Some of Australia’s Must-Eats

Prawns on the barbie

You may not know what Australian cuisine is like you know Italian or Chinese, but they have some divine dishes for you to try during your visit. While this list is of course not exhaustive of all the scrumptious bites you can taste, this should surely give your taste buds …

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Top 7 Filipino Comfort Food for Rainy Days

Sweet sticky goodness in a bowl (Photo by Erwin Soo)

Summer in the Philippines was achingly short this year, with the monsoons roaring in as early as the latter half of May (which they sometimes do as late as the latter half of June). When it’s raining for days on end, there’s really not much to do except stay indoors …

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Southeast Asia’s Cuisine on the Cheap

Street food in Bangkok (Photo by Fotos_Gratis)

Southeast Asia is famous the world over for making your dollar go the extra mile like nowhere else in the world, and the same holds true for finding good eats that don’t cost an arm and a leg. Thailand is cheapie central when it comes to street food: For a …

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How to Make Filipino Adobo


As mentioned in our article of 10 Filipino Dishes to Experience, Adobo is one of the most popular dishes in the Philippines and a favorite for many. It may have Spanish roots, but the Filipino version is prepared and marinated quite differently. Different but easy, you probably already have all …

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How to Make Kuih Ketayap


Did your mouth water after reading about Malaysia’s desserts? If so, I suggest you head to the kitchen and whip up those flavourful green crepe-like treats, better known as Kuih Ketayap. What makes this dessert so special, besides the flavour and color, is its uniqueness making it the perfect choice …

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Malaysia’s Sweet Treats: Desserts Galore!

Kuih Talam Keladi and Kuih Talam

Eating what the locals do when you travel is one of the best ways you can get to know a place. With my sweet tooth, I try to end each meal with dessert. No matter what I’ve eaten — be it from a hawker’s booth, a mall’s food court or …

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The Pinoy P(a)late – Top 10 Filipino Dishes to Try


Filipino cuisine is influenced by more than 300 years of Spanish colonization, and the country’s long-established trade relations with China before the arrival of Spaniards. In Southern Philippines, the choice of food is dictated by faith and nuanced by spices from neighboring countries. Filipino dishes are also characterized by sometimes …

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How to Make Nasi Lemak

Malayasian Nasi Lemak

…And now we are on to Malaysian food after a great write up from Irene on the 10 Malaysian Dishes to Experience. As mentioned, Nasi Lemak is known as Malaysia’s National Dish. While it may not be so healthy, with nicknames like ‘fatty rice’, this flavorful rice will have you …

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How to Make Thai Fried Rice


Why haven’t we posted “How to Make Thai Fried Rice” yet? I don’t know, but I think it is time! Also known as Khao Pad, this dish is one of the most common dishes in Thailand (& many other Asian countries) and comes in a variety of options. From pineapple …

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