Food Reviews

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A Taste of Fil-Mex Cuisine at MaDeCa

Fusion restaurants are great options for foodies who would like to explore flavorful twists from different cuisines. One fusion that caught my fancy recently is the Filipino-Mexican dishes offered by MaDeCa . Kare-Kare and Crispy Pata are my Pinoy comfort food while enchilada, quesadillas, and … [read more]

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Steaks, Pasta and More at Café Lidia

Affordable and great tasting meals are the best for practical foodies like me. Places that offer good food without burning a hole in your pocket definitely earns a spot in our list of favorite dining places. Our recent addition to this list is Cafe Lidia. This quaint restaurant in Marikina City has … [read more]

Dayap Chiffon Cake Chocolate Kiss

One More Dayap Chiffon Cake Please!

There are plenty of new cake shops around for foodies to explore and talk about but sometimes it is the classic favorites that wins over our cravings. For a couple of years now, the Dayap Chiffon Cake from the Chocolate Kiss Café  has been sweetening up our snack time on special days. The cake … [read more]

Amici Restaurant

Valentine’s at Amici Restaurant

There are plenty of good restaurants in the metro that are great for family gatherings. One of the restaurants that my sisters and I would frequent for an impromptu get together is the Amici Restaurant . This Italian restaurant has been around for more than a decade already and a favorite of our … [read more]

Mountain Maid Snowballs

Munch on Snowballs from Baguio

Metro Manila has experienced low temperature levels in the past few weeks that one would not feel the need to go to Baguio for a cool and relaxing weekend. But there are some treats from Baguio that we got to enjoy in the cold Metro weather. Mountain Maid Ube and Strawberry Jam from Good Shepherd … [read more]

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Recipes

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Del Monte Kitchenomics Launches New Season

More Recipes, Less Hassles with  Del Monte Kitchenomics' New Season Who says you have to be a couch potato when you watch the television?  One of our favorites, Del Monte Kitchenomics continues to get viewers off their couches and head off to their kitchens to whip up delicious yet family-approved … [read more]

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Aloha! Binagoongang Baboy

Watching cooking shows like Top Chef, Iron Chef, and Master Chef can teach you that anything is possible in the kitchen. Weird ingredients or unlikely combination of flavors can sometimes turn into a delectable dish. Sometimes, even a kitchen boo boo can result to a new and improved version of an … [read more]

Fried Lumpiang Ubod Recipe

A couple of weeks ago, we featured some healthy and crunchy veggie snacks that kids and adults can enjoy together. One of the snack options mentioned there was the Fried Lumpiang Ubod or the Heart of Palm Spring Roll. This Filipino food fare is usually enjoyed in the traditional soft crepe wrapper … [read more]

Take-Two-Series # 4: Chopsuey to Canton

Vegetables dishes are best eaten when they are fresh or lightly cooked and they still have some of their natural crisp. One has to be careful in reheating left over veggies because they can easily be overcooked.  Leaving them in the heat longer than necessary or frequent reheating will result to a … [read more]

Menudo Rice Toppings to Go

  Today’s fast paced lifestyle has brought a lot of changes in the Filipino family, especially in their eating habits. The dining table is hardly used for the family meals because every member of the family has his own schedule. But these should not deter moms from preparing yummy yet … [read more]

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