Chinese

Palsun (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

This Korean Chinese restaurant is probably the one and only of its kind in Auckland CBD and they are popular with their Jajangmyeon and Sweet and Sour Pork, that is why we are here, to try those two things. Located in Lorne Street, it’s quite Centrally located. The place is...

Dagu Rice Noodle (Henderson, Waitakere, New Zealand)

Last week I mentioned that we had moved housed from North Shore to West so most North Shore Restaurant reviews will be lesser and definitely a lot of Waitakere restaurant review will be happening, we reviewed our first one last week and this is the second one. On our first...

Chinese Braised Chicken With Taro

Taro and Chicken is a combination that I never had used before or even tried on restaurants until lately when I saw it on the menu of one of the Sichuan restaurants here in Auckland. I never ordered that but I took note of the name and did some further...

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake

Are you like me, when you buy your groceries and do not finish them all, puts any leftovers ingredients in the freezer in the hope of cooking it someday? While its totally OK, what is annoying are those small bits and pieces that accumulate, like 50 to 100 grams of...

Hong Ma

I guess all of the Filipinos out there probably know what Humba is, but how about Hong Ma have you heard about this dish? Well if not, then in a gist it was the predecessor of humba which in turn was derived from the Chinese red braised pork belly. Hong...

How to Perfectly Deep Fry Tofu

Perfectly Deep-Frying Tofu can be a bit tricky, it can turn out really dry, not crispy or very oily when the oil creeps inside that soft insides. That is why today we will be sharing some tips on how to perfectly deep fry tofu so every time you pull it...

Fried Egg Tofu and Eggplants

When I used to live in Malaysia, Egg Tofu was one of my favourite ingredients specially on saucy dishes, but when I moved to New Zealand, I was struggling to find this in the supermarket and Asian shops until recently. If you haven’t tried or even heard about egg tofu...

Crispy Shrimps Binondo Style

Binondo is a district in Manila and is the oldest Chinatown in the world and it was founded in 1594 and was established by Spanish Governor Luis Pérez Dasmariñas as a permanent settlement for Chinese immigrants who converted to Catholicism. It is a vibrant place and like most Chinatowns in...

Sichuan Crispy Fried Pork

If you have been in Sichuan restaurants then this dish would be very familiar, one their most delicious dishes on offer, a simple deep-fried pork strips that is coated sweet potato starch batter. What makes this dish special is the seasoning used, the Sichuan peppercorns that gives a numbing sensation...

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

How does not love meatballs, it’s easy to make, very affordable and its very versatile, hence we see this humble lump of fried meat in many dishes like soups, pasta, noodles, in gravy and Chinese stir fries like our recipe for today, sweet and sour. Basically this is minor modification...