• Food Trips,  Recipes

    an asian bowl and a day in burrow café

    Down the rabbit hole it was. Prior to arriving in Burrow Café, André jokingly implied, “burrow? as in burrow?” and dug relentlessly in mid-air. Upon arriving, I understood why it was named that way. In the middle of a small, lush garden was a stairway that seemed to be leading to an escape tunnel of some sort. The footpath ended with a door that opened to the ethereal feels of the restaurant. It was beautiful and that is an understatement. It did not feel like home, I was almost sure we were on vacation in another country. At the start of 2019, I promised myself that I will discover more…

  • Food Trips

    Casa Xocolat

    The comeback. When news broke out that Xocolat along Katipunan was closing, I felt a tinge of nostalgia as memories within its walls ran in my mind. I have had a number of recollections of this place – from college group meetings to dines out with friends and family up until last year. I loved everything about it! The feels – the homey ambiance it exudes from it’s main dining to the rest room (also because it was a former home! haha); the food – I enjoyed their pastas and their chocolate drinks were heaven in a sip. Thinking about it makes me want to get myself a cup right…

  • Recipes

    Crispy homemade fries

    I recently discovered the secret to making crispy fries in my attempt to create better food (insert: choices) and food photos this 2019. Normally, I do not make such a huge fuss in researching ways to improve the look and taste of something as ordinary as fries because 1) I make them only to devour them instantly, and 2) these finger foods seem to be too simple to make a blog post out of. I was wrong (at least for number one). Preparing food properly made my family appreciate me more haha. ^_^ My previous thoughts on fries were: It originated from France. Leave the fries submerged in oil till…