August 2020

Kalabasang Ukoy 1

Kalabasang Ukoy

Kalabasang Ukoy is a Filipino type of fritter made with buttercup squash, carrots and spring onions. Typically served with a sweet and spicy vinegar dip Ukoy usually is prepared with prawn or shrimps, some version adds buttercup squash, but our post today will be made mostly with buttercup without the...

Pospas de Gallina 1

Pospas de Gallina

Pospas de Gallina is a type of Filipino congee prepared with whole chicken sections cooked with rice, garlic, ginger and onions. Goto, Arrozcaldo, Lugaw and Pospas de Gallina what are the differences between these Filipino style congee? Many of us use at least the first three names interchangeably with this...

39 Filipino Offal Recipes that will make you love Organ Meats

39 Filipino Offal Recipes is a comprehensive live of most offal (lamang loob) recipes from the Filipino cuisine, from tripe to liver. Did you remember those days when you mom told you not to waste food? You might have though you have done your part by scraping all those bits...

Crispy Salt and Pepper Tofu 1

Crispy Salt and Pepper Tofu

Crispy Salt and Pepper Tofu is a Chinese dish of lightly battered soft tofu that is deep fried until golden brown, seasoned with salt, chillies and pepper. I tried so many tofu dishes and it just keeps getting better and better, I thought I found the best ones before, but...

Teaser (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand) 1

Teaser (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Bubble teas in Auckland show up faster than mushrooms sprouting in the ground, there are too many options now, I don’t know if it’s even possible to try them all in a year. The one we are featuring today is Teaser from Albany, while its not new (probably more than...

8 Marinades for your Samgyupsal 2

8 Marinades for your Samgyupsal

We had posted a Samgyupsal recipe before but that post was for the most basic samgyupsal recipe where it is just grilled and simply seasoned with salt and sesame oil. That’s is how its traditionally made, while that already is good on its own, there are other much better modern versions...

11 Types of Ramen you should try 1

11 Types of Ramen you should try

11 Types of Ramen you should try is a list of must try ramen recipes from Japan whether is shio, shoyu or tonkotsu there is something for everyone Ohhhh Ramen! I guess a lot of us would put this dish on top of their comfort dish list, this Japanese adaptation...

Beef Lumpia 1

Beef Lumpia

Beef Lumpia is a type Filipino spring roll filled with minced beef and carrots, deep fried until golden brown. In the Philippines when you are served with lumpia by default it will be made with pork mince, it is very seldom that you see it is made with beef, it makes...

Flaming Onion (Northcote, North Shore City, New Zealand) 6

Flaming Onion (Northcote, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Have I told you before that the best burgers can be found in New Zealand? I am pretty sure about that since I had tried many burgers in my life, from different cities worldwide, I don’t want to boast about my travels (personal and work) but to assure you of...

Sinuteng Baby Squid 2

Sinuteng Baby Squid

Sinuteng Baby Squid is a Filipino dish prepared with baby squid sautéed in garlic over olive oil seasoned with paprika, bay leaf, calamansi juice and black pepper If you look at the ingredients you will think this dish is Italian or Spanish origin as it is cooked like a polpo...