How To Cook Spicy Tofu with Curry Leaves

I like Korean dishes and lately have been learning to cook them. Recently I googled Spicy Tofu recipe and found a lot !!! Since we are still in quarantine, I decided to check and follow the simplest recipe (when I say simplest it means the ingredients are readily available and easy to find). The simplestContinue reading “How To Cook Spicy Tofu with Curry Leaves”

7 Ways To Make Yogurt Taste Better

Yogurt is a staple and has been existing for over 5000 BC and may have originated from Mesopotamia. There are a lot of resources explaining its history and origin but guys, I’m not talking about it today 🙂 Yogurt by the way has many health benefits and these include but not limited to: Provides mostContinue reading “7 Ways To Make Yogurt Taste Better”

BIKO: A Long Shelf Life Recipe

BIKO is a sweet rice cake that is very popular in this country. It is made of  glutinous rice, brown sugar and coconut milk. This rice cake is often topped with either latik (coconut curds) or the syrupy caramel-like variant toppings. I am not really a huge fan of Biko and I don’t eat thisContinue reading “BIKO: A Long Shelf Life Recipe”

MUSHROOM BURGER IN TAGAYTAY

One Sunday I went to Tagaytay to attend a kiddie birthday party. I left our place as  early as 9:30 A.M. although the party was scheduled at 1:00 P.M.  It’s not because I was excited to attend a party but for the reason that I don’t want to be stuck in traffic, although Tagaytay isContinue reading “MUSHROOM BURGER IN TAGAYTAY”

Vegan in Tokyo

Being a vegan is quite a challenge in the Philippines, it is a bit difficult to find vegan cuisine when dining out. Despite my beloved country being an agricultural land, vegans like me felt that plant based food offered in restaurants are limited. So how do I survive? For one, I prepare my meals atContinue reading “Vegan in Tokyo”

LOMI: A Filipino Cuisine Part 1

I love to try every regional Filipino dish – when I say regional dish, this means cuisines of 144 distinct ethno-linguistic groups found throughout the Philippine archipelago. To satisfy my penchant for food, during my travel, leisure or work related I make it a point to sample at least one local dish. I hope toContinue reading “LOMI: A Filipino Cuisine Part 1”

Best Things To Do in Keelung City

“You’re going to Taipei?” Most of my friend enquired after finding out that I am flying to Taiwan. I said “nope, will stay and roam around Keelung City”. Don’t get me wrong, Taipei is one of my fave Asian City. To which my friend replied “Where is Keelung? And what are you going to do?”Continue reading “Best Things To Do in Keelung City”

Where to Eat in Binondo (Chinatown)

I have spent my 35 years (oopsss have I just revealed my age?) in Manila yet I cannot say that I’ve explored every nook and cranny of this huge city. I can however say that more or less I can show you around this historical city for cultural immersion and the like. May it beContinue reading “Where to Eat in Binondo (Chinatown)”

Hole-in-a-Wall Japanese Resto in Dela Rosa Street, Makati

Jollijeep or Jolly-jeep? If you hear this word and you know what it means then it’s a tell-tale sign that you work in Makati City, Philippines. It is actually a licensed food cart that are scattered around the city which is the meals source of the working class because of the location convenience and itContinue reading “Hole-in-a-Wall Japanese Resto in Dela Rosa Street, Makati”

Red Beet and Pasta Salad

One day i decided to eat lunch at Starbucks located at the ground floor of our building. I had hand crafted coffee and Arugula Pasta Salad. The salad was good and fresh however the serving is small, of course it cost Php116 pesos only thus the serving size. I was inspired to create my ownContinue reading “Red Beet and Pasta Salad”

Homemade Moringa Tea

Malunggay is a common vegetable in the Philippines. It is also known as horse-radish tree or Ben oil tree in English, its scientific name is Moringa oleifera. Moringa has so many nutritional benefits, it is rich in vitamins and Minerals. According to Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) of the Philippines it was revealed thatContinue reading “Homemade Moringa Tea”

Bulacan Chicharon, Pasalubong And More

Traffic condition in Bulacan especially in key cities will surely raise your blood pressure to the roof! But hey there are other things that will elevate your BP yet these are the good, sinful goodies that you can take home as pasalubong. YES! I took them home and I was happy with them so IContinue reading “Bulacan Chicharon, Pasalubong And More”

The EXIT: a speakeasy bar in Makati

If Working 40-hours a week is physically and mentally draining, especially if the organisation is expecting a lot. To be productive, one has to be physically fit and maintain a healthy mental disposition by taking time-out and relax. There are so many ways to relax after a hectic weekday like attending a yoga class, spendingContinue reading “The EXIT: a speakeasy bar in Makati”

10 Things to do and places to see in Aurora other than Baler

Baler is the top of mind for most people when they hear the word Aurora (province). Definitely the most well-known destination in the Aurora but did you know that Baler is not the only tourist spot that this province offers? There’s so much more that it has to show and I found about it afterContinue reading “10 Things to do and places to see in Aurora other than Baler”

3 in 1 Coffee Craze

Kantar Worldpanel revealed in their 2015 study that Coffee remains the “go-to” drink of Filipinos and I must admit I am one of them! Aside from confirming that coffee is the staple drink, it should showed that we Filipinos shifted from being a moderate to heavy drinkers…if the definition of heavy coffee drinker is moreContinue reading “3 in 1 Coffee Craze”

A Special Talabahan in Iloilo

I always look forward to my business trips, for me it is a breather. I was quite excited to fly again to Iloilo however my excitement was reduced to a minor disappointment after finding out that I’ll be traveling with the VP and what he wanted was to fly in and out only! Ha! ha!Continue reading “A Special Talabahan in Iloilo”

Shabu-Shabu the Korean Way

This is the first time in ___years that I don’t feel and like shopping! Coming from a certified shopaholic like me, this statement is so unlikely! Well, today is my birthday and also my break from my playground, working in a shopping mall. It is also the day our annual marketing department’s Christmas party. IContinue reading “Shabu-Shabu the Korean Way”

TAIPEI NIGHT MARKET

One of my favourite cities in Asia is Taipei in Taiwan because I feel safe and at home. It’s just like walking in streets of Makati or Ortigas CBD. A must do activity in Taipei is to visit the Night Markets. Shilin Night Market is the biggest and most famous in the city. There are soContinue reading “TAIPEI NIGHT MARKET”

What is Pani Puri?

I was walking in the narrow yet very busy alley in Kathmandu together with my Nepalese friend when I chance upon this guy standing beside a food cart swallowing a rounded brown crispy looking stuff which he filled with greenish liquid. He then asked the vendor for another and then several more until he wasContinue reading “What is Pani Puri?”