I will write what I eat.

Cooking Diaries: Cooking skills in a measuring cup

I’m no expert in cooking but I love good food. Now it’s time to stay longer in the kitchen and see if the magic WOKS with me, one recipe at a time.

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” – Julia Child

Julia Child as herself and Meryl Streep as Julia Child

Yes, I’m unleashing the Julia Child in me. Admittedly I am equally inspired by the movie, Julie & Julia, that yes partly, I’ll start writing about my learning experience in cooking.  Yet perhaps unlike Julie, I won’t turn this way of expressing my passion for food into an obsession or a dragging chore.  I’m an IT professional by day, an avid food lover by night.  But I’m too fixated to enjoying other things, too occupied with getting over the daily hurdles and challenges, and too crazy for anything else.  365 days for 536 recipes as a goal is way too much for me. Whew, thanks but no thanks! It’s just going to be one recipe at a time, s’il vous plait?

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Galaera Diaries: My Birthday Ice Cream at Gelatone

After having dinner at a quaint Japanese resto, my friends and I decided to take a long walk not only to burn off the calories, but also to relish a delicious dessert. Yes, we’re just taking the calories back into our systems.

Without the blatant talking to each other (again), we  went straight all the way up to the second floor of Greenbelt 2 and stopped by at Gelatone. Apparently, this was our first time being together in this yummy store. I do drop by once in awhile for my sweet tooth.

No one raised their hands and contested. Instead, we ran towards the large ice cream bin and pointed our fingers at delectable targets.

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Bacchus: A Premium Go for Wine this Holiday Season

We are all expecting another round of merrymaking that equally encapsulates all the good things that happened in our lives this year. Apart from creating large food buffets, wines and spirits are definitely not discarded on the shopping list.

A search for the best wine in the metro seems to entail tough luck nowadays. Yet in case you are yearning for such a “Holy Grail” that does not only suit your palate but also expresses your chosen mood or personality, perhaps Bacchus can bestow what you truly seek for.

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