February 2021

Gayabon

Gayabon is a Filipino dish found in Romblon prepared with fresh taro leaves cooked in coconut milk until its soft and pasty in texture. Have you always wanted to have laing but you’re afraid of its spicy taste, do you want to make one at home but don’t have the...

It’s True, Some Desserts Are Better Than Sex!

It’s True, Some Desserts Are Better Than Sex! Have you ever had a slice of cheesecake that brought you to the edge of ecstasy? Did a tiramisu taste so good that you started to see stars in front of your eyes? Were there moments during the eating of that ice...

Dry Beef Tendon Noodles

Dry Beef Tendon Noodles is a Chinese dish of dry egg noodles served on top with fork tender Braised Beef and Tendon and blanched greens. One of my favourite Chinese dishes is the Braised beef, once it’s done right, they can be one of the best things in life, fork...

Tomi Ro (Westgate, Waitakere, New Zealand)

In my 15 years in Auckland this was the first time I had been into a Sushi Train here, while there was one restaurant in the city that has the same concept that I knew about, there was no urge before in trying it out since there are a lot...

Chicken Tocino

Chicken Tocino is a version of tocino made with chicken instead of pork. This Filipino breakfast favourite is made with meat marinated in brown sugar and anise wine, pan fried and usually served with garlic fried rice and sunny side up eggs. I am back from camping, it was nice...

Mushroom Stir Fry with Peas and Carrots

Mushroom Stir Fry with Peas and Carrots is a simple stir fry of button mushrooms, straw mushrooms, fried tofu, and vegetables. Its Friday so I will make this quick, I am also in a hurry as we are going on camping later this afternoon for the whole weekend so I...

15 Chicken Wing Recipes that will make you lick your fingers

Come on, admit it, you can’t resist a good chicken wing recipe that’s why you are here. Well if that is the case well it is your lucky day because we are listing 15 Amazing Chicken Wing Recipes that will make you lick your fingers, really. Chicken wing is such...

Creamy Chicken Liver Pate

Creamy Chicken Liver Pate is a spread made with chicken liver cooked together with onions, garlic, butter, cream and spices then processed into a paste that is then let to set in a ramekin, chilled then to be served as a spread on breads. We made some liver spread before,...

Malaysian Noodles (Henderson, Waitakere, New Zealand)

Malaysian Noodles was quite a popular stall during its Food Alley days in the CBD but sadly that place was closed and restaurants had to move out, luckily it moved near to where we live and since most of my working days are spent at home, it’s good that it...

Habichuelas

Habichuelas is a Filipino dish of Spanish origins prepared with white beans slowly cooked with tomatoes, pork, and Chorizo de Bilbao. When I was young, one of the easy go to meals my grandmother prepares was this dish, the Habichuelas. I totally understand why, it’s easy to make, it’s quite...