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Cleaver & Co (New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand)

Several weekends ago we had our second attempt at visiting the Omanawanui Track, the first visit was not fruitful since the roads were closed due to heavy rain. Going to this place is quite dangerous since there roads are unsealed and when it rains, they will be slippery, without a...

Ube Cinnamon Rolls

Yes, you can “ube” just about every dessert that you may know! Ube Cinnamon Rolls is a type of Cinnamon Rolls filled with sweet ube jam and cinnamon then topped with ube flavoured sweetened cream cheese I guess a lot of you might be over it, seeing ube in almost...

Chicken Potato Salad

Its meaty, its creamy and its mushy delicious. Chicken Potato Salad is a type of cold salad prepared with potatoes and flaked chicken in a creamy dressing made with mayonnaise and sour cream. Potato Salad is quite popular in many nations, from America, Europe, Koreans and Japanese all of them...

Copycat Jollibee’s Amazing Aloha Yumburger

If you miss Jollibee’s burger and you don’t have a store near you then this is the next best thing. Copycat Jollibee’s Amazing Aloha Yumburger is a copycat recipe of that famous Jollibee burger made with beef patties, bacon, cheese, lettuce, honey mustard sauce, and a pineapple slice in between...

Copycat Kenny Rogers Roasters Chicken

Its the same wood-fire favourite in the comfort of your own home. Copycat Kenny Rogers Roasters Chicken is a recreation of Kenny Rogers Chicken dish made by marinating chicken in tamari, brown sugar, tomato paste, oregano, lemon, garlic, onions and mustard before rubbing it with a dry dry rub of...

Strawberry Muffins

They say muffins are just ugly cupcakes, well its quite correct but don’t let beauty fool you sometimes these ugly ones are much better in all aspects I never knew what a muffin is growing up, it is not a popular food back in the Philippines many years ago, hence,...

Franc’s (Takapuna, North Shore City, New Zealand)

It was August 18, 2021 when Auckland went into a lockdown and since then most Aucklanders like me just stayed at home as all workplaces are closed, all establishments were closed and all you can do outside is to exercise within your bubble. After 107 days, this is what freedom...

Mixed Berries and Chocolate Muffins

Freestyling some muffins today! Mixed Berries and Chocolate Muffins is a type of muffin prepared with frozen mixed berries like raspberry, blueberry, blackberry and strawberry together with mini chocolate chips then drizzled with melted chocolate bar. Leftover day again, this time I am using bits and pieces of mixed berries...

TNC Fried Chicken (Massey, Auckland, New Zealand)

The first time we tried this was when the lockdown was downgraded to Level 3 here in Auckland last September 2021. That downgrade means we can now buy takeaways and after 5 weeks of not being able to do so, the day it was lifted, a barrage of customers flooded...