Trending Glitter Coffee: Gold and Diamond Cappuccino by Coffee By Di Bella!

Behold the Gold & Diamond Cappuccino by Coffee By Di Bella! I want to sip on this and #Sparkle all day!

Red Hat Cacao PH: Exquisitely homemade heart-crafted Philippine cacao chocolates

The cat este, the chocolate’s out of the bag! For months now a few friends/co-workers and I have been enjoying the exquisitely homemade heart-crafted Philippine cacao chocolates of Red Hat Cacao PH. But don’t just take my word for it..try it! For inquiries, please click on their official Facebook page.



Valentines Day 2017: Trending quirky food ideas for your Valentines day celebration

Valentines 2017 | Bacon Roses by Lazy Bastard | All rights reserved
Valentines 2017 | Bacon Roses by Lazy Bastard | All rights reserved

BACON ROSES by Lazy Bastard – that chicken nuggets bouquet that went viral has nothing on this! What better way to say that you care about someone than by sharing delicious bacon…bacon is life!
½ Dozen of Awesome Bacon Roses (P 1,500); 1 Dozen of Awesome Bacon Roses (P 2,200). Supplies are limited so pre-order now by sending a message on Facebook www.facebook.com/lazybastardph

Valentines 2017 | Cheese Scraping by Raclette MNL | All rights reserved

CHEESE SCRAPING by Raclette MNL – Have a date with Raclette Manila at 14 Four Cafe this Valentine’s! Send them a DM or check out 14 Four Cafe for more details. They also accepting bookings for private events Raclette Station for 60pax or 100pax together with Terry’s Selection’s full leg of Jamon.

To book: raclettemnl@gmail.com/ www.facebook.com/RacletteMNL

Valentines 2017 | Botanicakes by Doughmesticph | All rights reserved

DOUGHMESTIC PH – hand-crafted and homemade Botanicakes
To order: 0928-805-3188 / doughmesticph@gmail.com/ www.facebook.com/doughmesticph

Read more after the jump Continue reading “Valentines Day 2017: Trending quirky food ideas for your Valentines day celebration”


#PokemonGo Fever: Pokemon-inspired Burgers!

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No doubt about it, the Pokemon and Pokemon Go fever is sizzling! Now truth be told, I’m not an avid player (because I need to live in the real world and work hehe!) but if you combine this trend and food, now that’ll surely ‘catch’ my fancy!

More after the jump! Continue reading “#PokemonGo Fever: Pokemon-inspired Burgers!”


UrmajestySiresFoodExperiments: Of ‘Rainbow Bread’ and ‘Ice Cream Bread’ and the ‘Rainbow Bagel’ craze

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The ‘rainbow look’ became a trend since late 2014 with the comeback of the ‘birthday cake’ flavor. Then in April this year, the ‘rainbow bagels’ have been all the rage, a staple in Williamsburg, Brooklyn by Scott Rossillo for over 20 years. In the Philippines, the 1st place to offer the rainbow bagel is Century Park Hotel Manila. So please do check it out. Coincidentally, that has reminded me to post this ‘experiment’ after 3 months hehe!

I have slightly experimented last May because my birthday was coming up. So here’s an ice cream bread recipe and my rainbow loaf recipe with a lazy err, quick technique. Enjoy!

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My ‘Shortcut’ Rainbow Bread Recipe
Continue reading “UrmajestySiresFoodExperiments: Of ‘Rainbow Bread’ and ‘Ice Cream Bread’ and the ‘Rainbow Bagel’ craze”


UrMajestySiresFoodExperiments: Cooking the trend called ‘Garlic Butter Shrimps’ plus tips!

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GARLIC BUTTER SHRIMPS | http://www.urmajestysire.wordpress.com | All rights reserved

My absolute favorite since I was a kid (and learned that I am not allergic to seafood), is shrimps! Sauteed, grilled, Sinigang, etc. super love it!

Well there’s been a proliferation of shrimp ‘bags’ or shrimp ‘bucket’ food establishments in Manila these days and after trying a few, IMHO, its still better if you cook it yourself. Its economical and fun to share with family and friends plus the bragging rights that you know how to cook the trend, right?

What’s the difference with this recipe or with the restaurant recipes you might ask. The recipe here is the basic procedure but the added herbs combo and techniques makes a big difference. Oh and what matters most, do not over cook the shrimps!

