Sonja Ocampo Recommends: Must-Have Items in the Kitchen and Where To Go for Delicious Pintxos

When Cupcakes by Sonja first opened, it introduced Manila to a new world of possibilities when it came to enjoying cupcakes. Its owner and pastry chef, Sonja Ocampo, has grown the brand to become a favorite dessert destination, not just for cupcakes and cakes, but for its evolving menu of sweet treats and experiments, like its Crupcakes and Cupparoons.

TSM Fave Things: December 2015

It’s the last day of the year 2015! The Christmas presents have all been unwrapped and now it’s time to prepare for New Year’s Eve to welcome a new and bright 2016! My December was packed with back-to-back dinner parties at home, all of which added to the already very busy holiday schedule around me. (Not to… Continue reading TSM Fave Things: December 2015

What to Order for Your Holiday Potluck

Tis’ the season for Christmas parties and holiday potlucks! Recently, I’ve discovered a few new delectable dishes (savories and desserts) you can bring to your own celebrations, to share and impress your family and friends! 🙂 I’ve set all these on my table (not all at the same time, of course!) and they’ve all been enjoyed very much.… Continue reading What to Order for Your Holiday Potluck

TSM’s Fave Things: November 2015

The last month had been all about (mostly about) the big event, A Toast to the Holidays!… and since it was a celebration of a lot of my favorite things, this entry is a special directory of all those who shared and showcased at the event, a perfect resource for your holiday planning. Here’s a little peek of… Continue reading TSM’s Fave Things: November 2015

Feast Your Eyes on These Desserts: A Sweet Toast to the Holidays!

Three days to go before we celebrate A Toast to the Holidays! As I had mentioned in the invitation, there will be a showcase of desserts that I have selected especially for this holiday event. Here’s a preview: homemade cakes, monster cookies, delicious pies, freshly made mille crepes and artisan ice cream to indulge in! I can’t… Continue reading Feast Your Eyes on These Desserts: A Sweet Toast to the Holidays!

TSM’s Fave Things: October 2015

Manila was abuzz this October! It was a never-ending parade of bazaars, fundraisers, concept dinners, and store openings! My list of fave things for October highlights some of my favorite events of the past weeks and a lovely treat that came my way just when I needed it the most.

TSM’s Fave Things: August 2015

It’s that time again… time to list down my favorite things of the month! August found me back in Manila and back in the thick of many exciting new developments in the city. I’m talking about new restaurants and new food offerings (I’ve had a very happy tummy as of late), as well as the… Continue reading TSM’s Fave Things: August 2015

Introducing Grace Home: My Newest Venture

So this happened last night. Ten friends came over for dinner. It was quite an intimate affair, and I was giddy and nervous as the hour approached. I had something special planned, you see.

The Legend of The French Laundry

We are now at one of Napa Valley’s culinary gems. This also happens to be one of the highlights in our California trip, as it is one of my most memorable culinary adventures thus far! The French Laundry is a French restaurant located in the small town of Yountville in Napa Valley, California. This restaurant with chef and owner… Continue reading The Legend of The French Laundry

A Chocolate Wonderland at Makati Shangri-La Manila

When I celebrated my blog’s 2nd anniversary recently, I ran a contest with Makati Shangri-La Manila we aptly called: The Spoiled Selfie. We asked followers and readers of The Spoiled Mummy to send their best photos while being spoiled in any of Makati Shangri-La’s outlets. So you can imagine how much fun I had sorting through all the spoiled selfies… Continue reading A Chocolate Wonderland at Makati Shangri-La Manila

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