So there has been this fixation on bread making on my part for some time last month (check the cinnamon rolls) and I grew tired of making sweet bread. What can I say, it’s a “too much of a good thing” situation.
One of my weaknesses as a human being is my love for sweets - and that includes sweet breads. Cinnamon rolls are not an exception. I love the sweet, sticky goodness in every bite. But I didn't really like it before, it was an acquired taste.
I used to think I was immune to UTI. In fact, I prided myself to be the only woman in the family not to have experienced the whole ordeal – my aunts had it, my cousin (younger than me) and my mom contracted the disease.
This is by far my favourite smoothie as it has green tea that zaps calories. The cucumber also makes me feel summery and refreshed, boosting my mood! And what can go wrong with a sugar-free pick-me-up? Enough hyphens, give this a go!
Kimchi noodles is a lifesaver (okay dinner saver). It's so simple, filling, healthy and DELICIOUS. I am not a fan of hot and spicy food, but kimchi is an exception. Even if it can be smelly, the complex flavours of the fermented cabbage trump it all (no pun intended).
What do you give someone who has everything? That’s the difficult question most of us have to face sometimes. Don’t fret, we got your back! We have boxes of organic cookies for you.
Being alone can sometimes be sad but most of the time, it's liberating as it allows you to visit the depths of your mind that are normally out-of-bounds, drowned by the chatter and expectations of society. It can be meditative too.
The Philippines has been colonised by the Spanish for more than 300 years. The word ensaladang is obviously a Filipino corruption of the Spanish word ensalada meaning salad, and talong is the Filipino word for… you guessed it: eggplant (FYI the Spanish for eggplant is berenjena).
Sundays, I FaceTime you, and you always smile when you see me onscreen, like I am something to behold despite my puffy morning face, unruly hair and grumpy demeanor.
I never give up. I was eight when I answered my first autograph book and it asked for "motto". I didn't what it meant so I asked my mother. She said it's your philosophy in life, in a way that an eight year old me can understand. She uttered a slew of maxims but the one that resonated with me was: