September 2020

Wildfire (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 7

Wildfire (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

The last time I ate here would probably be around 9 to 10 years by now and some things hasn’t changed, they still serve amazing Churrasco Experience in an affordable price compared to what they have in offer for you. I tried this place three times before and all of...

Gochujang Noodles 1

Gochujang Noodles

Gochujang Noodles is a Korean inspired dish of stir-fried noodles seasoned with gochujang and served with slices of beef steak and toasted sesame seeds. When it comes to Korean noodles, the sweet potato starch noodles grabs a lot of attention and we see it in many of the Korean Noodle...

Copycat Jolly Spaghetti 2

Copycat Jolly Spaghetti

Copycat Jolly Spaghetti is a type of Filipino pasta copied from the famous Jollibee Spaghetti made with soft spaghetti noodles over a sweet bright red meat sauce with hotdogs. Jolly Spaghetti, this is one pasta that defies all Italian pasta rules, for first timers it will be a shock to...

Shake Shed & Co (Rotorua, New Zealand) 2

Shake Shed & Co (Rotorua, New Zealand)

If you can remember a while back, we were reviewing Bubble Tea Shops to try in Auckland and that series was over but that does not stop us trying new places. Our recent boba pearl experience was not from a bubble tea but from a soft serve ice cream, yes...

Braised Pork and Oyster Mushrooms 1

Braised Pork and Oyster Mushrooms

Braised Pork and Oyster Mushrooms is a Chinese dish of pork hock and trotters slowly braised in soy sauce with Chinese sausage, oyster mushrooms, button mushrooms and wood ear fungus. Last week I had seen some good fresh oyster mushrooms at the Asian grocery, I was so excited since I...

Yamato Japanese Restaurant (Rotorua, New Zealand) 1

Yamato Japanese Restaurant (Rotorua, New Zealand)

Where ever we go we need to have some Japanese fed into our system, it’s just one of our favourite cuisines and we can’t live without a dose of them, hence with our Rotorua trip we made sure we tried on of the highly rated restaurants in the region. After...

Black Kutsinta 3

Black Kutsinta

Black Kutsinta is a type of rice cake from the Philippines derived from kutsinta but rather than a simple rice flour, sugar and water, this version is flavoured with molasses. Most of the time when you don’t live in your original home country and see new dishes and food from...

Sugpo sa Gata 1

Sugpo sa Gata

Sugpo sa Gata is a simple Filipino dish of large prawns sautéed with garlic, chillies and onions then cooked in coconut milk. This is one of those dishes that will make you eat more rice, just look at that sauce, it packs a lot of flavour from coconut and the...

36 Recipes that proves Filipinos love Rice

36 Recipes that proves Filipinos love Rice is a comprehensive list of various rice recipes in the Philippines served as mains, snacks or dessert. If you have lots of Filipino friends, you would probably have noticed their love for rice. We eat them during breakfast, teatime, lunch, snacks, dinner and...

Peaches and Cream Panna Cotta 2

Peaches and Cream Panna Cotta

Peaches and Cream Panna Cotta is an Italian jelly dessert prepared with cream jelly topped with pureed fresh peaches I think this is one of the easiest desserts to make, it only takes several minutes to prepare but the results are stunning, surely you will impress the people you serve...