and you are on board the Crown Seaways where you suddenly crave for a Frappe or a good coffee then don’t worry you are sorted as there is a nice coffee place I wanted to mention, the Espresso...