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Cashew Tart

Cashew Tart


One of the nuts I love are cashews and I haven’t really used them much on baking, today that will change in fact we will have some cashew overdose. What I will be sharing for this post is a cashew tart which is basically tart smothered with loads of cashews on a sweet golden syrup … Continue reading

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Pork Belly and Sweet Potato Hash

Pork Belly and Sweet Potato Hash


As a pork lover when I saw this post at Bon Apppetit I told myself I have to do some of them and first on my list was this Sweet Potato and Pork Belly Hash, it was really good and simple you just need a lot of preparation time as the pork is twice cooked. … Continue reading

Pork and Prawn Balls in Aromatic Broth

Pork and Prawn Balls in Aromatic Broth


When I saw this dish in one of Gordon Ramsays cooking show I told myself I will be definitely making one of this, the flavour notes and ingredients is an exact match to what we love. I still remember it was shown on one of his series regarding affordable and easy home cooking, and it … Continue reading

Slowly Braised Lamb Leg in Red Wine

Slowly Braised Lamb Leg in Red Wine


Lamb meat is not a common meat in the Philippines hence you would not see a lot of recipes here at Ang Sarap using Lamb, and you barely see Filipinos choosing this in food gatherings. For us the taste is quite gamey as we never got used to it but if it’s well seasoned, spiced … Continue reading

Restaurant – Bar Express (Monaco)

Restaurant – Bar Express (Monaco)


Monaco is not a really large, in fact you can visit the whole country and see its major tourist attractions in one whole day. It can get really expensive in Monaco so my suggestion if you are on a budget and want to visit this place either get a hotel in a main French City … Continue reading

No Bake Lemon Squares

No Bake Lemon Squares


Lemon square is a type of a dessert bar flavoured with lemon, dessert bars on the other hand is a type of a baked item having a texture between cake and a cookie. Usually this dessert items are prepared in a pan then baked in an oven, once cooked it is then sliced into squares … Continue reading

Slowly Braised Oxtail

Slowly Braised Oxtail


This soul food is one of the best stew dishes out there.  The tender meat and collagen rich gravy just makes me salivate just but imagining it. I know for some using oxtails is weird and yucky but trust me if you try this recipe it would change how you look at it, it will … Continue reading

Grilled Squid and Rocket Salad

Grilled Squid and Rocket Salad


Its spring now here in New Zealand buy its still cold anyways there’s no stopping me from having a salad in a cold day if I am craving for it that is why today we will be making one, the Grilled Squid and Rocket Salad. I saw this on TV a couple of months ago … Continue reading

Tuna Mayonnaise

Tuna Mayonnaise


Tuna mayonnaise is one of the most popular spreads out there, it is so popular it would be impossible that no one knows this dish. Everyone I guess have their own recipe to share but I guess it all boils down to one common denominator which is flaked tuna and mayonnaise. This spread can be … Continue reading

Bird Cage (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Bird Cage (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)


When the Victoria Park Tunnel is being built in Auckland CBD last 2010 there was one solid brick building on its way that is needed to be moved so they can bore a hole safely. The Birdcage is an Auckland landmark and had been a watering hole for 127 years, it was placed in jacks … Continue reading

Eight at the Langham (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Eight at the Langham (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)


Let’s start this article by stating that this is the best buffet restaurant I had tried so far, I would definitely come back here a lot of times. While I’ve been to different buffet restaurants this is different as there are eight different cuisines to choose from, most of them are prepared and cooked while … Continue reading

Cracked Crabs

Cracked Crabs


When we crave for crabs we usually go to Asian shops and buy some, but recently they are always out of stock even if we go early hours in the morning. I guess some Asians are faster them me and crave more than I do. Anyways I was glad that a colleague of mine introduced … Continue reading

Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa


Mango is a popular fruit in the Philippines and mangoes grown there tastes better than other mangoes grown in other countries, you might say I am biased due to my nationality but trust me I am not. Philippines produce the best and sweetest mangoes you will ever taste, I even describe it to my non … Continue reading