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Hong Kong – September 2018 (Part 2 | Food)

“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”  ― Mark Twain Hong Kong is not cheap. I can eat three meals in the Philippines for every meal in Hong Kong. Despite that, I cannot deny that Hong Kong has so many restaurants that… Continue reading Hong Kong – September 2018 (Part 2 | Food)

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A Dose of Reality, My Quirks, Thoughts and Notions

Perks of Having a More Successful Older Sibling

"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship." -Margaret Mead  They say the youngest child is the luckiest child in a family. I am not sure I can say that with the deepest conviction. Maybe it's because in our family, there's only… Continue reading Perks of Having a More Successful Older Sibling

Breaks and Jaunts, Hong Kong

Hong Kong – September 2018 (Part 1)

"I have seen travel plans happen only when they were made overnight." -Sanhita Baruah I had to go see my sister. That was all I thought of when I booked my flight to Hong Kong. If I had to break my back and extend hours at work so I would not cause any problems meeting… Continue reading Hong Kong – September 2018 (Part 1)

Just Baked, Tummy Talks

Memory Lane: Candy-Coated Chocolate Chip Cookies

“Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways. ” ― Oscar Wilde I was around seven or eight years old when Mom bought a set of cookbooks that opened the door for me to the world of baking. Back then, we only had the small… Continue reading Memory Lane: Candy-Coated Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just Baked, Tummy Talks

Just Baked: Cream Puffs!!!

“Maybe  there's no scientific evidence of desserts curing what ails you, but if you ask me, the jury's still out on science anyway. ” ― Crystal Cestari, The Best Kind of Magic Cream puffs are one of the treats Mom used to buy us when my sister and I were kids. Despite not being a… Continue reading Just Baked: Cream Puffs!!!

Just Baked

A Merry Berry Breakfast

"One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast."  -Robert A. Heinlein Last August 21, my country celebrated two holidays: Ninoy Aquino Day and Eid al-Adha. We were actually hoping for Eid al-Adha to be celebrated on the 22nd like the rest of the world, I think but even just one day… Continue reading A Merry Berry Breakfast