Kiwi

Slow Cooker Hangi Pork

Hangi is a traditional New Zealand Māori method of cooking food using umu, basically a type of oven made with heated rocks buried in a pit. Using meats like pork, beef, lamb and chicken this method is usually used on special occasions. Hangi is one of the special occasion dishes...

Oktales Virtual Beer Tasting

Events now a days are held differently, no more large crowds, no socializing, no freebies and no food service since everything is done virtually, so most of them will be BYO. The last proper event I joined was not a Tech Event but a food event and it was the...

Island Gelato (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 4

Island Gelato (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

When I see shops like this, it reminds me of Europe in summer, specifically in the Mediterranean region, there are tons of gelato shops everywhere most of them were amazing.  In New Zealand, it’s a very rare occasion to see something like this, where what is displayed are freshly made from...

Saint Alice (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 8

Saint Alice (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Craving for some seafood and want a good spot overlooking Viaduct Harbour? Well this place is for you located just in the corner of Quay and Lower Hobson Streets, the spot where Kermadec used to be. This laid-back eatery, brasserie and bar specialises in seafood but the offer other great...

The Plumm Cafe (North Shore City, New Zealand) 1

The Plumm Cafe (North Shore City, New Zealand)

It’s been quite some time since we last visited a cafe for a brunch, the last one was not even in Auckland and it was in Taupo at Dixie Browns when we had a short staycation and that was eight months ago, then the pandemic hits us. It was a long...

Flaming Onion (Northcote, North Shore City, New Zealand) 6

Flaming Onion (Northcote, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Have I told you before that the best burgers can be found in New Zealand? I am pretty sure about that since I had tried many burgers in my life, from different cities worldwide, I don’t want to boast about my travels (personal and work) but to assure you of...

Feijoa Fizz 2

Feijoa Fizz

Feijoa Fizz is a Kiwi drink prepared with feijoa skins soaked in water and sugar, letting the natural yeast ferment making it fizzy. After posting a Feijoa post in my Instagram feed a colleague of mine messaged me and told me that I should not throw those skins after eating...

The Grill at Amora (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 3

The Grill at Amora (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

The last few reviews we had, I mentioned we had a staycation after our lockdown was lifted, we were itching to go somewhere just to be out of the house, and since we cannot go overseas yet our next best option is to travel within our city, hence we did...

Culprit (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1

Culprit (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

On our last restaurant review I mentioned it was our second time dining outside after the lockdown here in New Zealand was lifted, where we splurged on a staycation date with the Mrs. That last review was our teatime and this post was our dinner. Our place of choice is...