November 2020

Beef Cheeks and Tendon Claypot Rice

Beef Cheeks and Tendon Claypot Rice is a Chinese dish of fork tender sweet savoury beef cheeks, melt in your mouth tendons finished off on top of a rice cooked on a claypot. When I see claypot rice, it reminds me of Hong Kong. During my first years there I...

Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Creamy Mushroom Pasta is a simple pasta prepared with spaghetti served over creamy mushroom sauce sautéed with garlic and onions. This recipe today is easy peasy, so I won’t hold you long too, basically this Creamy Mushroom Pasta is a simple dish of any pasta that you serve over creamy...

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Island Gelato (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

When I see shops like this, it reminds me of Europe in summer, specifically in the Mediterranean region, there are tons of gelato shops everywhere most of them were amazing.  In New Zealand, it’s a very rare occasion to see something like this, where what is displayed are freshly made from...

Hotdog and Corned Beef Sopas 1

Hotdog and Corned Beef Sopas

Hotdog and Corned Beef Sopas is a version of the Filipino creamy pasta soup dish prepared with pantry and freezer staples like corned beef and hotdogs. Filipino dishes like most developing countries are mainly prepared out of necessity rather than choice, I am saying that as a majority and not...


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Bo Kho

Bo Kho is a type of Vietnamese Stew prepared with beef slowly simmered with Asian aromatics then served with rice noodles, bread or just rice. Kho is a cooking technique in Vietnam that means “to braise” or “to stew” in which proteins like beef, fish, pork or chicken is added...

Palsun (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1

Palsun (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

This Korean Chinese restaurant is probably the one and only of its kind in Auckland CBD and they are popular with their Jajangmyeon and Sweet and Sour Pork, that is why we are here, to try those two things. Located in Lorne Street, it’s quite Centrally located. The place is...

Gamjatang

Gamjatang is a spicy Korean pork bone soup prepared by slowly simmering pork bones until soup is milky in consistency then seasoned with Korean seasonings like gochugaru and gochujang. You might have recognised this dish if you have been into a Korean restaurant, that red soup broth that is served...

17 Recipes that will make you love Tofu

17 Recipes that will make you love Tofu

17 Recipes that will make you love Tofu is a compiled list of easy and delicious recipes using tofu as an ingredient. Not a lot of people love tofu, it has its bad reputation for being tasteless and weird texture. If you eat it as it is, yes, I can...

Salted Duck Egg and Bacon Pasta 1

Salted Duck Egg and Bacon Pasta

Salted Duck Egg and Bacon Pasta is a type of Filipino fusion pasta dish where spaghetti is served on a sauce made with salted duck egg yolks and bacon oil. During the old days salted duck eggs in the Philippine cuisine is just used as a side dish where it...