Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Recipe: Grilled Calamansi Thyme Chicken


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It's that time of the year when you need to plan your menu for the holidays, but more than that, I'm pretty sure you're still having crunches on your daily meals. Amongst them are not having enough ingredients, probably because of lack of time to go to the market or grocery stores, and how about the baffling experiences you've been having every time you pick up a recipe book.

Pasko sa Intramuros: DOT's Way of Paving Filipino Tradition Back to the Walled City


WOW!  World of Walls...World of Wonder...

Those were the words left to us and the children of Intramuros during yesterday's speech given by Sen. Richard Gordon himself at the event dubbed as "Pasko sa Intranuros" hosted by the Department of Tourism. The man behind WOW Philippines, Senator Gordon placed the Philippines on the world tourism map with his famous WOW Philippines program when he was appointed as Tourism Secretary  and the country’s tourism industry thrived under his watch.

Holiday Gift Guide For Coffee Enthusiast


For a long time now, many cultures around the globe have held coffee in high esteem. Needless to say, in modern times, java is arguably the most popular beverage in the world. Besides the refreshing savory aroma of freshly ground roasts, drinking coffee comes with a myriad of health benefits. For this reason, you can use the theme of coffee to strengthen relationships through gifts.  Every time your loved one uses such a gift, even as they take their treasured cup of java, there is a chance that they will think about you. This keeps the bond of friendship strong and ever vibrant.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Mariah's World on E!


E!’s Mariah’s World gives fans, viewers and “lambs” alike a peek into the life of the award-winning singer, songwriter and icon Mariah Carey.  During the eight-part event, Mariah is faced with the overwhelming demands of her time as she launches her world tour, plans a wedding and is a loving doting mommy to her twins.  Mariah’s World premieres on E! on 6 December, Tuesdays at 9pm.  The docu-series will air globally on E!’s 15 international channels across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Africa and Latin America.

“Breville-lize” Your Calamansi Juicing


As we approach the end of the year, the onset of the cold season will definitely test our bodies’ immune system. We already rely on it to prevent dangerous bacteria, germs, even cancer cells and parasites, and of course common viruses related to ailments such as colds, cough and flu from entering our bodies.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Linguine ala Salmon Puttanesca for #FlavorsOfContadina


It's been a while since I last cooked the #KitchenGoddess' Slut's Spaghetti.  Nigella Lawson calls her version of Pasta Puttanesca the Slut's Spaghetti. Puttanesca is said to come from the Italian word "puttana" which when translated to English is whore or prostitute.  Puttanesca is a dish which historically was cooked by Italian prostitutes for reasons such as - cooked to entice their male clients, and for practicality-sake of cooking out of canned ingredients, since most of them has limited time to market for fresh ingredients.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

BERINGER Wines + M Cafe's Special Menu = Optimistic View That Anything is Possible


Optimism is an intrinsic American value,it is a spirit open to anyone and everyone willing to try. What characterizes America’s past and how it looks to the future is the unshakable belief that anything is possible.

Old Orchard Cranberry’s 5 Simple Lifestyle Tweaks for a Healthier Lifestyle


Striving for a healthier lifestyle can be refreshing and easily achieved with the help of the American juice brand, Old Orchard Cranberry Juice. Did you know that Cranberries are distinguished in the nutrition world because they boast various health benefits? This gives consumers better options and alternatives on how to care for their bodies and live a healthy lifestyle.

The Joy of Shopping for Contadina


I always put everything to a halt when I need to be in the grocery to shop for my family, especially if I'm dealt with a week of grocery items and needful of planning our daily dishes. I allow myself to live in the moment and make sure that a visit to the grocery would be a pleasure. Thus, time isn't a factor and, how could someone shop for a week's worth of food in less than an hour?  For some, it may be a boring chore, but for me, it's a joy.  I love, love discovering new items to use in my cooking and baking.  So, if I'll be pressured (with time or with money), I don't know how I'd feel...

Friday, December 2, 2016

Meet the New Classics at 7107


Contemporary Filipino chefs and been demonstrating their love and passion for local Filipino dishes and leveling it up a notch to meet global trends, this means making plating more elaborate, making the dish more palatable and enticing.