Taiwanese

Tea Talk (Hobsonville, Auckland, New Zealand)

At last, there is new milk tea store near our place, now we are not tied to Noah’s Ark anymore when we do crave for one. Located at Hobsonvillein the area where New World is, I am not sure when they opened but as we searched for other alternative to our...

CHA+ 茶家 (Auckland, New Zealand)

Yet another bubble tea shop, yes, its everywhere, even in a small city like Auckland we do have a lot of them, every corner in the CBD have them, and most major suburbs will also have them. The last one we had tried was this CHA+ 茶家, a hole in...

Fantoast Cafe (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

If you like bread toasts and desserts then our place for today is for you, the Fantoast Cafe in Albany. I am not sure when this place opened but as far as I know this place was used to be the Albany Chinese Restaurant which we had tried several times...

YaoCha (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

How many milk tea / bubble tea shops does Auckland have? There are no stats for this that I can find online but roughly based on searching Google Maps, there are at least 19 just in Auckland CBD alone and the if we are talking about the whole of Auckland...

13 Bubble Tea Flavoured items you can find in your Asian Grocery

Lately we have been stormed by salted duck egg yolk and ube flavoured everything, those were the thing of the past, what’s new nowadays are bubble tea flavoured everything from cookies to mochi, even almonds are now flavoured with this Taiwanese drink. Bubble tea is a much-loved drink in Asia...

Mango Pudding, Lychee and Grass Jelly

Mango Pudding, Lychee and Grass Jelly is an Asian inspired dessert prepared with chilled and cubed fresh mangoes, mango pudding, lychee and grass jelly served with condensed milk and shaved ice. The first time I encountered grass jelly was when I lived in Malaysia, I remember I tried it because...

Meet Fresh (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Just a quick one today since we already reviewed this place on another branch in the North Shore area, while we visit that place a lot since this is one of our favourite Asian cold dessert place this was just our second time in their Auckland CBD branch. Usually we...

Noah’s Ark (Westgate, Waitakere, New Zealand)

One of the drawbacks being Asian when living in Westgate in Auckland is there are not a lot of choice for restaurants and food stalls. What’s plenty in this location are home improvement stuff and I can understand why, it’s a fairly new suburb, most houses are new so businesses...