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13 Ways to cook Macaroni

13 Ways to cook Macaroni

Don’t be stuck with that Mac and Cheese, there are many ways to cook macaroni and all of them are amazing. From salad to soups, casseroles or dessert this proves that this humble pasta is one of the most versatile ingredients out there. I bet you have one pack of...

Home Made French Fries 1

Home Made French Fries

Do you know who made the French Fries? Take a guess, it’s not the French nor the Americans, it is the Belgians. Yes, you had seen it right, despite its name it’s not French. This humble dish has been traced back to Belgium where it was believed that potatoes were...

Dr Rudis (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1

Dr Rudis (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

It was a long time for me to try this place out because I had several attempts going in here but most of them were cancelled due to another appointment and the last time before this post, we did not get admitted by the bouncers because were wearing shorts, but...

Vanilla Braised Beef Cheeks 2

Vanilla Braised Beef Cheeks

Vanilla in a savoury dish, that for me at least was unheard of, my reaction when I saw this once on a TV show I was, arhmmmmm. I was sceptical as I never had tried it and that combination does not seem to be logical to me, but after I...

Low-Carb Chocolate Hazelnut Bars 1

Low-Carb Chocolate Hazelnut Bars

Here’s a protein rich and Nutella-flavored bar that you can enjoy for those midday munchies or after a workout. The combination of chocolate and hazelnuts makes these bars addictively tasty, while the texture is somewhere between a fudge and a brownie. The added collagen protein makes these all the more...

Watermelon and Honey Cooler 1

Watermelon and Honey Cooler

This is the best summer drink you can ever serve for your barbecues home parties; it’s not just refreshing its yummy as well. All you need is some frozen watermelon which you can prepare ahead of time then make this drink on demand. Trust me your guests will love you...

Fresh Broccoli and Apple Salad with Walnuts 1

Fresh Broccoli and Apple Salad with Walnuts

We tried this salad in one of our friends house warming parties and like most Filipino gatherings there are tons of Filipino food served, dishes like pancit, kare kare, lumpia and fried chicken.  While I haven’t noticed all of the dishes served because there are only four that I can...

Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce 2

Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

I don’t know what’s up with Filipinos and gravy, I bet after adobo and sinigang this is the most sought-after dish, why? Because the last time I was in the Philippines, KFC puts their gravies in a large thermos jar chained to the condiments area.  For most Filipinos they will...

Strata Lounge (Auckland, New Zealand)

This was a long due post since we were here last year on our way to Europe, first time in Strata Lounge actually but not a first on any Lounges, this is just the first time I paid for it as all were business trips.  Strata Lounge is one of...