Category: Product Reviews

Eat or Retreat, Product Reviews, Traveling

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

Treats Cover - 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 …

Product Reviews, Sponsored posts

Fuel your Pokemon Go craze with Boulangerie22 Pokemon Cakes

Boulangerie22 Pokemon Cakes 1 - Fuel your Pokemon Go craze with Boulangerie22 Pokemon Cakes

With their penchant for creating super cute character cakes, I knew it was only a matter of time before the Asian bakery chains got in on the Pokemon Go craze. And with the introduction of the Boulangerie22 Pokemon cakes, that time has finally arrived. My first encounter with Boulangerie22 was fairly recent– late last year …

Baking Recipes, Pancakes, Waffles & Breakfast, Product Reviews, Spoon desserts & puddings

A lazy Pancake Mix Crepes Recipe for any status this Valentine’s

Maya Crepes 1 - A lazy Pancake Mix Crepes Recipe for any status this Valentine's

I contemplated for a while whether I should make something for Valentine’s this year. I mean, I don’t even make a fuss for my own birthday so skipping Valentine’s is definitely no problem. It’s not that I hate Valentine’s or anything like that– although I do feel like the sky-high prices of flowers for this …

Product Reviews, Sponsored posts

A review on the Breville Scraper Mixer Pro BEM800 

Breville Review 1 - A review on the Breville Scraper Mixer Pro BEM800 

The Breville Scraper Mixer Pro is a real gorgeous piece of machinery even at first glance. It’s like a silver trophy you’d want to display on your kitchen counter and point out to anyone who visits. But the question always is: Is buying a stand mixer really worth it for the homebaker? There are a …

Eat or Retreat, Product Reviews

Eat or Retreat: Baldo’s Bacon Jam in Original & With A Kick

Baldos Bacon Jam 1B - Eat or Retreat: Baldo’s Bacon Jam in Original & With A Kick

Bacon Jam. Not a new idea to me by any means, but I have to admit I never really found myself clamouring to try it. I’m not big on bacon you see (yes my kind does exist) but I do enjoy it occasionally. When these cute little bottles of Baldo’s Bacon Jam fell into my …

Product Reviews

Why it’s a-okay to start the day with a bowl of Quaker Oats

Quaker Oats 1 - Why it's a-okay to start the day with a bowl of Quaker Oats

With the fast-paced lifestyle everyone’s living these days, it’s no longer uncommon to hear the words ‘I skip breakfast’ being uttered. I’ve always stood by the fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so I make an effort to have a good breakfast before I jump into work. And of course, …

Burgers & grilled things, Cooking Recipes, Product Reviews

Making New York-Style Hotdogs with Bibbo Hotdogs

NY Hotdog 1 - Making New York-Style Hotdogs with Bibbo Hotdogs

My mother is on a grand holiday at the moment, and all her pictures are giving me a fit of wanderlust. I get this feeling quite often, but today it’s especially bothersome. I’m not just seized by a desire to travel, but to travel back to places I’m missing. In particular, I’ve been missing walking …

Product Reviews

Is the Huawei P9’s dual-lens camera worthy of the hype?

Huawei P9 - Is the Huawei P9’s dual-lens camera worthy of the hype?

It’s clear that Huawei want to be remembered alongside the best high-end phones in the market with the release of the Huawei P9. Everything from the phone’s classy and polished look down to the way it’s being marketed points to that. And yet, does it really do as well as the Samsungs and the Apples? …