Category: Chinese

Hot Sliced Fish and Vegetable Soup

Sliced Fish Soup is a common Chinese soup dish, its known for its easy and quick preparation as well as its simple flavours. It is a good dish on its own but like I said the original dish tastes simple, what would you expect with just a mixture of fish,...

Shanghai Street (Melbourne, Australia)

This was the one I am mentioning on my last review post, the one when we sneaked out and find some Asian feed. There were six of us who craved for some Asian food, for me I don’t care what type of Asian food as long as it has rice...

BBQ Duck Cafe (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

There are many Chinese restaurants in Auckland, so many you feel like you live in Hong Kong or China. I think most of those Chinese restaurants we had tried but only reviewed some and only those worthy ones. Another one of those worthy Chinese eateries is the BBQ Duck Cafe...

Hunan Style Steamed Eggplant

Hunan Style Steamed Eggplant is a Chinese vegetarian dish prepared with steamed eggplant topped with a sauce prepared with sesame paste, fermented black beans, soy sauce, sesame oil, chilli oil and Asian aromatics. If you love eggplants this dish is a no brainer, for a meat lover like me this...

Black Sweet Vinegar Pork Trotter

This Chinese dish like most was created for some reason, traditionally it is prepared as a confinement food specially for women who just gave birth to boost their immunity but now it is a common dish in fact you can see it in most Chinese restaurants specially the ones that...

Fishball Soup

Sometimes seafood is quite challenging to prepare as well as to consume, you just have to bear with all those fish bones, prawn heads and clam shells but if I tell you still can enjoy the same taste without the challenge would you believe me? Well it is possible, though...

Lo Mein

For most they won’t care what is the difference between Lo Mein and Chow Mein as they almost look the same, almost taste the same and are both noodles dishes so why bother? For me, I love dissecting into these kinds of topics, determine the roots and find out what...

Auckland CBD Night Market

Several weekends ago after some small shopping at Auckland CBD we planned to dine in again at Kiraku any like my past story about it, guess what, it was closed again and this was on a Friday around 5:30 PM. It’s just hard to decipher when this elusive ramen shop...

Spicy Cumin Lamb Skewers

Spicy Cumin Lamb Skewers also called Lamb Kebab or Yang Rou Chuan (羊肉串) is a simple chargrilled lamb kebab seasoned with cumin, salt and chilli flakes. Nearly similar to the Filipino barbecue where it is skewered but instead of heavy seasonings this meat dish is lightly seasoned, the serving size...

Eden Noodles (North Shore City, New Zealand)

I bet most Aucklanders would have heard of Eden Noodles, a very popular Dandan noodle joint in Dominion Road, known for its authentic Chinese taste, so popular it’s hard to get a seat when dining in there, luckily if you don’t want the long wait they have opened a new...