Tagged with Seafood

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

Calamari Marinara

Calamari Marinara


Marinara is one versatile sauce and a popular base to a lot of Italian dishes. Made from tomato, garlic, onions and herbs it can be used with any meats or vegetables you want to toss on it. Though you see the name mostly on Pasta it is not exclusive for it as it can also … 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

Stir Fried Prawns and Mixed Vegetables

Stir Fried Prawns and Mixed Vegetables


Usually when a free style vegetable stir fry is prepared the main meats used are either chicken or beef, seafood like fish or shrimps are rarely used. The reason behind it might be because seafood is hard to handle in stir fries. Fish flakes easily, squid tends to be rubbery when over cooked and prawns … Continue reading

Pizzeria Pepone (Paris, France)

Pizzeria Pepone (Paris, France)


After visiting the love lock bridge and leaving our share of memento we slowly strolled along the River Seine moving towards Notre Dame. Having walked the path several times we decided why not explore the inner streets and see what Paris can offer. Several hundred metres after the bridge we turned right to Rue Dauphine … 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

Lastri Goffredo (Pisa, Italy)

Lastri Goffredo (Pisa, Italy)


From Rome to Cannes we passed by Pisa a nice small town in Italy where it is famous for its leaning tower. If you are driving from Rome to Cannes this is a nice place to stop over for lunch, if you leave at 8AM in Rome you will be in Pisa at lunch time, … Continue reading

Tinolang Halaan

Tinolang Halaan


Back in the Philippines you can buy clams at a really cheap price, here in New Zealand it’s a different story, it is expensive and would cost you around NZ$ 8.00-12.00 (PHP 300.00-450.00) a kilo, remember that kilo might only equate to 150g of clam meat but even though its expensive if a craving hits … 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

Ciro & Ciro (Rome, Italy)

Ciro & Ciro (Rome, Italy)


I spent my birthday this year in this restaurant and I am glad I did. This establishment was suggested to us by the hotel receptionist on where we stayed when we had our holiday in Rome, it is located in a not so busy area in Rome away from all the tourists so it’s not … Continue reading