American

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...

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Thumbprint Cookies is a type of cookie prepared with basic cookie dough which contains flour, sugar, butter, eggs and baking soda studded with chopped chocolate chips and a drop of strawberry jam in the middle. Got nothing to do and bored? Then make some cookies! trust me...

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies is an American cookie snack prepared with basic cookie dough which contains flour, sugar, butter, eggs and baking soda studded with chopped chocolate chips or chopped chocolates. My first Chocolate Chip Cookie was not a homemade one but a ready to eat American Brand called Chips Ahoy,...

Morepork BBQ Restaurant (Kumeu, New Zealand)

After moving here in North West Auckland one of the places we miss are North Shores many restaurants. We were quite spoiled with the choices we had when we were still living there. There are at least three to four options for cuisines like Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Malaysian, Indonesian, Vietnamese,...

Sneaky Snacky (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

In the age where MSG is stigmatised, where most restaurants place a label outside their premises that says “We don’t use MSG“, there is one place here in Auckland that is adverting this boldly on their menu board, these are the brave guys in Sneaky Snaky. For me I don’t...

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...

Slow Cooker Neck Bones and Potatoes

Slow Cooker Neck Bones and Potatoes is a simple dish of meaty fall of the bone pork and potatoes cooked in gravy over slow cooker. I had seen this recipe over the telly, but I can’t remember which show, what I do remember is I had saved the cooking procedure...

MexiConsin (Henderson, Waitakere, New Zealand)

MexiConsin, yup there is such a thing, I did not know that either until I visited this place. At first, I was confused because we thought we went into a Burger Wisconsin but upon entering it looks like a Mexicali Fresh restaurant, so where are we actually? Welcome to MexiConsin,...

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Smashed Burger

Smashed Burger is a process of preparing hamburger patties by cooking loosely packed beef mince ball into a very hot skillet by pressing it flat with a spatula as it cooks causing a Maillard reaction. So what is the difference between a normal burger with a smashed burger? Well it’s...