Always wanted to try and make my own Okonomiyaki in Japan. I got a chance to do so in one of my trip to where the origin of Okonomiyaki came from, Osaka. A restaurant that was introduced by my Japanese friend who got to know that I would like to visit a restaurant where I could make my own okonomiyaki.
After our walk at the Cathedral of Barcelona, we went to the busy shopping street near Hard Rock Cafe. There is one of their large departmental store, El Corte Inglés. You can have your last minute shopping here like we did before flying home. This day dinner we made our reservation at Hard Rock Cafe, despite having made reservations for our dinner we still have to wait for around 30 minutes before we were ushered in.
The MUST eat pastel de nata/egg tart in Portugal.
Why? The reason to eat here is simple as this is the pastry restaurant, which holds the original receipt from Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, the originator for pastel de nata. If you are to compare the pastel de nata to the others selling along the streets in Lisbon, you will know that there is a real difference between the original and the “fake”. ** something is missing, and this is why it makes this egg tart so invincible .**
There are 2 highly recommended restaurants for suckling pig in Segovia. In the end, we chose José María Restaurant for our lunch. We were ushered to our seats very quickly as our lunch reservation was done prior our arrival.
What makes the suckling pig special? It is the preparation for suckling pig. The moment you put the suckling pig and into your mouth, the meat actually ‘melt’. An interesting point to note, in this restaurant, the plate was used to cut the suckling pig which shows that the meat of the suckling pig is tender and crispy. (more…)