Tagged: Product

Laderach 2019 (Zurich, Switzerland)

This is my umpteenth time here, Why? Because this is one of the best chocolates I ever tried.  We reviewed this last 2013 but had tried it again and again, last one before this was 2015 then now, and yes, the quality has not changed ever since.  We have been to many...

Taste of Auckland 2019 1

Taste of Auckland 2019

Here we are once again and this is my 4th time attending this amazing foodie event, we had been here in 2015, 2016, 2017, we missed last year and now. During the past visits it was in Western Springs this time around it’s in a much more compact location, in...

Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1

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...

Over the Moon Cheese (Putaruru, New Zealand)

According to Over the Moon Cheese, “Cheese is an adventure!” Indeed, it was and we experienced that adventure when we visited this place after we had an early morning in Blue Springs on our way to Alphra Lavender and Blueberry Country. This was not on our initial plan but after...

Uncle Tetsu’s (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

I have been wanting to try this for quite some time now but every time I pass by their shop in Queen St the queue is enormously long, like the queues you see on a popular theme park ride on a school holiday weekend, queueing is not my thing and...

Arataki Honey Visitor Centre (Havelock North, New Zealand) 1

Arataki Honey Visitor Centre (Havelock North, New Zealand)

If you are planning to visit Hawkes Bay then make sure you pass by Arataki Honey if you have time and if you haven’t added this to your itinerary yet, Why? First because its free, you can taste different types of honey, you learn about the whole process of honey...

Filipino Restaurants in Auckland 2

Bonds of Bread (North Shore City, New Zealand)

This is quite a late post as we visited this place several weeks after it opened but its better late than never specially if its worthy noting specially a place something like this. Yes, for the first time (I think) a proper Filipino bakery opens in Auckland, there were some...

Lord Stow's Bakery (Taipa, Macau) 6

Lord Stow’s Bakery (Taipa, Macau)

This was one of our itineraries when we visited Macau, I heard so much about these tarts from friends, colleagues and acquaintances, I did save a spot on our schedule. Most of them told me it was the best tarts they ever tried, I was intrigued to try them on...

Mrs Fields (Central, Hong Kong) 6

Mrs Fields (Central, Hong Kong)

Back during the days when I travel via ferry from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Star Ferry Pier on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong I was always tortured by the smell of freshly baked cookies from Mrs Fields, it’s one of those unavoidable things as it was near the...

Maxim’s Cakes (Tai Wai, Hong Kong)

What’s the difference between Asians and Westerners in terms of cake preference? First are the flavours where Asians prefer unique ones like matcha, ube, taro, fruits but done in a mild way while Westerners like rich flavours like chocolate. Another main difference is that Asians like it light and fluffy...