SUNSHINE ON A PLATE: CHICKEN AND EGGPLANT PENNE

SUNSHINE ON A PLATE: CHICKEN AND EGGPLANT PENNE

SUNSHINE ON A PLATE: CHICKEN AND EGGPLANT PENNE

Eggplants are in season over the summer and autumn months. Since I miss summer, I thought of putting some sunshine on my plate this afternoon. And that’s when my Chicken and Eggplant Penne was conceived. The way I think of dishes to cook is easy. I look in my fridge...

YUMI, THE ANSWER TO BEAUTIFUL JAPANESE FOOD

Yumi is a girl’s name of Japanese origin. It means ‘beautiful’. And ‘beautiful’ was exactly what I saw, tasted, and experienced  a few of days ago when I visited Yumi Japanese Restaurant in Greenhills Promenade in San Juan. I love Japanese food because of its freshness, simplicity, and flavours. Since I live...

YOU CAN HAVE YOUR QUINOA CAKES AND EAT ‘EM TOO!

Because of its increasing popularity, this Superfood has gotten everyone curious. Hopefully, I was able to give you all an idea of what quinoa is from my previous post. I think the next thing we need to do is create a dish using quinoa. And I have just the perfect dish—...

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QUINOA Q&A

I know I have been posting my Quinoa dishes on Instagram and I’m getting a lot of questions about this superfood. I hope this post will answer some of your questions about this fluffy golden goodness we call quinoa. How do you pronounce ‘quinoa’? KEEN-wa What is quinoa? It is...

CATCH SOME WILDFLOUR

I have been to Wildflour Cafe + Bakery  a few times. Since I’m closest to Bonifacio Global City, that’s the store I visit most of the time. The floor to ceiling windows, the interior, and the wonderful bread selection were the things that enticed me to try it for the...

NOW PLAYING: YARDSTICK COFFEE SESSIONS

I am not sure how I learned about Yardstick. I think someone tagged me on Instagram. Let me give you a background. It was only last year that I learned how to drink black coffee. I have this friend who’s a big lover of coffee and when we went out...

WHY I WAKE UP EARLY

There are 2 things that I’ve discovered about myself but have been in denial of until recently. I am a morning person. Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day. There was a point in my life when I thought I was a night owl. Maybe it was due to...

CHASING SUMMER WITH PININYAHANG MANOK

Summer is over in this tropical country but that doesn’t mean we can’t have the feel of summer in the kitchen. Besides, it’s summer in other parts of the globe. Going with the tropical vibe, I thought of making something out of my comfort zone. I am not a big...

DUMMY’S GUIDE TO MAKING CHICKEN QUESADILLA

I think I haven’t seen a Mexican restaurant’s menu that doesn’t offer quesadilla. It’s a simple and tasty dish that doesn’t require much prowess in the kitchen if you intend to make it yourself. Well, except if you plan to make your own tortilla. You guessed right. I was craving...