REVIEW: Macao Imperial Tea (Circuit Branch)

Looking for a place to hangout after a heavy lunch, my friend recommended Macao Imperial Tea. It’s a global milk tea brand from Macau. Going in, you will be greeted by a giant teddy bear in the doorway. Adorbs! It was crowded when we arrived but the line easily disappears. Our group waited a few…

REVIEW: Tori Chizu (Trinoma Branch)

We were at Trinoma a few weeks ago and we happened to pass by Tori Chizu’s advertisement in the escalator and their chicken looks so good. I’m really a chicken lover so I was easily swayed by the picture. Hence, this blog hahaha Aside from their Japanese style chicken, their cheesy baked rice is their…

CAKE SALE: The Chocolate Project

As promised, I conducted a cake sale featuring 3 varieties of chocolate cake in the office and it was a hit! I’m a certified chocolate lover so I enjoyed every step of the process, from planning, designing and actual production of the cakes. Here are the cakes that I made: Choco and Caramel Fusion Cake…

Cakes, cakes, cakes!

So last month I decided to make a cake sale in our office. I’m really fascinated by cakes, from baking to decorating. And baking 3 cakes in 2 days? Girl, it’s definitely not a piece of cake. LOL After days of planning and researching, I came up with 3 cake ideas. Mango Buttercream, Decadent Chocolate…

STORY | How I lost 17 kg in one year without starving myself.

One year ago, it was our annual physical exam at work (June 2017). At this time, I’m not feeling well about my weight already. I’m at the point in my life where I’m caged in dark colored clothes and fat jokes. True enough, the arrow pointed to 88 kilograms. Surprise, surprise.  I was told by…

Chocolate Glazed Cake

I’m having a cake sale soon and since we just celebrated Father’s day, I decided to test the new frosting recipe that I discovered. I’m sorry but I can’t share the recipe since I got it from a closed baking group on Facebook.  It was supposed to be thick enough for frosting but I took…

REVIEW: OGANE Korean Restaurant (Tomas Morato)

Egg rolls with seaweed, anyone? Whenever our team craves for Korean food, or if we’re too stressed with our daily grind, there’s just one place to go. And that’s Ogane Restaurant.  Conveniently located in the heart of Tomas Morato Avenue, it’s beside Chowking and in front of Imperial Palace Suites, near the statue of the…

REVIEW: Casa Verde (UP Town Center)

Yesterday, my family and I went to Sta. Cruz, Laguna to visit our relative. It was a loooong drive and it was already 3PM when we got back in Quezon City. We hurriedly went back so as to avoid the last minute vacation/shopping traffic in SLEX – C5 since today was the opening of classes….

Classic Chocolate Ganache Cake

Here comes an ultimate favorite, chocolate ganache cake! Whenever I ask my mother which cake does she want me to make for our family’s occasions, the answer is always, “Your chocolate cake.” So I’m sharing this timeless cake that everyone will surely love.  Yes I know, it’s not that smooth yet haha! I’m still doing…

Vanilla Sponge Cake

I’m a certified chocolate lover so trying out other cakes is a challenge for me. So I tried making vanilla sponge cake for the first time since I’m taking a huge step towards my vanilla-buttercream-cake-goals haha! First I researched the simplest recipe I can find and I came across this one from https://www.ricardocuisine.com. INGREDIENTS 2 cups…