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Date Joined: Aug 18, 2012

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Masterchef Pinoy Edition: A Quick Overview of My Masterchef Journey
on Feb 5, 2013 in Personal Alimagno Barlig bnguet camp 6 caramoan Director Lauren Dyogi Ginataang Kalabasa Unplugged igorot igorota Jr Lamaton JR Royol junior masterchef La Union Lamaton las pinas Laurenti Dyogi Ma-ann Alimagno mansalay masterchef JR masterchef pinoy edition Mt. Province Namboongan oriental mindoro pantalan pinoy masterchef Royol Sabater TFC Top4 Pinoy Masterchef tuba uragon COOKING BACKGROUND Just like most home cooks, my foundation started at home. I grew up in a family who loves to eat – which is true to every Filipino household. I honestly cannot remember when I made my first dish … Continue reading ͛...

The Masterchef Journey…
on Dec 29, 2012 in Israfel Personal alba restaurant chef ferns chef ferns aracama chef jayps chef jayps anglo chef jp chef jp anglo chef lau chef laudico chef rolando laudico jr lamaton royol JR Royol judy ann santos master chef judges masterchef JR masterchef jr royol masterchef pinoy edition contestant mc jr royol patong patok Here’s a very good reason why Tay is missing in action…   He is trying to impress Chef Ferns Aracama, Chef Jayps Anglo, Chef Lau Laudico and Ms. Judy Ann Santos in Masterchef Pinoy Edition.   Here are some snapshots … Cont...

A Splendid-O Day
on Nov 3, 2012 in Food Travels 18-hole golf course al fresco Bag of Beans Batangas Boneless Fried Chicken In a Basket cakes crepes dining Filipino favorites Greg Norman Jaka Juan Ponce Enrile Ladera Ladera Golfers' Lounge Laurel Pansit ni Mang Juan pasta sandwiches seafoods Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile Senate President soups Spanish-Mediterranean theme Splendido Splendido Phone Number Splendido Taal Residential Golf & Country Club Splendido Tall Golf Club Splendido website Taal Ridge Road Wrought Iron Chandeliers   After having breakfast in Bag of Beans, my friend and I went to Splendido Tall Golf Club. It’s just a few minutes away from Tagaytay. We were lucky to be invited by another friend who works in the golf … Continue reading →...

Mohawk – the Story
on Sep 10, 2012 in Others acedeme bisexual bisexuality born this way different discriminate discrimination Do schools kill creativity? double standard facepalm gay gay marriage hypocrisy lesbian mohawk school short story Sir Ken Robinson stereotype story TED TED Talk university An interesting conversation suddenly pierced through my reverie (actually, just a usual state of, well, blankness, when I want nothing of this world). A mom was giving the details on how her son (I believe was on his senior year) … Continue rea...

Instagrille… Instagram for the PC
on Sep 4, 2012 in Personal desktop how to install instagrille how to use instragram on a computer Instagram Instagram on computers Instagram on PC Instagrille Instagrille app Pokki Pokki's website Windows 7 Windows 8. Windows Vista Windows XP   I recently installed Instagrille application on my laptop.       It is a free desktop app that let’s me access Instagram. In addition to getting the feeds, viewing profile, putting comments and liking a photo, I can also &...

At Chef Boy Logro’s Restaurant
on Sep 2, 2012 in Food Aguinaldo Highway Boneless Crispy Pata Boy Logro Cavite Chef Boy Chef Boy Logro Chef Boy Logro's Restaurant Coastal Road Idol sa Kusina Imus Kare-Kare with Mangga and Bagoong Kusina Master Logro Lydia's Lechon Manila Robinson's Imus SM Hypermart We have a new breed of Rockstars these days – a Culinary Sage! Chef Pablo “Boy” Logro arguably tops the bill of our local culinarians. Aside from being a dedicated husband and father, he also has his own TV shows and heads …...

The World’s Longest Christmas Starts Now
on Aug 30, 2012 in Personal Ber Month Ber Months Christmas Christmas Day Christmas in Manila Christmas in Our Hearts Christmas in the Philippines Christmas Tree Filipino culture Get togethers Giant Parol Holidays in Manila Jose Mari Chan Maligayang Pasko Manila Merry Christmas Miel Miel Papa Miguel Luis Papa Pampanga Pampanga Parol Pasko sa Pilipinas Pinoy Blood September 1 September breeze Tay World's Longest Christmas Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Yuletide season has officially arrived!   One thing you can add to the uniqueness of the Filipino culture is the fact that we just dont LOVE Christmas – we also love the anticipation which earned … Continue read...

OPM is NOT dead
on Aug 28, 2012 in Israfel blog dead Don't Kill Live Music Filipino Music Filipino Musicians gig gma gma blog investment israfel israfel band JR Royol Leloy leloy claudio live gig live gigs live music local music local music scene music music scene musical genre O.P.M. OPM opm dead opm is dead OPM is not Dead original pinoy music Philippine music Philippines Pinoy Artists Pinoy Bands Pinoy Music Pinoy Musicians pogi rock r.i.p. opm revivals rock rock music It’s very ironic that my first post under this category is not going to be about our band (which currently is “under constuction”, well, hiatus if you may, but is most likely heading to oblivion) but would be in response, … Co...

A Sweet Escape at Dampalitan Island
on Aug 20, 2012 in Travels A Perfect Getaway anawangin Beach blog bonfire borawan budget travel budget travel blogs cheap white sand beach Dampalitan Dampalitan island Dampalitan Quezon hidden island Lady Nyx Nay Padre Burgos Quezon quezon province beach sunset at dampalitan sweet escape Tay Turistas Wolf Creek     A few minutes from Borawan is another hidden treasure of Padre Burgos, Quezon Province – Dampalitan Island. It has the regular offerings of any other paradise – picturesque view, soothing breeze, and the familiar stroke of t...

Boracay + Palawan = Borawan
on Aug 19, 2012 in Travels Aklan bon pen BonPen Boracay borawan borawan + palawan Borawan Beach Borawan Island Brgy. Lipata fine sand kubo Lipata Lipata Island nipa hut nipa huts Padre Burgos padre burgos quezon palawan palawan rock formation Paradise Quezon Province rock formation rock formations sand bar Talabaan talabaan island talabaan islands talabaan sand bar tent unspoiled beach Vista Playa white sand white sand beach in quezon white sand in quezon Our BONPEN exploration was even more hyped after the locals brought up a place they claimed to have Palawan’s grand rock/mountain (whatever they’re called) formations and Boracay’s world famous sand (sans the mob that invaded Aklan&...

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