What’s on my iPod Touch/iPhone?

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I currently use an iPod Touch 2G with OS 3 but I recently took the plunge and reserved an iPhone 3GS from Globe Telecom, the Philippine’s exclusive carrier. Since I’m already familiar with the apps, tips and tricks for the iPod Touch I won’t have a hard time transitioning to the iPhone. So I dedicate […]

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Dinner at Yedang Korean BBQ Restaurant

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I recently had a mini reunion with some HS classmates. We decided to have dinner at Yedang Korean BBQ restaurant which my friend Len Len highly recommended. Another friend Tisay also said it was good. This is what Yedang looks like from the fly-over. It’s where Minggoy’s and Brother’s Burger used to be. It’s near […]

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Honda Accord Commercial

This ad is 3 years old but I just saw it today when a friend emailed it to me. I found it fascinating so I’m sharing it here. If you thought that the people who set up a room full of dominoes to have them knocked over later was amazing, you haven’t seen anything yet…There […]

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Pantry Favorites – Bottled Tuyo

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I’m starting a series called Pantry Favorites. These are my favorite Filipino products that I always keep in stock in my pantry. Today it’s San Sebastian’s Dried Herring (Tuyo) with garlic in olive oil. Herring fish is salted and dried under the sun that’s why it’s called Tuyo (dried) in Filipino. Tuyo is then fried […]

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Quick Roast Chicken & Potatoes

Gwyneth cooks! Looks easy and good.

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In search for the best Sapin Sapin

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Sapin sapin (steamed coconut layer pudding) is made from glutinous rice or rice flour, coconut milk, ube (purple yam), cassava, and food coloring. Doing entries on Filipino desserts this week made me realize that most of our native desserts are rice based like puto, kutsinta and bibingka.Sapin Sapin is a complex dessert with several layers […]

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JK Wedding Entrance Dance

What a fun, fun wedding entrance!! Recreated on The Today Show.

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Bibingka & Pastillas

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Bibingka is another favorite Filipino treat made from rice. It’s somehow related to puto but it’s very different in taste and texture. It’s made with galapong, glutinous rice soaked in water then ground with the water to form the batter. The batter is poured into a mold lined with banana leaves and baked in a […]

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Super cute kid dancing to the Wonder Girls

I don’t know who the Wonder Girls are but I loved this video of a 4 yr. old kid copying their dance to a T. Even the sexy moves! This was shown in the same TV show in South Korea that first featured Charice. Maybe we’ll see this kid in Ellen next? This is the […]

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Hot Pot at Choi Garden Restaurant

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It was raining non-stop last Friday when Deb texted me if I wanted to have lunch with her. She wanted to eat hot pot so I suggested Choi Garden restaurant. Yes Choi again. Choi Garden is THE all in one Chinese restaurant that serves dimsum all day, ala carte, lauriat and hot pot. To those […]

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