Sweet, Saucy and Porky Filipino Spaghetti
November 30, 2014 – 10:47 am | 4 Comments

Oh man. During my last trip to the Philippines and the US, I was so hooked on Jollibee’s Chicken Joy with Spaghetti that the only way to get me to stop eating it …

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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 …

How to Eat Like You’ll Never See Food Again: FEASTivities 2011!
December 25, 2011 – 1:49 pm | 40 Comments
How to Eat Like You’ll Never See Food Again: FEASTivities 2011!

I’m sure you can agree with me when I say that this year has seriously had it’s accelerator all the way down. It feels like only like yesterday when I was writing up a post …

The Ginormous English Berry Trifle Recipe (remix feat. Foxy Frangelico + Lil Mandarin)
December 9, 2011 – 9:55 am | 36 Comments
The Ginormous English Berry Trifle Recipe (remix feat. Foxy Frangelico + Lil Mandarin)

I’m no alcoholic ( I swear!) but I do love me some Frangelico once in a while and when it came to making an English Trifle, I found any reason to somehow infuse it into …

What do Salt n Pepa and the WLG Wellington Pop-up Restaurant in Fitzroy have in common?
November 23, 2011 – 9:30 am | 27 Comments
What do Salt n Pepa and the WLG Wellington Pop-up Restaurant in Fitzroy have in common?

Here I go, here I go, here I go again (again!)
Fellas, what’s my weakness? (Chocolate pavi!)
Why did I start this post with Salt n Pepa’s ‘Shoop?’ Well, the meal I had at the …

Slicker Than Your Average Bento, TAXI Dining Room
November 13, 2011 – 10:47 am | 28 Comments
Slicker Than Your Average Bento, TAXI Dining Room

At work, when it comes to deciding on where to go to for lunch, it quickly spirals into a void of procrastination. A group of us would stand around ‘umming’ and ‘aahing’ for at least …

8 Killer Melbourne Cafes and The Breakfast Bootcamp
November 2, 2011 – 12:58 pm | 56 Comments
8 Killer Melbourne Cafes and The Breakfast Bootcamp

UH, hello?! Can we get this party started?! To celebrate the warmer weather, I decided to skip the beach and bury my face in a little sumthin sumthin called food instead. Some friends say I’ve …

Filipino Food at Dahon Gourmet Tea Lounge, South Melbourne
October 10, 2011 – 9:54 am | 50 Comments
Filipino Food at Dahon Gourmet Tea Lounge, South Melbourne

Something that I wouldn’t expect to find in Melbourne is decent Filipino food. Believe me, as a local Filipino food blogger, I’ve been searched high and low for a place where I can get my …