Two weeks ago, I was invited by Chef Chele Gonzales to join a special lunch in his new restaurant, Gallery by Chele. I’ve known Chele from way back when he first opened his first fine dining restaurant in Manila — the much-talked about and always sought-after “date place”, Gallery Vask. It had a very nice, cozy ambience and… Continue reading Serie Kulynaria : Bringing the World’s Culinary Talents Into Gallery by Chele’s Kitchen
Two weeks ago, I found myself going on a quick holiday trip to one of my favorite cities in Asia, Hong Kong. This was through the invitation of luxury hotel Kowloon Shangri-La. For this short holiday, I decided to bring my eldest boy who is technically no longer a boy — but is now a full-pledged… Continue reading Our First Mummy & Me Trip at Kowloon Shangri-La
A few days back I got a call from one of Atelier Vivanda’s owners, Khristine Gabriel to interview visiting Chef Akrame Benallal. I immediately said YES knowing that this is going to be a rare opportunity for me to be on a one-on-one interview with a 2-Michelin starred chef!
You all know by now how I love my sweets! And recently, you must have noticed that I have been posting a lot of macarons on my Instagram! Why? Because a lot of friends (well-meaning friends, if I may say so) have been sending them over to me as gifts from their travels, as pasalubong. Of course,… Continue reading My Top 6 Favorite Macarons
Let’s continue with our culinary journey! If you remember our last blog post (as seen here), I shared with you some of my most memorable meals in Cape Town, Tokyo, Shanghai and Singapore. This time around, we are going to Hong Kong, Bali, Napa Valley, New York, Oslo and Cappadocia. I am grateful to have been able to try all these gastronomic… Continue reading My Best Restaurant Experiences From Around the World (Part 2)
March is almost over! But before this month comes to an end, here are my favorite things, food and happenings for the merry but busy month of March!
Our next guest recipe is by one of my favorite food bloggers, Jin Perez of www.jinlovestoeat.com. Aside from being a blogger, she is also a food writer for one of our major dailies, Manila Bulletin. One thing you will notice about Jin is her innate passion for food. Yes, she is one girl who loves to eat and… Continue reading Recipe: Chinese Sausage Fried Rice by Jin Loves To Eat
It has been a while since I last wrote about a particular restaurant. I don’t claim to be a food writer or a restaurant critic so I find it quite challenging to put out restaurants’ reviews. In fact, the only time I did this kind of review was when I was asked by Philippine Tatler to be… Continue reading A 14-Course Meal with 3-Stars at Bo Innovation
I love yogurt, especially in the mornings. I take it with my cup of coffee and finish it right before I head out to the gym. This is my breakfast staple. I may still eat other things for breakfast (like eggs and toast or cereals and milk), but this is one thing constant on my… Continue reading TSM Homemade Recipe: Yogurt Ideas for Breakfast
I am not exactly a morning person, but it’s safe to say that I always look forward to my breakfasts! After all, it is my first meal of the day and for someone who loves to eat, that first meal is very, very important. My breakfast is as crucial to me as my lunch and… Continue reading My Best Breakfasts From Around The World