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Spicy Braised Fish, Tofu and Shiitake

Fish and tofu combo always work well together regardless of any sauce you throw at it. Spicy Braised Fish, Tofu and Shiitake is a dish of lightly battered deep fried white fish fillets braised with tofu and shiitake in a spicy sauce. This is one tasty dish, a good combination...

Matcha Sugar Cookies

A classic irresistible, soft, chewy and sweet cookie recipe that is simple to make and uses everyday pantry ingredients. Matcha Sugar Cookies is a type of cookie made with sugar, matcha, flour, butter, eggs, vanilla, baking powder and baking soda known for its tender insides with crisp edges. Our matcha...

Little Grump (Wellington CBD, New Zealand)

Lets start by me saying this. “This is the best croissant I ever tried in New Zealand and probably the world”, yes that is a bold statement and it is true, when I took that first bite here up until the last, my face is all smiling as I munch...

Stratosfare (Rotorua, New Zealand)

It was quite a while since we’ve been to a Buffet with tons of selection like this, the last one was at Fortuna and prior to that was Haru No Yume, sadly the latter does not do buffets anymore. With regards to the variety of buffet offerings Fortuna for me...

Sticky Asian Baked Pork Ribs

It the barbecue ribs but with an Asian flair! Sticky Asian Baked Pork Ribs is an Asian inspired barbecue pork ribs baked until fall of the bone, finished off with a Sweet and Savoury Sticky Style Sauce Preparing fall of the bone barbecue style ribs is not that hard at...

Cream of Chicken Soup

Like those instant ones but even better, its homemade! Cream of Chicken Soup is a soup dish prepared by reducing chicken broth and thickening it with roux, additional ingredients may be added such a vegetables and chicken chunks. As a kid I grew up ladened with illnesses and to aid...

21 Grams Cafe & Patisserie (Rosedale, Auckland, New Zealand)

When we first came here in New Zealand many years ago there were only a few choices for breads and pastries, by default it was Bakers Delight or the supermarket. Most of these bakeries from the past usually sells those heavy dense bread as they are usually eaten as the...

Dr Rudis (Auckland CBD, Auckland, New Zealand)

Were back again at this place and it feels odd, the last time we were here was Pre COVID and it was really vibrant and alive, this time around it felt desolated specially this last visit which we had at the end of March. We came back here becuase we...

Our 23 Best Mushroom Recipes

We’re such a huge fan of mushrooms, this amazing fungus adds so much flavour to dishes and they are versatile too, put it in pasta, rice, soup, burger or even on its own. You can see them in cuisines like Italian, French, Filipino, Chinese, Japanese, etc., whether its breakfast, lunch,...