Learning is a never ending process. Throughout our entire lives, we never cease to discover and study old and new things around us. Much of what we know now, we have acquired through formal education. The same goes for our children. But as parents, we always want our kids to have more than what we […]
Brasserie Ciçou is Chef Cyrille‘s very own restaurant. He is the brains behind the absofriggin’ delicious Kouing Aman as well as the restaurant’s other goodlookin’ and smashing dishes! Last week, I went crazy when my husband and I tasted their Crab and Oysters menu which they are currently offering for the month of October.
After having a taste of the famous Pon De Ring being sold in a shop in QC, it kind of made me think to myself, “What’s the fuss over Pon De Rings all about?” A Pon De Ring should be chewy but theirs wasn’t even close. It was rubbery at best! Very blah, personally. So, […]
(To read part 4, click here.) 3rd Travel Mission: To collect Tuba or coconut sap and to defeat Alvin – the “Mangangarit King”. Our 3rd and last travel mission was to defeat the Mangangarit King – Kuya Alvin, in collecting Tuba or coconut sap by climbing from one coconut tree to another and to pour […]
(To read part 3, click here.) 2nd Travel Mission: To Kungo hunt in the bakawan or mangroves! A Kungo is a crab that is a bit bigger than a talangka but smaller than an alimasag and can only be caught in its natural habitat – the mangroves. We were brought to the bakawan to catch […]
(To read part 2, click here.) If you’ve been following my Weekend Getaway posts, (parts 1 and 2), you already know by now that me and my husband Chuckie were their “Weekend Warriors” for Dec. 15, 2012 episode. “Weekend Warriors” are supposed to complete 3 Travel Missions to be able to win the additional shopping […]
(To read part 1, click here.) A roadtrip is one of the many fun ways to discover the beauty that lies beyond the usual sights and people we’ve grown accustomed to. That is exactly what we did as we ventured off to San Juan, Batangas. As we traveled along it’s narrow but well paved roads, […]
I love adore vegetables but I can’t eat it alone because I love steaks, burgers and grilled chops. And every time I see vegetarian restaurants, I would always steer away from it for the simple reason that I liken veggie meat taste to that of antibiotics. Maybe this stigma was brought about by a past […]