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Manukau Heads Lighthouse

Manukau Heads Lighthouse is one of the few lighthouses in New Zealand that is accessible to the public.We left our home at 12ish of October 9, 2018 and we reached our destination at around 2pm. Yes, it's almost 2 hours drive from our home. My husband, Bert said it's like driving to Rotorua! Our first… Continue reading Manukau Heads Lighthouse

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Chicken Mami (Filipino Chicken Noodle Soup)

This is what we called Chicken Mami, a popular Filipino noodle dish made from fresh egg noodles and homemade chicken broth, topped with napa cabbage, carrots, fried garlic, hard boiled eggs and chopped spring onions. Chili is optional.INGREDIENTS:1 kg chicken breasts, boneless1 pack 8 oz thin egg noodles, cooked according to package instructions6 to 8… Continue reading Chicken Mami (Filipino Chicken Noodle Soup)

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MindFood: Sticky Pork Belly with Steamed Coconut Buns

INGREDIENTS:FOR STICKY PORK BELLY:1 kg pc. boneless pork belly with skin on1/4 cup light soy sauce2 Tbsp black vinegar1/4 cup chicken stock1/4 cup brown sugar1/4 cup honey2 Tbsp grated ginger4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced2 star anise1 cinnamon stick3 spring onions, cut into 10 cm lengths3 long strips of orange rindFOR COCONUT BUNS:400 ml can coconut… Continue reading MindFood: Sticky Pork Belly with Steamed Coconut Buns

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Ginataang Pork with Kalabasa and Green Beans

This recipe is timely for people who are in the US, as it's actually Autumn there, meaning there are lots of pumpkins! But let me just clarify that pumpkin is not kalabasa... kalabasa in english is Squash. Some of my followers in my Instagram account asked me, what is a kalabasa and what is the… Continue reading Ginataang Pork with Kalabasa and Green Beans