Experiment: Cornmeal Macarons

In my quest to make nut-free macarons, I found a recipe that uses cornmeal instead of ground almonds! And after two more failed attempts -- they where really bad, at the white chocolate macarons I decided to give the cornmeal macarons a go. I used masa harina for my cornmeal, I found it was very close... Continue Reading →

Eats More Fun In The Philippines!

After 5 long years of going everywhere else but, I finally went home.  And what is home without family, friends and food? Absolutely nothing. To say that I ate like there is no tomorrow is an understatement. It was all I thought about. I planned my days on my meals and what I want to... Continue Reading →

Drive Victoria.

  I love mini cities. You know those cities which are almost as quaint as Cape Cod but it's not dizzyingly huge like New York City or Manila. I love them. I love how everything is at your fingertips but you can still find a place tucked somewhere for some peace and quiet. And I... Continue Reading →

Vancouver Eats.

On my first full day in Vancouver I woke up early and decided that I will check out Café Medina! Celeste, had noted to go there hungry! But I was up at 6 AM, needed coffee and I was so hungry. Medina didn't open till 8 AM. So against my better judgement, I had a... Continue Reading →

Still Hungry in Vancouver.

Vancouver Day 2. I must be jet lagged. I woke up at 6 AM again. It was raining out and I decided that I was gonna go to Granville Island. I considered my choices for breakfast. Part of me wanted to check out Wildebeest but they only did weekend brunch. I thought about Nelson the Seagull... Continue Reading →

I’m Hungry, Vancouver!!!

Next stop: VANCOUVER! From what I heard, Vancouver has a lot of good restaurants. I spent the last year or so listening to Celeste (Raymonds' pastry chef -- queen of the apple cake dessert) about Vancouver. Whenever she flew home, she came back with tales of dim sum, pho and everything else that she ate.... Continue Reading →

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