Food

Sampling cuisines from all over the world

Discovering and experiencing new and good food every time we go out has been my regular bonding activity with my then boyfriend, now husband—who also fittingly works as a chef. Yay! Our movie dates and random activities for the day are usually followed by a (self-imposed) quest to locate a new and unique restaurant. If …

Skinny Patties

Cardava Bananas, locally known in the Philippines as “Saba,” is available all year round. Most Filipinos enjoy it in a skewer, lusciously covered with melted brown sugar, or wrapped in phyllo dough and then (again) covered with brown sugar. While most recipes out there tell you what to do with the actual Banana, how about …

What’s in a Name?

When it comes to restaurants, names are important. Branding is key to being unforgettable. But for a restaurant in Cebu, they didn’t even bother to figure out a name for their place, they simply relied on their food and their address. And when the food is that good and the prices just right, all you …

Dumaguete City: Negros’ Food Haven

When you ask travelers about what to do in Dumaguete City, you will most likely hear just one activity: EAT! And they are right for a deliciously good reason. From Vegan to European to down-right Pinoy cuisine, you have hundreds of dining choices when in Dumaguete. Here are three foodie stops you should definitely check …

Essential Foods for New Moms

  Actress Kim Kardashian recently revealed that she has been having a tough time losing pregnancy pounds—undoubtedly, it is her main priority at the moment, just like other new moms out there. According to WebMD.com, while the main concern of moms who have just given birth, is to bring back their bikini-ready body right away, …

The Vegetarian Kitchen: who says vegetarian food is unexciting?

WITH many getting serious about their health, vegetables have become the veritable fountain of wellness. It helped (greatly) that its preparation has become inspired—ingenious even—hence, the sprouting of many interesting vegetarian restaurants. One such haunt is The Vegetarian Kitchen. Set in a nondescript location in Mother Ignacia, it was a welcome sight for sore and …

Root of Happiness

IT SEEMS innocuous enough. It looks a bit like a turnip. Its powdered root looks like yellowish, chunky, powdered milk. And yet it’s the “superfood” of today. Grown in the Andes of Peru, Maca is the new favorite mood booster, aphrodisiac, and all-around supplement. Most of it has yet to be proven, extensively, by the …

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