BF Saturday Market

My husband and I have been seeing posters and flyers about the BF Satruday Market. We thought it will just be another tiangge or organic market so we didn’t bother to visit the place, well not yet.  Until an officemate mentioned this to my husband that they sell good stuff here so we decided to come see for ourselves. The […]

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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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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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