October 2020

Bacon Bones and Potato Soup 1

Bacon Bones and Potato Soup

Bacon Bones and Potato Soup is a rich creamy soup dish prepared with Bacon Bones slowly cooked until meat falls of the bone together with carrots, potatoes, celery and onions on a cream soup base Bacon Bones may look like leftover scraps from preparing good pork cuts but this smoked...

Pata Bihon 2

Pata Bihon

Pata Bihon is a Filipino dish of stir-fried rice noodles called bihon cooked with the sauce from pata tim, a slowly simmered pork leg on sweet and savoury soy sauce infused with Asian aromatics. Stir fried noodle dish that is served and flavoured with gelatinous sticky gravy from the slowly...

Saint Alice (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 8

Saint Alice (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Craving for some seafood and want a good spot overlooking Viaduct Harbour? Well this place is for you located just in the corner of Quay and Lower Hobson Streets, the spot where Kermadec used to be. This laid-back eatery, brasserie and bar specialises in seafood but the offer other great...

Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta 1

Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta

Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta is a creamy pasta dish prepared with leftover chicken roast served over spaghetti or any pasta in a sauce made with chicken stock and fresh cream. Guess what? It’s another leftover day and this time it’s not coming from the freezer, it was from our leftover...

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake 3

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake is a dish of pan-fried seafood patty prepared with fish, prawns and crab meat. Serve it as an entree, side dish or as mains. Are you like me, when you buy your groceries and do not finish them all, puts any leftovers ingredients in the...


The Flying Burrito Brothers (North Shore City, New Zealand) 2

The Flying Burrito Brothers (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Nowadays our dining out became really irregular due to that pandemic putting us in an out of New Zealand COVID Alert Levels, this means I am running out of restaurant reviews but hopefully it will go back to normal again. Having said that our review days of Tuesday and Thursday...

Camto Soup 1

Camto Soup

Camto Soup is a type of Filipino beef soup primarily prepared with “camto” or flank steak and is usually served popularly on noodles on Pares eateries This is not your ordinary nilagang baka, it starts like it but ends up even much better. Camto Soup is a main stay dish...

Hong Ma 1

Hong Ma

Hong Ma is a Filipino Chinese dish of pork belly braised on a sweet soy sauce mixture with shiitake mushrooms and Asian aromatics I guess all of the Filipinos out there probably know what Humba is, but how about Hong Ma have you heard about this dish? Well if not,...

Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet 1

Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet

Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet is a simple dish of Mushrooms and Cauliflower florets cooked in a skillet on olive oil, garlic and other herbs and spices. This Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet is one of the most satisfying vegetable dishes I ever made, prepared just with chunky earthy mushrooms and nutty...

How to Perfectly Deep Fry Tofu 1

How to Perfectly Deep Fry Tofu

Perfectly Deep-Frying Tofu can be a bit tricky, it can turn out really dry, not crispy or very oily when the oil creeps inside that soft insides. That is why today we will be sharing some tips on how to perfectly deep fry tofu so every time you pull it...