November 2020

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae 1

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae us a Korean stew of pork belly, tofu and vegetables cooked in an anchovy-based broth seasoned with gochujang. We discovered this dish recently when we dined in at a Korean restaurant here in Auckland called Obar and ordered it. While we had made some beef...

Dagu Rice Noodle (Henderson, Waitakere, New Zealand) 1

Dagu Rice Noodle (Henderson, Waitakere, New Zealand)

Last week I mentioned that we had moved housed from North Shore to West so most North Shore Restaurant reviews will be lesser and definitely a lot of Waitakere restaurant review will be happening, we reviewed our first one last week and this is the second one. On our first...

Dirty Milk Tea 1

Dirty Milk Tea

Dirty Milk Tea is a type of milk tea that looks dirty as the name suggest, made with black tea and milk served smeared thick brown sugar syrup on glass. Yes, it’s another milk tea post, and this is my fourth milk tea drink recipe to date, first was the...

22 Not so Boring Chicken Breast Recipes

22 Not so Boring Chicken Breast Recipes

22 Not so Boring Chicken Breast Recipes is a list of recipes that will make you love it, all on this list will make your chicken breast experience better. We all know Chicken Breast can be one of the most boring chicken parts ever!  Did you notice when you serve...

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce 1

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce is a simple dish of pan seared scallops served on a lemon butter emulsified sauce topped with crispy bacon bits. Last week I saw this nice looking scallops at the supermarket, it’s not the usual small shelled scallops here in New Zealand as these...

Asian Style Pulled Pork Sliders 1

Asian Style Pulled Pork Sliders

Asian Style Pulled Pork Sliders is a type of sliders prepared using a fusion of Asian and Western ingredients to produce this very tasty and delicious treat of melt in your mouth pulled pork in a lightly toasted slider bun. My team at work loves food, I can safely say...

Chinese Braised Chicken With Taro 1

Chinese Braised Chicken With Taro

Chinese Braised Chicken with Taro is a Sichuanese Chinese dish that is prepared with chicken slowly braised with taro and spices like Sichuan peppercorns, Doubanjiang, ginger, garlic and spring onions. Taro and Chicken is a combination that I never had used before or even tried on restaurants until lately when...

18 Pata Recipes You Need To Try

18 Pata Recipes You Need To Try

18 Pata Recipes You Need to Try is a list of pork leg/hock recipes that are highly recommended specially for pork lovers. Pata is the Tagalog word for Pork Leg or Pork Hock and it is one of the most sought-after pork cut in the Philippines due to its gelatinous...

Bulalugaw 3

Bulalugaw

Bulalugaw is a Filipino type of savoury porridge prepared with glutinous rice cooked in a beef stock made by slowly simmering beef leg bones and shanks. There are many porridge dishes in the Philippines, you have your goto (prepared with ox tripe), arrozcaldo (traditionally prepared with beef), pospas de gallina...