Flour Jar by Beatriz

Flour Jar by Beatriz Cookies-003

Regular readers of this blog know I LOVE cookies. I love them more than cupcakes, cronuts, donuts, ice cream and macarons. Although apple pie and cheesecake compete for a space in my heart and tummy. ... [Read More]

YuMna! Cookies

Yumna Salted Caramel Cookies with Nutella Caramel filling

Regular readers of this blog know that I'm a cookie monster. Cookies are my most favorite sweet treats. I always bemoan the fact that there are so few establishments in Manila that give cookies a larger space on their shelves.   ... [Read More]

Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina & CookieBar Manila

Silantro - beef nachos P180

There are so many small restaurants in the Kapitolyo area that I still have to try but I had a hankering for nachos so I went to Silantro.   ... [Read More]

Food Trip at Harbour City HK

Danish Bar -004

I hate going to Harbour City in Hong Kong. Each time I go there I gain about 5 lbs!!! But really it's one of the best malls in Hong Kong. It seems all the retail brands have a shop there.  ... [Read More]

Matcha, Matcha, Matcha!!!

Meiji Rich Matcha Biscuits-001

You know I'm obsessed with matcha right? Well, last December I went crazy in Hong Kong and bought everything green that I saw. There were a few finds and some duds.  ... [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]

L.E.S Bagels, New York Deli + Bakery

L.E.S. bagels, Manila

Whenever see I pictures of food I would like to try on Instagram, Facebook or on other blogs I write down the name of the restaurant on my iPhone's notes app filed under 'restaurants to try." Sometimes I get to try the place within a month sometimes longer. When I saw 1 picture of L.E.S. Bagels on ... [Read More]

A Week in Instagram

Jollibee palabok cover

With so many forms of social media around it's confusing for someone in my generation. I recently got more proficient with Instagram which I found interesting and entertaining. With one post on Instagram I can also share my pictures on Twitter and Facebook. I also discovered several fascinating ... [Read More]

Eric Kayser Bakery Grab & Go Hong Kong

Eric Kayser Hong Kong macarons feature

Since I'll be going to Hong Kong again soon I decided to post my discoveries from my trip last Holy Week.  I didn't know Eric Kayser, a popular bakery from France, opened a store in Hong Kong until a thoughtful reader pointed it out to me. ... [Read More]

An afternoon with my cousin Jim in Singapore

Italian cookies from Brunetti in Singapore

 I went to Singapore last June to attend the World Street Food Congress 2013. I arrived early Sunday morning and I had a few hours free time in the afternoon. Those precious few hours were supposed to be 'rest time' but for me it meant speed shopping since that was the only free time I had ... [Read More]