Author: Clarisse

Great Eats

A full serving of Singaporean fare at Shiok Shiok QC

Singaporean hawker food has become quite a thing over here lately, and I can only wonder why it took so long. As a fan of Peranakan fare, I’ve always been one of those people wishing there were more of these Singaporean restaurants a little closer to home. Suddenly quite a few of them have popped …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Dimsum & dumplings, My favourite things, Yeasted breads

How to make Salted Egg Lava Buns at home

I can’t even properly express how excited I am to share this recipe for Salted Egg Lava Buns with you all! After a few frustrating tries, you’d think I’d have developed a sort of “allergy” when it came to testing recipes for this particular bun already. Well this is one of those times when my …

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Over a dozen ways to go Mad For Wagyu at EDSA Shangri-la’s HEAT (2017)

After a successful run in 2016, EDSA Shangri-la’s HEAT is back at it again with their Mad For Wagyu night this year. This buffet will give you Saturday night fever from 6PM onwards in a whole new way, especially if you’re a great lover of Wagyu beef. You’ll feel feverish just thinking about the selection! I …

Baking Recipes, Product Reviews, Simple cakes

Taste Test: Maya Yellow Cake Mix Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Remember awhile back when I posted about the goody bag I was sent by Maya Hotcake Mix? I promised I would review the cake mixes and this is the first that I decided to try out. I’m not a regular user of cake mix since I make all my cakes from scratch, but I’m going …

Baking Recipes, Yeasted breads

Lovely Easter Blossom Pull-Apart Bread to put you in the mood for spring

It’s Easter once again and this time I made sure to bake something for the occasion. As most of us know, the Easter Season is also referred to as the Holy Week in certain religions. We’re counting down the days leading up to Christ’s resurrection, so in many ways, Easter stands for a renewal of …

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Lime & Basil Thai Restaurant Tagaytay makes case as a go-to Thai place

It’s obvious from my title that the tone of this review will be positive. For whatever reason, it’s been so difficult to find a Thai restaurant that has made a lasting impression on me in Metro Manila. I didn’t expect I’d find one hidden away in Tagaytay! In recent years Tagaytay has become quite the …

Product Reviews, Traveling

Awesome Korean snacks to bring home from your trip! [Vol. 1]

In my opinion, there are two countries that seem to make packaged snack foods that go above and beyond the quality and creativity one would expect– one is Japan, and the other is South Korea. I imagine between these two countries, you will never run out of things to try. I don’t know about you, …

Traveling

Seoul-ful Spring 2016: The glorious experience of Shopping in Seoul 

Shopping in Seoul (and eating tons of street food along the way) can be a lot of fun, but it can also be quite affordable depending on where you go. Seoul is a great place to do shopping hauls because not only can you find a lot of very tempting deals all over the city, …