Reviews

Nabe Delivers!

One of the things I have missed since the pandemic started is eating hotpot. We haven't been able to go to our favorite restaurants because of the quarantine. The great news is Nabe is...

Netflix: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

Netflix recently released a new series called He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. After the disappointment that Masters of the Universe: Revelation brought me, I was hesitant to watch it. Here is my...

Unmeat, Anyone?

We had unMeat empanada for dinner. Together with personal servings of a shepherd's pie my sister made (THANKS, SIS!)  also using unMeat. They were delicious and healthy options of the regular recipe and I...

“O” is for O-some at Salon-O

Before the quarantine of 2020, my last haircut was September 2019 (I think).  After more than a year with me just pulling my hair back in a bun when I didn’t want to be...

Purefoods Ready to Eat Viands Part 1: Pork Humba Pao

Purefoods Ready to Eat Viands has 9 different variants and I decided to start with something easy ... Pork Humba.  For those who are unfamiliar with Pork Humba, it is a sweet and savory...

Lola Remedios, A Review

When your work entails talking every day, it is easy to develop a sore throat. Your throat gets dry and uncomfortable. It can become tough to speak. I recently mentioned this to my sister and...

Make healthy food choices

Growing up I was tall and slim and had a very fast metabolism.  I could eat anything I wanted, so I did.  Fast food, junk food, home-cooked meals, restaurant food, pastries, bread, pasta, rice,...

4 must-try Noche Buena classic dishes with a twist

Food has always been a big part of every celebration. As Filipinos are known for having the grandest Christmas celebration in the world, there will surely be tables filled with unique and festive dishes...

Salamat sa alaga, Lola Remedios

Have you heard of Lola Remedios?  No, she isn’t the kindly grandmother who lives down the street who dotes over her apos and all the kids who come visit her in the neighborhood.  But...
tea and sunshine

Tea and Sunshine Brewed Iced Tea, A Review

A classmate of mine from high school, Isay Palma Singson, makes brewed iced tea which she used to sell to hotels and restaurants before ECQ.  This bottled iced tea is made with three key...