Tagged with Fish

Thai Seafood Soup (Tom Yum Talay)

Thai Seafood Soup (Tom Yum Talay)


Thai soups are amazing, the perfect combination of sour, salty, sweet and spicy notes leaves you taste buds coming for more. This soup for example is a good representation of that definition, the sour and fresh notes from lemongrass and lime, the salty fish sauce and hot chillies are a perfect match to fresh seafood … Continue reading

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Fishballs with Special Manong’s Sauce

Fishballs with Special Manong’s Sauce


Fishballs might be one of the most common street food across Asian countries but in the Philippines its quite different as it is a low cost rendition of the Asian fish balls hence it does not retain a ball shape once it is served and deflates easily after cooking. It is also served with a … Continue reading

Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos


Tacos, mmmmm what’s not to like in this Mexican treat. A popular dish which uses meat as its main ingredient, but going back to its roots the original one dates even before the arrival of Europeans in Mexico, it was the indigenous people living in the lake region of the Valley of Mexico who created … 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

Delices Yang (Cannes, France)

Delices Yang (Cannes, France)


When in Cannes dining can be really expensive after all this is one of the playgrounds of the rich and famous but that does not mean you can’t find something inexpensive and satisfying at the same time, no I am not talking about fast food like McDonalds as there are some better options which is … Continue reading

La Maison Blanche (Paris, France)

La Maison Blanche (Paris, France)


This is the place we had our first dinner when we were in Paris for our holiday, located near Notre Dame de Paris this is a tourist spot with lots of neighbouring restaurant. Having said that you will immediately think that prices here will be a rip off, well it was the other way around … Continue reading

Dinengdeng

Dinengdeng


Dinengdeng or inabraw is Filipino dish indigenous to the Ilocos region. For me this dish is like a free style vegetable soup dish where you are free to place any exotic vegetables you wish to use some of the most popular ones are bamboo shoots, okra, string beans jute leaves, moringa, bitter melon leaves, alakon … Continue reading

Inihaw na Panga

Inihaw na Panga


Inihaw na panga or Grilled jaws is a popular dish in the Philippines where soy sauce marinated fish jaws are grilled in charcoal commonly served as a beer match or what we call pulutan. Now you might be wondering why fish jaws? Well this part when coming from a large fish like tuna or hapuka … 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

Salmon and Shrimp Diablo

Salmon and Shrimp Diablo


Diablo is a cooking term which means “to make it really hot”, similar to devilled where a dish is infused with hot ingredients such as chillies, pepper and mustard. This is most probably of Mexican origin but not 100% sure, I just assumed as I saw this dish on Mexican restaurants, also the ingredients on … Continue reading

Lor Mee

Lor Mee


Lor Mee is a noodle dish found in Malaysia and Singapore where thick yellow noodles are served in a very starchy gravy alongside other ingredients such as ngo hiang, fish cake or balls, fried meat dumplings, half a boiled egg and slices of pork belly to name some. This is usually found on hawker stalls … Continue reading

Tinapa

Tinapa


Tinapa is a Filipino culinary term to define smoked fish, it is a popular delicacy which is usually made out of milkfish or galunggong (mackerel scad), usually sold in wet markets or specialty shops together with other dried fish products like daing and tuyo.  This delicacy like any other fishes that I mentioned above is a popular … 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