Let me tell you about rainy days. In the middle of the scorching summer heat, it is a pleasant and an immensely welcomed treat to have light cooling rain-showers paired with a refreshing breeze. This kind of day smells and feels like home to me (aaah, the tropical monsoon), hence comes a craving for comfort … Continue reading Sinigang Phở
Today officially kick starts summer on this side of the world, and as you can see, everyone's creeping out of hibernation or simply waking up from all the daily haze. There are these little things called distractions which disguise themselves as meaningful preoccupations, and I have to admit that I have fallen prey to these … Continue reading Slow-cooked Chashu Pork Bao and the summer solstice
Happy new year! It's time to welcome 2016 – and not only with a bang but also with a soul full of love and gratitude (and chez nous, with a bao 😋) !
Our short hiatus can only be blamed to our summer holidays where we practically went off-the-grid except for a couple of Instagram snaps from our roadtrip. I make it a point to really disconnect during the holidays – a digital detox of sorts. I think it's healthy for the mind and soul, and we should … Continue reading Chili-on-the-side type of Bicol Express
May was surprisingly crazy busy and has definitely been such an eventful month. Big birthdays chez nous, crazy workload, and a lot of planning, preps and daily grind sort of things. Thus, my lonesome entry this month. To keep it some company, here's my final attempt with a new entry! One of the best feasts … Continue reading Another Chinese food fest: Pancakes, Ribs and Sweet Beans
So Manny Pacquiao lost to Mayweather over the weekend. Sad news to wake up to yesterday. I'm not a big boxing fan, but this match hits close to home. And no matter what, I know I am rooting for Pacman. So how do you nurse a little chip to your heart on days like this? … Continue reading Mango with matcha-coco cream dip