Pork

Crispy Breaded Pork Belly

Crispy, Crunchy, Chunky, Porky, Savoury and Definitely Tasty. Crispy Breaded Pork Belly is a Filipino style deep fried pork belly lightly coated for a crispy finish, enjoy as a pulutan or as an ulam. You can’t go wrong with deep fried, anything you deep fry turns into a marvellous creation,...

Dumaguete Express

This is Surf and Turf in Pinoy Style! Dumaguete Express is a Filipino dish prepared with fish, prawns, and squid in savoury coconut milk sauce served with strips of fresh coconut and malunggay and topped with crispy pork. If the Bicolano’s have Bicol Express then the Dumagueteneos have this, the...

White Bean and Butter Bean Soup

Love beans? then this easy to prepare soup is for you. White Bean and Butter Bean Soup is a simple dish of cannellini beans, butter beans and spinach cooked in a simple flavourful broth with pork jowls and anchovies. Its freestyle day today and I haven’t done this for a...

Quiapo Style Sotanghon Soup

Mark Wiens, Tikim TV and many food vloggers made this Sotanghon Soup popular, and now we are recreating this in the comfort of my own home so you can do it too. Quiapo Style Sotanghon Soup is a type of sotanghon soup prepared with mung bean vermicelli noodles cooked in...

Orange Marmalade Glazed Ham

Trust me when I say that this is the easiest way to prepare ham this Christmas! Orange Marmalade Glazed Ham is a type of Christmas baked ham that is simply glazed with orange marmalade and caramelised during the cooking process. Ok I will make this really quick I know everyone...

Nacho Cheese Dog

Cheesy, crunchy and hot is all you need for a great manwich experience. Nacho Cheese Dog is an American Style Hotdog Sandwich prepared with grilled Hotdogs topped with nacho cheese sauce, pickled jalapeno peppers and crushed tortilla chips. Now that we have Costco in Auckland American Hotdogs became easily accessible,...

Kagoshima Ramen

It’s the ramen that combines the flavours of pork, chicken and dashi, milder than tonkotsu but is as delicious if not better. Kagoshima Ramen is a type of Japanese ramen prepared with the usual tonkostu broth diluted with chicken stock and dashi, served with thicker ramen noodles and topped with...

Luñis

This is salt cured meat Filipino Style. Luñis is a Filipino Ivatan dish simply made with pork cooked with rock salt and fried typically served with turmeric rice. Bacon, Speck, Jamon, and Jerky, these are all salt cured meats and they are typically found in Western Countries, we rarely find...

Mei Cai Kou Rou (Pork Belly with Preserved Vegetables)

Melt in your mouth pork belly, rendered fat on preserved vegetables, savoury aromatic sauce, this is what you call a Chinese comfort meal. Mei Cai Kou Rou, also called Pork Belly with Preserved Vegetables is a Chinese dish of steamed pork belly over preserved mustard served on a sweet savoury...

Prawn, Pork and Squash in Red Curry

Red Curry is quite versatile you can literally use them on any protein or vegetable you like. Prawn, Pork and Squash in Red Curry is a Thai inspired red curry dish prepared with prawns, pork and squash with coconut milk, like any typical Thai dish its sweet, salty, hot and...