A Deliciously Slow Sunday Lunch at 2 Macs Farms
June 21, 2016 – 1:20 pm | No Comment

Let me begin by saying that a day spent at 2 Macs Farms reminded me of how weekends should be spent – taking time out to immerse yourself in the simplistic joys of nature and …

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Your Top 5 Eats of THA Moment? Trippy Fries + Food Rehab Mobile App Released
September 23, 2012 – 12:44 pm | 33 Comments
Your Top 5 Eats of THA Moment? Trippy Fries + Food Rehab Mobile App Released

Munchaaay, Munchaaay! That was the sweet sound of the last few moons, as food, or should I say, good food acted as my parachute, saving me from potential bouts of ‘cray cray. ‘ I’m telling …

How to make Addictive Maanghang Atchara (spicy pickled green papaya)
September 8, 2012 – 11:28 am | 50 Comments
How to make Addictive Maanghang Atchara (spicy pickled green papaya)

Atchara is one of the few things I take for granted. When relatives come down to visit from the Philippines, they would come back with a huge jar of this good stuff. I don’t know …

Banana Que Pops (Filipino saba bananas with a crisp caramalised coating)
August 19, 2012 – 11:30 am | 69 Comments
Banana Que Pops (Filipino saba bananas with a crisp caramalised coating)

Get ready, get ready for your tooth’s first taste of hurt! Something I’ve missed from back home is Banana Que. A dish that unfortunately didn’t make it into my cookbook. Usually found at streets stalls …

Your Top 5 Eats of THA Moment – Animal Cake Pops to DIY Pork wraps at Hihou
July 29, 2012 – 11:28 am | 34 Comments
Your Top 5 Eats of THA Moment – Animal Cake Pops to DIY Pork wraps at Hihou

Food Rehab wants to see what y’all been eating. This post has been sitting in my dusty drafts folder half baked since May (LOUD OMG!) so through my words, you can probably sense …

Cookbook Newsflash: Landing in Amazon.com Best Sellers, New Stockists + WIN 1 of 4 copies!
July 21, 2012 – 12:00 pm | 106 Comments
Cookbook Newsflash: Landing in Amazon.com Best Sellers, New Stockists + WIN 1 of 4 copies!

Can I get a witness?! What has happened over the last two months since the release of What The Heck is Filipino Food has been, honestly, the total opposite of how I thought things would …

I’ll Brekkiefy You. Cafe Hopping Mischief Once Again!
July 1, 2012 – 10:27 am | 31 Comments
I’ll Brekkiefy You. Cafe Hopping Mischief Once Again!

It’s about that time! On this dreary Sunday, I bring you into my world of fantasy BREAKFAST – because I live, breathe it and sacrifice my well being for it with continual bouts of bloating.  …

Grown Up’s Lemonade BBQ Pork
June 17, 2012 – 10:00 am | 37 Comments
Grown Up’s Lemonade BBQ Pork

One thing’s for sure, my pork drive goes all night like a trucker.
It can’t be helped. Pork comes first, everything else comes second. Being Filipino and why heck, being Asian, it’s the way I’m built, …

Leading a Food Blogger Q&A Panel + The Evolution of Filipino Cuisine in Australia
May 30, 2012 – 8:09 am | 35 Comments
Leading a Food Blogger Q&A Panel + The Evolution of Filipino Cuisine in Australia

I was approached by Fiesta Malaysia about potentially joining a panel of food bloggers on stage to represent my country’s cuisine. After few emails later I finally agreed, I was then later asked to …

Cookbook Update: Landing in the Bestsellers, 92.3 BBC Radio Interview and more
May 20, 2012 – 10:12 pm | 46 Comments
Cookbook Update: Landing in the Bestsellers, 92.3 BBC Radio Interview and more

Firstly, I’d like to thank you all for your unbelievable support. Thank you to those who retweeted, LIKED, shared, commented, emailed and yes, hugged me since I released my cookbook. And an even …

An Unofficial Filipino Food Tour of California
May 6, 2012 – 10:29 am | 34 Comments
An Unofficial Filipino Food Tour of California

Most juicy this week is a post I’ve been having such a blast writing. Just going through the photos is making me wanna hop back onto a plane to the US. But, back to reality….
Something …

MY COOKBOOK IS OUT! What The Heck Is Filipino Food? A Beginner’s Guide to Filipino Cooking
April 15, 2012 – 10:35 am | 137 Comments
MY COOKBOOK IS OUT! What The Heck Is Filipino Food? A Beginner’s Guide to Filipino Cooking

The day has come where I can finally hit the publish button on this long awaited post and announce: My Cookbook is OUT! Deep breath…and exhale…
Keeping this project a secret for two years was super …

A CHAT with Eleena and Michael Tan from The Reading Room Cafe about their Pop up for Charity
April 8, 2012 – 11:57 am | 28 Comments
A CHAT with Eleena and Michael Tan from The Reading Room Cafe about their Pop up for Charity

Gaaassshh!  “Hey, let’s go down to Footscray for some amazing French Toast at…Vic Uni?!” I thought the day would never come when I’d mutter those precious words. For as long as I can remember, there …

MFWF 2012 Eatathon: Sher & the Chefs Gala, TAXI Wine Legacy Dinner + Dandenong World Food Fare
March 25, 2012 – 10:23 am | 33 Comments
MFWF 2012 Eatathon: Sher & the Chefs Gala, TAXI Wine Legacy Dinner + Dandenong World Food Fare

The incredibly charismatic and whimsical Rita Erlich, who was one of the speakers at the Sher & the Chefs Gala, put it quite nicely when she said that “Sher Wagyu was the star of the …

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Duchess of Spotswood
March 16, 2012 – 10:23 am | 27 Comments
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Duchess of Spotswood

As the title of this post implies, Duchess of Spotswood have officially launched their dinner service with a killer menu to boot. I’ve been an avid diner in Melbourne’s west for over 15 years from …

To Live and DINE in LA: Driving Bumblebee, ABS-CBN Interview, Cee Lo, Big Burgers + Fried Chicken
March 11, 2012 – 11:02 am | 38 Comments
To Live and DINE in LA: Driving Bumblebee, ABS-CBN Interview, Cee Lo, Big Burgers + Fried Chicken

The title of this seriously packed to the rafters post, was inspired by one of the most illist rappers that ever lived, Tupac Shakur who penned the song  To live and die in LA that …

WIN Tickets to the IGA World’s Longest Lunch, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
February 27, 2012 – 6:52 pm | 24 Comments
WIN Tickets to the IGA World’s Longest Lunch, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

So…I’m still on holidays but that doesn’t stop me from holding a giveaway! WOOT!  I have two choices right now – sip yet another cocktail by the beach or write up a blog post. I’ve …

A Breakfast to Brunch Investigation Around Melbourne
February 9, 2012 – 9:00 am | 28 Comments
A Breakfast to Brunch Investigation Around Melbourne

Winter is like a bad date – you get the chills and you want the ordeal to end as quickly as possible so you can go home and rip into some pork ribs and those …

Playing with the Philips Saeco Intelia
January 15, 2012 – 11:19 am | 23 Comments
Playing with the Philips Saeco Intelia

As you may have gathered through my Breakfast Indigestion series, I am totally addicted to all things breakfast related which of course includes coffee…and lots of it! So when I was contacted to try out …