Testing the Oven: Garlic Rosemary Roasted Chicken


I’m gearing up for  a bakefest….and so I tested the oven the other day. As you all know we just moved in and the oven hasn’t been used yet. I’m considering this as a break-in. Roasted Chicken is my “break-in food of choice” because…. a. It’s fool-poof b. It’s a family favorite c. we had… 

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Food Find: Awesome Pies by Aileen

Pies Inc. by Aileen

I wanted PIE to be the first three letters on our car’s plate number. Yeah, it’s true. It’s one of my favorite 3-letter-words. Two weeks ago, I received some wonderful pies from one of Pies Inc. by Aileen. Pies Inc. specializes in individual (approx 4.25″ in diameter) and 9″ sweet and savory pies. The pies… 

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CornSiLog ( Corned Beef, Sinangag, Itlog) with Highlands Gold Corned Beef


Today’s CornSiLog breakfast is brought to you by Highlands GOLD Corned Beef…. LOL! No, seriously. Friends from Highlands Corned Beef sent over a few cans of their new Highlands Gold Corned Beef yesterday. And I couldn’t think of a better way to try it than by cooking it into one of our favorite breakfast :… 

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Davao Gulf Boodle Feast at Blackbeard’s Seafood Island

Before the month of August comes to an end let me tell you about how we celebrated my FIL’s birthday last August 1st. It was just a simple celebration but one that was filled with love …… — and rice! LOL! We had dinner at Blackbeard’s Seafood Island. We actually wanted to go somewhere farther… 

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Breakfast Spaghetti with Bacon and Eggs

It’s been 12 long days since I last updated this blog and to me it felt more like 12 months. A lot of things happened the past two weeks, both good things and bad things. Some got me excited, some got me upset: I got pregnant, we moved into our new home, we found out… 

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Dundee Croc Tapa and Croc Sisig

Believe me, there was a shock factor when I first thought about trying crocodile meat for the first time. But it quickly wore off as my adventurous palate got the best of me. peanutbutter♥ and I bought Croc Tapa and Croc Sisig to try at home. I’m sure you’re all wondering where I was able… 

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Mister Kabab

Mister Kabab – Shawarma Cravings Strikes Again!

My shawarma cravings struck again. And this time while we are on our way somewhere. It was around lunch time and we didn’t have one at home. It’s a good thing we were passing by West Ave. peanutbutter♥ asked me if I wanted to try Mister Kabab. Odd as it may sound, this is my… 

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Dinner at Abe’s Farm in Pampanga

Swimming time followed our  two-hour siesta. (Curious about what we had for lunch? click here: Lunch at Abe’s Farm) The kids couldn’t wait to get into their swimsuit and play in the water. But the moment they wore their swimsuits, they know they had to do the obligatory 1-hour picture-taking with my sister (who calls… 

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Tefal Cookware Promo!

I’m sure we all know Tefal Cookware. Tefal Cookware are those pots and pans that doesn’t stick — the cookware I use most when frying and when cooking pancakes and sunny side-up eggs. I am already a fan of tefal, as a matter of fact I own a few Tefal bakewares which I love to… 

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Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

I was gonna write about making it through the weekend (last weekend) but then again, my weekend got so busy. Well, it’s finally monday and when mondays comes, it’s all about staring anew. I’m still kinda dizzy with everything that happened over the past week, like chores and errands and all, but hey, I’m really… 

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BDO Visa Credit Card Holders Get 45% Discount at Lugang Cafe

Last December was the first time that I’ve dined at Lugang Cafe with my friends Rizza and DJ. It was unforgettable not only because I’m with two great friends but because we were eating delicious food. I remember the Steamed Pork Xiao Long Bao, Wasabi Mayo Prawns, their aromatic Pineapple Fried Rice…. and who can… 

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Bangus En Totcho (Milkfish in Fermented Tofu)

Bangus En Totcho, or simply Totchong Bangus, is something I never EVER thought I’d crave for nor something I’d miss.  I guess my tastebuds are kinda maturing and I am now craving old Filipino recipes from the back of my head. For those of you who are not familiar, Bangus En Totcho is as old… 

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OKF Aloe Vera King,Healthy and Refreshing! + a Giveaway

My first encounter with Aloe Vera being added to drinks was  in one of those milk tea bars that are so popular right now. The service crew asked me if I wanted to add aloe vera in my drink. I said yes eventhough I found it weird because I was curious about how it would… 

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Abe's Farm Lunch

Lunch at Abe’s Farm in Pampanga

Abe’s Farm is located in Magalang Pampanga. Sis and I wanted to go there for the longest time. So when a trip to La Union was planned and booked, we saw a chance to give Abe’s Farm a visit. It became our stopover and we stayed there for one night. We left Caloocan early in… 

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The Philippines Starbucks Card

The Philippines Starbucks Card, Tiramisu Frappuccino, and New Food Items for July 2014

The First Edition Philippine Starbucks Card In celebration of the Starbucks Card’s 1st year in the country, Starbucks is finally releasing the first edition Philippine Starbucks Card! The card is inspired by our national bird: the Philippine Eagle and the colors of the national flag plus a native “banig” background. For a few months now,… 

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Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast – Two Ways!

  We have an abundance of Avocados at home these days… Thanks to the Avocado Tree in my PIL’s front yard that bears more fruits than we could handle, we always get around six large avocados to take home whenever we go there to visit. Usually, it is made into dessert by roughly mashing it… 

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Beef Shawarma at Tri-Mo Shawarma

Got my Shawarma Fix at Tri-Mo Shawarma Co.

Whew! Sorry for being MIA for almost a week, you guys. My hormones have been haywire lately and then there was typhoon Glenda. I didn’t have internet access for a week and electricity was on and off for two days. I have every intention of updating you with everything delicious that’s been happening to me… 

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