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Menchi Katsu

Menchi Kastu is a Japanese yoshoku dish made with minced meat thick patties that is breaded then deep fried. These patties can be made with either beef, chicken, pork, or any mixture of each. When we visited Japan several years ago, that was the first time I seen and tried...

The BBQ King (North Shore City, New Zealand)

Would you dare dining in a restaurant that was reported that its staff had links to confirmed Covid-19 cases if the food is really good? Late January this year The BBQ King on Oteha Valley Rd, in Albany was in the headlines where a dozen of their workers had visited...

Vegetable Pakora

Vegetable Pakora is a type of an Indian snack made with chickpea flour, spices, and a variety of chopped vegetables like onion, green beans, carrots, cauliflower, and cabbages to name some. It is then deep fried till crisp and golden brown. Another leftover day for me as I saw these...

Hey I am Yogost (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Yup there’s a new drink in town that has the same craze like bubble tea, meet Hey I am Yogost! Well I may be late in this one but like they said better late than never. Hey I am Yogost may look like it’s a bubble tea but it is...

Sopas Misua

Sopas Misua is a dish prepared by combining two Filipino dishes, the Sopas and Misua. It’s made with misua ingredients like flour vermicelli and vegetables, but the broth is made like a sopas. In cooking have to been into a situation when you can’t decide what to cook from two...

Ginisang Upo and Spinach

Ginisang Upo and Spinach is a Filipino dish of stir-fried bottle gourd, tomatoes, prawns, and spinach that is then quickly braised on chicken stock. My grandfather loves planting vegetables, especially the ones featured on this dish. I still remember we have a lot of vegetables grown at home and most...

Spice Klub (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Perhaps one of the most favourite Indian curry of Kiwi’s is the Butter Chicken, that is why most Indian restaurants here sell them but it is not the legit Indian Butter Chicken taste as most of my Indian friends told me. In fact they hated them as they said it...

Mushrooms with Bean Curd and Fried Tofu

Mushrooms with Bean Curd and Fried Tofu is a simple Chinese vegetable dish of stir fried then braised mixed mushrooms, bean curd and tofu with vegetables. When mushrooms, bean curd and fried tofu are combined together its most likely you won’t miss meat at all because these ingredients have the...

Prawn Cakes

Prawn Cakes is a Thai inspired dish of prawn paste combined with herbs and spices, shaped in small patties then pan fried. A very delicate dish with rich prawn taste that is sure-fire winner on your dining table. Most of the times prawns are really expensive but there is a...