Category: Chinese

Bao Baby Bao (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

If you are looking for a different kind of bao then this is your place, Bao Baby Bao. If you think the usual barbecue pork filling just don’t make the cut anymore then try of their unique fillings like crispy chicken, cheese steak, softshell crab or beer battered egg plant...

Okra with Garlic and Green Onion

This dish is quite new to me, I first tried this dish less than a year ago when we dined in at Wong’s Kitchen in Albany, it was one of their board specials and we gave it a shot, since then it became a favourite since its simple, healthy and...

Squirrel Fish

Most probably you would not have heard about Huaiyang Cuisine but you might have already seen this Squirrel Fish dish, if yes then that is Huaiyang Cuisine’s most famous dish, a deep fried fish dish usually prepared with either yellow croaker, carp or any other fleshy fish that has a...

Crispy Tofu and Choy Sum

What a simple yet delicious dish this is, not just that the texture of this dish is so playful, with the super crispy deep-fried tofu soaking all that savoury sweet goodness of the sauce then the soft slimy yet crunchy choy sum is a pleasure to your palate. With just...

Braised Pork Hock with Chestnuts and Mushroom

Braised Pork Hock with Chestnuts and Mushroom is a simple dish of pork leg cuts and/or pork trotters cooked with soy sauce, garlic, chestnuts and shiitake mushrooms together with aromatic Asian spices like star anise, cinnamon and ginger. This is one of the simplest and common way of braising meats...

Spring Onion Ginger Fish Fillets

As the name suggest Spring Onion Ginger Fish Fillets is a dish made with fish fillets gently stir fried on a sauce made with soy sauce, oyster sauce, ginger and spring onions. A very delicate dish that is very tasty, light fluffy starchy fish fillets is a pleasure to your...

Hulatang

One of the vloggers that I follow is “The Food Ranger“, I like this guy and had followed him since he had started. His adventures on food is really nice to watch and the way he presents it is priceless. Some of the dishes he vlogs are quite unknown to...

Chinese Pork Bone Vegetable Soup

If you have been to any Chinese restaurants in almost all instances you will be given a pot of tea and clear soup as a starter even before you order, if not even before you start your meal. Most of these restaurants soup just is a basic meat stock boiled...

Wongs Kitchen (Rosedale, North Shore City, New Zealand)

This place was an accidental discovery after the restaurant Hakka Hut which is beside them was fully booked when we planned to have some yum cha. Here it was quiet, still quite sceptical because like most we follow where most people eat this time it was just a necessity as...

Huami New Menu (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

I love this place, I so like their menu I kept on coming back but during my last visit I was surprised because the menu that I get used to changed, was it for better? Well let’s find out. Huami is unlike your usual Auckland Chinese restaurant, while it is...