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Taho, Filipino’s Tofu Dessert

Taho is a classic sweet snack in the Philippines. It is made with fresh silken tofu, amber-colored ‘arnibal’ or a syrup made with caramelized brown sugar and vanilla and translucent white sago pearls (similar to tapioca pearls). This staple comfort food is served in tiny snack-sized portions. The signature local dessert, is served warm in a 5 to 8 oz. plastic cup. It is popular … Continue reading Taho, Filipino’s Tofu Dessert

Tsokolate Eh and Tsokolate Ah in the Philippines

During colonial times, the way the chocolate drink is served to you has a way of expressing how valuable a person sees you or where you belong in society. Traditionally, chocolate drinks in the Philippines have two kinds, the ‘tsokolate eh’ and ‘tsokolate ah.’ During the colonial times, people looked at Tsokolate eh as a superior drink. It is served and reserved only for the … Continue reading Tsokolate Eh and Tsokolate Ah in the Philippines

Avocado Ice Cream in Buzz Cafè Lite Port Center

Text & Photo: Kaycie Gayle This chic and charming restaurant is just one of the branches of Buzz Cafe in Bohol. This airy cafe suits those moments when you want to enjoy good food with the company of your favorite people. Its coziness makes it a good pick for laid back intimate conversations with friends. As soon as you enter the cafe, you will be … Continue reading Avocado Ice Cream in Buzz Cafè Lite Port Center

Chicharon of Carcar Cebu

One delicacy that the city of Carcar is known for is the chicharron or pork rind crackling. This local delicacy is common to be seen in its markets. As both locals and tourists enjoyed eating this crunchy treat, it is considered a must-buy for anyone visiting the town. Although many have been claiming that they are the original maker of chicharron, it’s difficult to identify … Continue reading Chicharon of Carcar Cebu

Puto Bumbong a Purple Christmas Treat

Puto Bumbong, a Purple Christmas Treat

Puto bumbong is one of the Filipino delicacies that is popularly eaten every Christmas. It is a purple rice cake made of steamed black glutinous rice called pirurutong. It is served with butter, sugar granules, and grated coconut. Originally it is cooked by stuffing and steaming it in bamboo tubes. However, sellers are now using silver cookwares which makes the preparation of this delicacy more … Continue reading Puto Bumbong, a Purple Christmas Treat

Bibingka, Christmas Coconut Rice Cake

Bibingka, Christmas Coconut Rice Cake

Photo: Kaycie Gayle Bibingka which is a round rice cake made with coconut milk and rice flour. It is baked in clay pots with the coals on top and underneath to evenly cook the mixture . It is brushed with butter and topped with salted egg or cheese and grated coconut meat. It is cooked with the pre-cut banana leaf, thus adding flavor and aroma … Continue reading Bibingka, Christmas Coconut Rice Cake

Barbecue and Grilled Seafood at Larsian Sa Fuente Food Park in Cebu City Diners at Larsian in Cebu City

Barbecue and Grilled Seafood at Larsian Sa Fuente Food Park in Cebu City

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle This barbecue square-type strip has earned its reputation as the local’s barbecue go-to place. Hence, it is often recommended to be visited by tourists who wanted to have an authentic Cebu local dining experience. Here, you’ll be able to eat with the locals, try local cuisine and eat famous and favorite dishes cooked the local way. Back Story According to … Continue reading Barbecue and Grilled Seafood at Larsian Sa Fuente Food Park in Cebu City

Fascinating Food and Furnitures at Suoq

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle One of the things I am fascinated with is discovering restaurants which I haven’t thought they are by just looking at their facade but eventually be surprised upon entering its doors. This is exactly what I have experienced in Suoq Restaurant which looks quirky and mystique and has a resemblance of a warehouse from the outside. There’s nothing elegant from … Continue reading Fascinating Food and Furnitures at Suoq