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Bohol Broas Making at Tessie’s Sweets and Pastries

0 Tessie’s Sweets and Pastries offers tourists the experience of making their bestseller, Broas Lady Fingers. It’s like sweet sponge cake made crunchy. Iris Pagdato, the manager, was my partner in making my very own Broas Lady Fingers. The ingredients: eggs, wheat flour and refined sugar. We combined sugar and eggs then placed this in […]

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Loboc’s Bridge To Nowhere

2Bridge To Nowhere. One of the most popular bridges in the province of Bohol is found in the town of Loboc. It’s often visited by tourists as a side trip before or after their Loboc River Cruise. In the docking area before I went on board the floating restaurant for the river cruise, I finally […]

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The Best Crunchy Sisig (Revisit 8065 Bagnet)

4The Best Crunchy Sisig! Pampanga’s Sisig and Ilocos Bagnet combined…what have we got? The best sisig I have ever tasted! 8065 Bagnet’s Bagnet Sisig. The traditional sisig originated in Pampanga Province made of parts of a roasted pig’s head and liver seasoned with onions, calamansi and chili. Bagnet in Ilocos Region is the crunchy pork twice fried […]

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Experience Making Tablea in Palo, Leyte

6Would you like to know how to make your very own tablea? I remember sipping hot chocolate made from tablea during the cold Christmas season. It’s usually mixed with hot water, sugar and milk. Tablea refers to blocks of cacao and now I know how it’s made. During my trip to Leyte Province, we visited Vicky […]

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Mezza Norte Part 2

6Something so great deserves a part two. There are just so many food stalls to choose from that I couldn’t explore all in one night so I had to go back to Mezza Norte in Techno Hub, Commonwealth Ave., Quezon City. (How to get there? Click here) Special note: Mezza Norte moved to another location […]

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Mezza Norte

18Finally! Here’s one in Quezon City (QC). Calling all foodies, here’s the gastronomical experience we’ve been wanting to sink our teeth into in QC. Special note: Mezza Norte moved to another location – Trinoma Open Parking Area along North Ave., QC. This article was written before they relocated. If you’re familiar with Banchetto (Megatent, Pasig […]

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Enchanted Kingdom

2I never get tired of getting that magical experience in Enchanted Kingdom (EK) in Sta Rosa City, Laguna ever since it opened way back in 1995. Until now, thinking of going here makes me smile. The last time I went there, the birds were getting friendlier. So I took a photo. I remember the time […]

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Dawel River Cruise

6Cruise for free! Dagupan’s Dawel River Cruise is a 45 minute relaxing tour. Before the actual cruise, I enjoyed refreshing myself in their airconditioned toilets. This was definitely a break from the warm, humid weather. But that’s not all. The adventure began at the wharf  below the Dawel Bridge in Bonuan Gueset, Dagupan. The beautiful […]

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Dagupan Bangus Festival’s Gilon Gilon Ed Dalan

2  Ready to party!!! Gilon Gilon Ed Dalan is the vibrant and colorful street dancing competition celebrated during Dagupan’s Bangus Festival every April. Gilon Gilon Ed Dalan roughly means catching fish. Thus the choreography, costumes, props and movements are related to catching bangus or milkfish done in the streets. It was my first time to […]

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D’ Banquet

0A great and affordable place to eat in Tagaytay is D’ Banquet. My favorite? The squid fries with mayo dip. Strips of squid embraced in a delicious coating and fried to perfection. Yummy! Another wonderful discovery here is their version of the lumpiang ubod. Three smaller pieces of the usual Filipino treat but this time […]

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