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Site Description: A foodie's blog - a guide to good food, where to find it, how to make it, plus other happy pursuits. Features bento, food shopping hauls, baking, restaurant reviews, shopping, sales and bargains.
Date Joined: Jan 11, 2009

Tags: bento, recipe, promo, shopping, food

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Bihon, gyoza and tinapa mango sandwich
on Mar 1, 2009 in Bento Another bento from last week:Tinapa & mango sandwich, bihon with some sliced calamansi, speared quail eggs. Gyoza with some star carrots, sliced cucumber & tomatoes topped with cheese, sliced bananas and Reese's. Dragonfruit, century

Fun with sushi molds
on Mar 1, 2009Here are some bentos from last week:Onigiri made with my new sushi molds and furikake. Also included are sliced fried tofu braised in the sauce for inarizushi aburage, sliced lumpia toge (spring rolls filled with bean sprouts), sliced kiwis and some...

168 Bento Haul
on Mar 1, 2009 in Bento Here are some of the things I was able to buy from 168 yesterday! This is the mall near Divisoria. I'll try to post the prices if I can remember them.I actually bought the bento bags in Riverbanks in Marikina, but I saw the same outlet at 168. The na

Chicken Teriyaki Bento
on Mar 1, 2009 in Bento I haven't been able to update this blog for a while. I have been busy with life. But here' a quick bento that I prepared today for me and my sis. It could have been better with some star carrots, though. I used the chicken teriyaki recipe from h

Fish Fillet Hot Salad
on Jan 24, 2009I probably first tried the hot salad at a wedding or some other celebration's lauriat banquet. And it was most likely a Hot Prawn Salad. Mostly only the Class A Chinese restaurants had this on their menu, but since then it has become very popular and

Lunch at Banapple
on Jan 24, 2009 in Restaurants I had lunch with my friend J at Banapple the other day. Since the last time I was there, I only took out a Banoffee Pie, I took the opportunity to sample their meals. J ordered the Asian Crabstick and Mango Salad Sandwich and a slice of the Amaretto...

Pan-fried ham Bento
on Jan 24, 2009 in Bento This was a relatively simple and quick bento of pan fried Christmas ham, rice, and peeled kiat-kiat. Haay, no veggies :( I didn't have time to prep some.

Robinson's Otis Buy 1 Take 1 - Week of Jan 25 '09
on Jan 24, 2009Here are the Buy 1 Take 1 hauls from Robinson's Otis this week. Purefoods Hamon de Bola is now on Buy 1 Take 1 at P285 for both! The Cheddarella was at P194 for 2. We also got some Lurpak butter again since I plan to do a lot of baking. My dad also g

Black Sesame Shortbread Cookies
on Jan 24, 2009 in Recipe Baking I had been wondering for some time what to do with some black sesame I still had leftover from making black sesame soup. I had already made black sesame soup twice and still had about 2-3 cups' worth of black sesame seeds. Some time ago, I read a blo

Su Zhou Dimsum
on Jan 24, 2009 in Restaurants I had seen Su Zhou Dimsum in Malate before, and thought to go back to try it some other day, but never did. So when I saw that they had a branch at Robinson's Otis, I definitely made it a point to try their famous xiao long pao. This was actually my.

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