Tagged: Street Food

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Puto Bumbong

Puto Bumbong is a type of street food also considered as a delicacy that us traditionally served during the Christmas season, a rice cake made of steamed black glutinous rice (puto) called “pirurutong” cooked in bamboo (bumbong) then served with margarine, grated coconut and palm sugar granules. December 16 marks...

Bakwan Jagung (Indonesian Corn Fritters) 1 4

Bakwan Jagung (Indonesian Corn Fritters)

Bakwan (Fried Vegetable), Bakpao (Meatbun), Bakso (Meatball), Bakmie (Meat Noodle), and bakpia (Mung bean pastry), what does “bak” mean on these Indonesian dishes? Why do they all start with “bak”. From our last recipe post we learned that bakso means fluffy meat Qor minced meat, so if assume based on...

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Bakso

Bakso or what others call Baso is an Indonesian meatball soup dish usually served with noodles (egg or rice vermicelli), salted vegetables, tofu, Chinese cabbage, bean sprouts and fried shallots. A popular dish that can be found all across Indonesia from street vendors, food stalls and even posh restaurants. Bakso...

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Must Try Food in Japan

If I can list all the Japanese food I would but if we limit it to 18 items here is it. This perhaps this is quite the hardest Must Try Food list I have to make because this is one of my favourite cuisine and most of the food in...

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Tsukiji Fish Market Street Food

Before visiting the Tsukiji Fish Market I never knew what to expect, does it look like a fish market back in the Philippines where it’s all wet and smelly? Or will it be something similar the fish market here in New Zealand where it is more tamed and located in...

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Street Food Capital of Japan – A Visual Essay

Okonomiyaki, Takoyaki, Grilled Snow Crabs, Crepes, Sushi, Gyoza, Waffles, Dango, the list goes on and what is this all about? Well that’s what you can expect in the Street Food Capital of Japan, nowhere else but Osaka. I wanted to name it as a street food capital of the world...

Hachijo Dori Street Food Crepes (Kyoto, Japan) 3 2

Hachijo Dori Street Food Crepes (Kyoto, Japan)

At last we made it in Japan after many years of dreaming about it we actually made it, I always wanted to visit this place since I was a child but due to other destinations that we needed to visit first we have to delay this until now. I will...

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Lu Rou Fan

Lu Rou Fan is a type of rice dish made with marinated pork pieces slowly braised in soy sauce then topped with steamed rice. This dish is very popular in Taiwan, in fact it can be more popular than the Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup called Niu Rou Mien, it is...

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Lumpiang Gulay

Lumpiang Gulay is a type of spring roll filled with vegetables such as cabbages, carrots and green beans usually dipped in spicy vinegar. This is a popular dish back home in the Philippines in fact it is sold almost everywhere like street food carts and carinderias, usually consumed as a...

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Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp Scampi

Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp Scampi is a shrimp dish marinated in olive oil, fresh chopped garlic and lemon butter drizzled with a garlic lemon butter and caramelized chunks of tasty garlic, a Hawaiian classic that is a must try when you visit this beautiful island. This island dish was popularized by...