Chinese

Chao Pat Chin

Chao Pat Chin is a Filipino Chinese dish of stir-fried vegetables, seafood, and meats. It is almost similar to chopseuy, but the cooking method used on this dish leaves the vegetables crisp and not overcooked. Chao Pat Chin or Chow Pat Chin may look like chopseuy but are there any...

Hey I am Yogost (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

The last time we had this, it was in the city, from there we learned that fruity flavours are what’s best for yoghurt desserts or drinks that is why this time we will order the fruity ones and not the flavours like taro, coffee, brown pearl, red bean and pumpkin....

Tasty King Noodle (Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand)

I guess when I comes to noodle soup dishes the Japanese cuisine easily dominates this area because of their amazing ramen and udons, Vietnamese are quite popular too with their pho but did you know there are other Asian countries apart these two that makes greats noodle soup dishes and...

Mango Pudding, Lychee and Grass Jelly

Mango Pudding, Lychee and Grass Jelly is an Asian inspired dessert prepared with chilled and cubed fresh mangoes, mango pudding, lychee and grass jelly served with condensed milk and shaved ice. The first time I encountered grass jelly was when I lived in Malaysia, I remember I tried it because...

Chinese Pastry Roast Pork Puffs (Char Siu Sou)

Chinese Pastry Roast Pork Puffs is a Chinese snack dish prepared with seasoned roast pork wrapped in a lard-based pastry then baked till golden perfection. Puff Pastry may sound Western, but the Chinese have a similar food item in their cuisine called Sou. Sou basically is almost similar to the...

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...

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...

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...

Peanut Tikoy Rolls

Peanut Tikoy Roll is a Filipino Chinese rice cake prepared with sweetened steamed glutinous rice filled with peanut butter and coated with ground peanuts. Tikoy Rolls is a sticky rice cake popular in the Philippines, especially in locations where there are Filipino Chinese communities. It is nearly similar to mochi...