Paper Moon Cake Boutique and Cafe

Paper Moon Cafe- Mango Mille Crepe-001

Most likely you've tried a crepe cake, as we call it, in Manila. I'm sure it's been served at a party of two. I know I've eaten my share since my friend makes it a point to have a crepe cake in her parties. Let me tell you now that Paper Moon's mille crepes tastes nothing like our local versions. ... [Read More]

Osaka: Manneken, Cakes, & Cheeza

Daniel Canelé

This is my final post for my trip to Osaka. Manneken Belgian waffles are very popular with locals and tourists in Osaka and Tokyo. There's always a queue whenever I pass by the branch at the Osaka JR station.  ... [Read More]

An open letter to all the CARBS I’ve loved in 2014

Brown Butter Desserts- Chocolate Five Textures Cake-001

To all the CARBS I've loved in 2014, I'm writing to you because as much as I loved you (you obviously loved me more since you stayed in my perfectly rounded huge belly and refused to leave) we must part ways in 2015. Let me give you a final tribute and let me relive the happy days filled with ... [Read More]

Todd English Food Hall Manila

Todd English Food Hall Manila - Chorizo & Shrimp Flatbread Pizza

About 3 months ago celebrity chef Todd English came to Manila to open the 2nd branch of Todd English Food Hall. The first branch is in The Plaza Hotel in New York City. Imagine the hoopla this caused with Manila's diners who wanted a taste of the TV chef's restaurant. The lines were crazy long ... [Read More]

Lucca Bakery at SM Mega Fashion Hall

Lucca Bakery (SM Mega Fashion Hall)- Blueberry Crumb Muffin P50, Banana Crumb Muffin P47-001

My friend Rochelle and I went on a Saturday eating spree at the new SM Mega Fashion Hall which started at Osaka Ohsho then Boqueria and ended at Lucca Bakery for coffee and dessert.  Since that day I've been back to Lucca two more times and it's quickly becoming my favorite place in the ... [Read More]

Mentore Coffee + Bar by UCC

Mentoré Coffee + Bar by UCC- apple crumb pie P185-002

I was so full from lunch at Ramen Nagi but I will always have a pocket of space left in my tummy for coffee and dessert. Well, it was supposed to be coffee only until I saw something that left me breathless. ... [Read More]

The Beehive Pastries

The Beehive Pastries-001

I love helping out home bakers by featuring their products on my blog. I admire these young people for their business acumen and baking skills. The latest to send me samples is The Beehive Pastries. ... [Read More]

Macao: Cotai Central Food Court & Afternoon Tea at Palms Lounge

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Sand's Cotai Central is a mall with a food court and several restaurants. This mall is in the middle of Sheraton and Conrad hotels as well as Holiday Inn. All these hotels are connected to Cotai Central. ... [Read More]

After Lunch at Chelsea Serendra

Chelsea Serendra- Chocolate Dipped Crispy Bacon, Caramelized Bananas & Balsamic Caramel Sauce P395-001

After our lunch at Donosti most of my friends were still hungry for both food and dessert. ... [Read More]

Wildflour Cafe + Bakery and Craft Coffee Revolution at The Podium Mall

Wildflour Cafe Podium

I went to The Podium mall just to buy bread at Wildflour and to have coffee at Craft. Imagine my surprise at all the new goodies I saw at Wildflour. ... [Read More]