Five reasons to be happy today + that Thai Chicken Laksa

Today could be any other day, but let me just say it – it isn't! I woke up and mentally pepped up myself into showing up for work today. And then all these good things started pouring into my endorphin bank making it quite effortless to get out there into the world. I know it's … Continue reading Five reasons to be happy today + that Thai Chicken Laksa

Peking Duck for the year of the sheep

A month ago, because it was the Chinese new year, we, chez nous, together with some friends decided to celebrate the beginning of the lunar year of the sheep/goat/ram. In other words, we thought this was a perfect excuse to try out some Chinese recipes we wanted to try (or we never thought we'd try). … Continue reading Peking Duck for the year of the sheep

Buckwheat soba bowl

Let's talk health. We've been watching a lot of reportages on food and health lately, and it's quite an eye-opener. We regularly read natural medicine articles as well, giving us tips and advices regarding proper diet and natural ways to stay healthy and prevent health-related problems. It's all fascinating and quite empowering to discover and … Continue reading Buckwheat soba bowl

Korean pancakes and some kimchi, please.

Korean food and pancakes had a love child, and oh, that baby is yummy. Um um um.. Korean pancakes, or pajeon won my heart the first time I had them. It's a light and healthy alternative to actual pancakes (debatable according to the partner), and you can enjoy it savoury or spicy. I like whipping … Continue reading Korean pancakes and some kimchi, please.

Duck duck sweet potato bleu duck. With a side of leeks.

Have you ever had to work on a weekend, and actually felt relieved that you have so much to do? Well, surprisingly, this weekend, I am grateful to have a ton of work to do. A lot of worries and not being able to do anything to sort things out, I am completely in over … Continue reading Duck duck sweet potato bleu duck. With a side of leeks.

Chopsuey, anyone?

Growing up in Manila, I tend to be a hot-meal kind of person. A meal wasn't a complete one if I didn't have anything warm. So imagine the awkward feeling I had when I first came to Europe, and my French housemates would serve couscous salad and charcuterie. I felt like they were consciously starving … Continue reading Chopsuey, anyone?