Chillin’ with a cold cucumber avocado soup

We were in the middle of a heatwave in Europe recently. And while I do love the summer and some sunshine-y days, the extremely high temperature is just something else. We were all exhausted and spent despite minimal physical activity, and there was a restlessness disguised as a cloud hanging over our heads making every task … Continue reading Chillin’ with a cold cucumber avocado soup

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?