Category: Fusion

Reffen Copenhagen Street Food – A Visual Essay

If you happen to be in Copenhagen and you love food, then a visit in Reffen is a must and if you think Scandinavian food is boring then wait till you give this place a visit. A 6000 square meter street food market which is a create a melting pot...

Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Let’s start with a little bit of trivia. Where does this cheese tart originated? If Japan is your guess then you’re wrong but don’t worry that was my first guess as well, this brand originated in Malaysia then brought over to Australia and New Zealand but there is still a...

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...

Woodpecker Hill (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

An ex-colleague of mine always asked me whether I had tried Woodpecker Hill, I never had until now and it was a nice surprise from my wife. To be honest I never knew what to expect in here as the only time I heard of this was from that ex-colleague...

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...

Earl Grey Calamansi Iced Tea

It is calamansi season again here in New Zealand and I got given a good amount of it several weeks ago, while I use them a lot on dips and dishes the best way to use it is either a lemonade style drink or even better an iced tea. So,...

Spice Alley (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Looking for some good Thai fusion in Auckland CBD? If yes then head over to Spice Alley in Sky City and you will be in for a treat. This place is quite new, the last time I ate here it was still a dim sum place, now it totally transformed...

California Maki

This type of maki is claimed to be an American invention but there are also multiple claims where some originated in Canada. Anyway, regardless of where it came from what’s important is that is was named California Roll or California Maki due to its popularity in California. I also read...

Auckland’s Top 13 Buffet Restaurants

Smorgasbord, Eat-all-you can or Buffet call it whatever you want but it’s the same thing, you devour as many food items you can in one go. Surprisingly these types of establishments are not popular here in Auckland if you are comparing it to Asian countries or in America so there...

Pepper Steak

In Season 9 Episode 3 of “The Middle” this dish was featured when Donahue tricked Frankie into thinking that she had an emotional issue when she prepared them a pepper steak bowl and that episode reminded me that I haven’t made one in ages. Yes, we watch “The Middle” and...