Category: Japanese

Chicken Katsu Curry

Japanese cuisine for me is Ramen, Sushi/Sashimi and this one Katsu Curry, three of the most popular dishes in this cuisine as well as in Japan itself. Chicken Katsu Curry as the name suggest is prepared with Chicken Katsu which is served with the curry sauce, but pork and beef...

Yaki Udon

Yaki Udon is Japanese dish of thick, smooth, white udon noodles stir fried with tender meat slices like beef, pork and/or chicken with vegetables such as carrots, spring onions, onions and ginger over sweet soy sauce mixture. Basically, a similar dish to Yakisoba cooked in a similar manner using different...

Oxtail Udon

Ohhh Oxtails, I can’t get enough of you, one of the most underrated meat cut that deserves everyone’s attention. Its meaty, its tasty, its collagen rich, its everything you want a meat to be and that’s what we are using today in our udon noodle soup. This is not your...

Zhong Hua (Helsinki, Finland)

I was so glad when we discovered this place because of all Scandinavian countries we visited, Finland feels quite different, so different I thought there were no Asian buffets in here, but I was wrong. This was the longest stay for us in any Scandinavian country and we had 5...

Copycat Pepper Lunch Beef Pepper Rice

This dish became popular in the Philippine probably 3 years ago and all I can do is drool over the photos I saw online as we don’t have Pepper Lunch here in New Zealand, since then I wanted to try them and the only way to do it is by...

Wagamama Tivoli (Copenhagen, Denmark)

The only Wagamama I tried in my life was the one in Auckland, first was their branch in Sylvia Park and next was one in High Street but sadly early July this year they had shut their doors. It was quite sad for me as I liked this place and...

Seafood Doria

The first time I had this dish was in Hong Kong, I thought it was a Hong Kong dish like the Baked Pork Chop rice until recently when I saw this dish sold popularly in Japan when we had our vacation there a couple of years ago. Hong Kong love...

Sankai (Brisbane, Australia)

There are many restaurants to conquer in Brisbane’s South Bank, I may have tried a lot, but I had barely scratched the surface, this place is huge and has a lot to offer. My latest adventure was with this Japanese restaurant just in Grey Street, the ramen poster outside just...

Ramen Do (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Ohhh Ramen, I can’t get enough of this one. It’s one of the best comfort meals ever made. In my whole existence I had tried many ramens already even the ones in Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. The real Japanese ones was so good, they really take their broth so seriously...

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...