Pot Roast made Easy

For beginner cooks, cooking a pot roast may seem difficult.  I thought so myself when I was learning how to cook.  I looked for recipes until I found one and tweaked it a bit to suit my family’s tastebuds. Am sharing this recipe hoping that you’ll know that cooking a pot roast is simple and something that the whole family […]

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Last Hurrah in Osaka

It is our last night in Osaka, and I have to do all that needs to be done and taste all the best foods Osaka has to offer, that is within my budget of course! Since it is our last day, we gave in to our cravings. First, we had snacks at St. Marc Cafe in Ebisu bashi-suji. The tempting […]

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More of Osaka, Kyoto & Nara Treats

We visited shrines and temples in Kyoto and Nara. Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Kyoto Imperial Palace in Kyoto, and Nara Park, Toda-ji Temple and Kasuga Taisha Shrine in Nara which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  I must admit that the natural environment of the shrines and temples  gives it a more serene atmosphere wherein one can reflect and be […]

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Osaka Adventure Continues

More gastronomic experience in our Osaka Day 2 tour. After visiting the Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine, we rode the tramcar  to  Shinsekai. Shinsekai  is known for its Tsutenkaku Tower which was inspired by the Eiffel Tower, the famous blowfish or fugu and kushikatsu.    We were treated to lunch with 9 different kinds of kushikatsu. Kushikatsu are skewered veggies, chicken, fish, […]

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A Feast for PacMan

Whether or not Manny Pacquiao wins this fight with Mayweather, PacMan deserves a feast!  Yup, while PacMan has been busy preparing for his “big fight”, I have been busy preparing lunch for the family and extended family.  There is nothing like eating a hearty meal while watching the “fight of the century”. My version of the beef salpicao, sinigang sa miso […]

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Perfect Combination

How would you like to cook the perfect sweet and sour fish (or pork) and chopsuey everytime?  Well, you don’t have to look for any other recipe because I am going to tell you my secrets…. Lee Kum Kee Sweet and Sour sauce and Mama Sita’s Chopsuey mix! It’s cooking made simple by using these two products! It amazes me at […]

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