Noodle

Bo Kho

Kho is a cooking technique in Vietnam that means “to braise” or “to stew” in which proteins like beef, fish, pork or chicken is added and flavoured with fish sauce, sugar and an array of spices. Bo Kho is the beef stew variant of it and its amazing flavour can...

Pata Bihon

Stir fried noodle dish that is served and flavoured with gelatinous sticky gravy from the slowly braised pork leg bones rich in collagen, topped with melt in your mouth pork fat and fork tender meat with hints of sweetness, umami, floral star anise and earthy goodness of shiitake mushrooms, this...

Shrimp and Cheese Ramen

Cheese in ramen? Yes there is such a thing and for me it was weird the first time I heard of it, until I tried it. I am not sure if this is a Japanese creation but I am leaning towards the Koreans because when you check their rameyon varieties...

Maki Mi

In the Philippines, if you are looking for a starchy hearty noodle soup dish then the first thing comes to mind is lomi and its many different varieties but did you know you have an alternative to that and it is as equally delicious, it is called Maki Mi. This...

Gochujang Noodles

When it comes to Korean noodles, the sweet potato starch noodles grabs a lot of attention and we see it in many of the Korean Noodle dishes like Japchae but have your tried other noodle types that uses mainly Korean ingredients? Well for me, I had but only those instant...

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Bam-i

When I first tried this dish in the Philippines, I don’t have any idea of its name, only until recently I learned of its name from a Visayan in our Filipino community here in New Zealand. She cooks this a lot, brings it on most occasions and even caters for...

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Pancit Macao

Though this dish sounds like it originated from Macau well that is only partly true because this noodle dish is called like such because one of its main ingredients, the Chorizo de Macau.  Now that is even more confusing right? You may say that Chorizo de Macau is from Macau, well...

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Pancit Choca

Pancit Choca also known as Pancit Choco, Pancit ala Negra or Pancit Pusit is a noodle dish that originated from Cavite a province in Philippines. This noodle dish was originally known as Pancit Choca en su Tinta in Caviteño Chavacano which means “noodle with squid in its own ink”. This...

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Tempura Udon

A simple udon soup once done right is incredible on its own, just the noodles alone is something to drool for! chewy, fat, slippery delicious. The broth is another thing, that umami filled soup is so addictive, any noodle dipped into that becomes amazing. I tried some good ones and...

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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...