Garlic Butter Shrimps

olive oil
garlic, minced
salt & pepper
cayenne powder
paprika powder
spring onions, minced
juice of fresh lemon

– Clean the shrimps (keeping the head) by washing over running water; if you prefer, you may shell and de-vein the shrimps and/or remove the heads Continue reading “UrMajestySiresFoodExperiments: Cooking the trend called ‘Garlic Butter Shrimps’ plus tips!”


Food Trends: Raindrop Cake or Dew Cake recipe

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Raindrop Cake | Raindrop Cake PH | All rights reserved

The latest food trend, for desserts that is, is the ‘Raindrop Cake’ also known as ‘Dew Cake.’

Its a take on the Japanese ‘Mizu Shingen Mochi’ and there’s no traditional cake ingredients in it, just mineral water and agar-agar (a gelling agent made from a mixture of several different carbohydrates extracted from seaweed).

The original flavor is served with sesame powder, ‘kinako’ (roasted soy bean flour) and ‘kuromitsu’ (Japanese sugar syrup, literally means ‘black honey’ that is similar to molasses)


Ingredients: Continue reading “Food Trends: Raindrop Cake or Dew Cake recipe”


Food Trends & Must-try: From Malingap, Maginhawa, Capitol Commons and Century City Mall

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Watermelon Rose cake | Le Petit Souffle PH | All right reserved

It’s Summer so have a fruity and refreshing ‘Watermelon Rose Cake’ by @lepetitsouffleph at Century City Mall.

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Raindrop Cake or Juju Cake | Dewdew Cake PH | All right reserved

Inspired by ‘Mizu Shingen Mochi,’ ‘Raindrop Cake’ or otherwise known as ‘Juju Cake’ in Japan is now in the Philippines! available at @dewdewcakeph) at Malingap.

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Fishbowl Tea | Hungry Head PH| All right reserved

Quench your thirst from the smoldering Summer heat with ‘Fish bowl Tea’ by @hungryheadph at Malingap.

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Tacos In A Bag | Hungry Head PH | All rights reserved |

No mess eats with ‘Tacos in a Bag’ by @hungryheadph at Malingap!

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Carousel Milkshake | The Lost Bread | All rights reserved

Quench your thirst while satisfying your sweet tooth with this ‘Carousel Mikshake’ by The Lost Bread at Maginhawa.

(cto ‘Carousel Milkshake’ cto @abgl_)

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Cookie Pots | Scouts Honor | All rights reserved

‘Cookie Pots’ are just some of the delicious treats you’ll find at by @scoutshonorph located at Century City Mall. Continue reading “Food Trends & Must-try: From Malingap, Maginhawa, Capitol Commons and Century City Mall”


FOOD TRENDS: UFC Color Crazee Banana Ketchup

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Saw these three weeks ago in a local supermarket. I thought it was on sale because the only color they had was blue.

Anyway, these come in four colors, red, green, yellow and blue. You can buy them separately at SRP Php15 or four ina box (like crayons) SRP Php58.

Try UFC Color Crazee Banana Ketchup – don’t worry, it really still tastes like catsup!


Eastwood City : Savor The Flavors Food Festival at Eastwood mall Park

Savor the Flavors Food Festival at Eastwood Mall Park

Savor the Flavors is part of the Department of Tourism’s Flavors of the Philippines festivals, which complements the Madrid Fusion Manila event.

An array of traditional Filipino dishes at the food festival!

Opening at 11AM, a summer food fiesta welcomed guests, foodies and mall-goers. They had their pick of food while watching traditional fiesta games and native dances.

Ilocos Emapanada prepared and cooked right before your eyes!
Longganisa of all kinds were also presented, cooked and served.
Cebu Chicharon! Hoarded bags of these!
Filipino export products like these from Amarich were also showcased. I like their Mango jam, Pancit Lucban and coffee!
Organic eggs, organic salted eggs and of course, Balut were in abound.
FOOD TRENDS: Toasted Pastillas by Taste n See
FOOD TRENDS: Jacob’s Peanut Praline Butter of different variants
FOOD TRENDS: Mulberry Tea drink, high in anti-oxidants and cancer-fighting properties
Filipino street food is now a staple at any food festival
Hand-painted Jeepneys that were entries from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao were on display.
Selfie with my preferred Jeepney entry!

At 5PM, cultural performances from Banda Kawayan, UP Singing Ambassadors plus, live folk dance and music by cultural dancers from Angono Rizal.