Author: Clarisse

Product Reviews

Figures of Beans brings coffee from Cordillera straight to your door

Wednesdays seem to have developed a reputation as this big “hump” you have to cross over to get from Point A to Point B– Point A being the dreaded start of the week, and Point B being the prospect of an exciting weekend. Between my job and this blog, the days don’t matter too much …

Traveling

Seoul-ful Spring 2016: Playing Lovers in Korea at N Seoul Tower

Namsan Seoul Tower, more commonly known as N Seoul Tower, is one of Seoul’s most recognisable landmarks today. It’s frequented by both locals and foreigners alike, and is very popularly known as that place with all the love locks. I don’t think you can rightly say you’ve visited Seoul if you don’t check in to …

Traveling

Seoul-ful Spring 2016: Greeting the first blooms at Changdeokgung Palace

You might’ve guessed that this sort of post was forthcoming after I wrote about Korean Egg Bread the other day. I missed my chance to write about this particular trip from last year, but now is the perfect time to give you a preview of spring in Seoul since I know a lot of people …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Cupcakes & Muffins, Korean food, The Breakfast Bin

I wish my mornings were always filled with Korean Egg Bread

Visiting a country during its different seasons can be interesting. For one thing, you get to appreciate the artistry that Mother Nature has poured upon each season to make them unique from one another. The changing of the seasons has a way of reminding me as well how there’s a continuing cycle in the Universe. …

Great Eats

Have an affordable home-cooked Pinoy meal at Wooden Spoon

For the longest time, I’ve been hearing about Wooden Spoon. This restaurant isn’t new. It’s not gimmicky or flashy like the recent additions to the local restaurant scene. So why then does it constantly have a long line of people waiting for a table? When we arrived for dinner at around 7PM, we were already …

Baking Recipes, Frozen treats, Yeasted breads

Let’s construct a Japanese-style Honey Brick Toast Box

A few weeks ago I wrote about Hokkaido’s sublimely soft Milk Bread, but that loaf of bread isn’t just good for sandwiches and morning toast. It’s also rather perfect for the Japanese Brick Toast. Have you ever heard of a Brick Toast, aka a Japanese Toast Box? It’s this really neat invention where a super …

Baking Recipes, Cookies, The Tummy Train TV, Traveling

Sapporo Memories in a Travel Video + Homemade Langue de Chat Recipe

One of Sapporo’s most famous food icons is the langue de chat sandwich cookie. It’s French in origin but it’s enjoying quite a bit of popularity among locals and tourists alike. I guess it makes sense since making baked goods like this is a way to put Hokkaido’s amazing dairy to good use. It’s pretty …

Eat or Retreat, Product Reviews, Traveling

February 2017 Japanese Snack Haul from Sapporo [Vol. 3]

Another trip, another snack haul! In case you didn’t know, getting to haul packaged foods like these from Japan and South Korea is one of the things that excites me the most about traveling there. Asian snacks are THE BEST! From the lovely packaging alone you already feel the anticipation to tear it open and …