Kouign Amann from Gourmet Finds

What is kouign amann? It probably sounds new to you since I’ve only seen them in one other place. In the US it’s starting to become popular too but not as widely available yet. Kouign amann is (pronounced kween a-mon) is a Breton (from Brittany, France) cake. It is a round crusty cake, made withContinue reading “Kouign Amann from Gourmet Finds”

New Products from Gourmet Finds

I borrowed this image of kouign amann from my idol David Lebovitz. Since last year I’ve been reading a lot about this French pastry and I wanted to try it when I was in the US but I didn’t find it in the bakeries I went to. Now I can try it right here inContinue reading “New Products from Gourmet Finds”

Food Finds at Metro Gaisano Supermarket

Metro Gaisano supermarket is located at Market! Market! at Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. It has the widest selection of imported products from the USA, Canada and Australia among all the supermarkets in Manila. If there’s something you need no matter how sure you are that you won’t find it try going to Metro supermarket. YouContinue reading “Food Finds at Metro Gaisano Supermarket”

By Location

Where to eat? That’s the question my friends always ask me. Here are the links to the restaurants I’ve eaten at compiled by location and type. updated: September 30, 2013 PHILIPPINES Where to eat in Alabang? Bulgogi Brothers (various locations) Where to eat in San Juan/Greenhills? Amici (various locations) 1 Angel’s Kitchen Annapolis Seafood Palace, 2 (now calledContinue reading “By Location”

Birthday Treat at Brasserie CiÇou

My friends Kathy and Jenny treated us for their birthday at Brasserie CiÇou in Greenhills. Since I enjoyed my last meal there I was eager to try something new. When you eat at CiÇou make sure you go there hungry since I guarantee you will gorge on their hot crusty rolls which are probably the best freeContinue reading “Birthday Treat at Brasserie CiÇou”

The Most Awesome Cookies EVER!!!

Cookies are my crack. I can give up cake, cupcake, donuts, muffins, ice cream for cookies. These cookies. I have to be honest. One of the reasons I go to New York is just to go to Levain to buy my favorite dark chocolate peanut butter chip cookies. So far those are my holy grail ofContinue reading “The Most Awesome Cookies EVER!!!”

Dinner at Brasserie CiÇou

The first and last time I ate at Restaurant CiÇou in Makati was in 2010. I really liked the food despite lots of mixed reviews I’ve heard and read. I was sad when they closed since I wasn’t able to go back.When I heard they opened a new restaurant in Greenhills I was ecstatic. ImagineContinue reading “Dinner at Brasserie CiÇou”

The Best Macarons in Manila

This picture looks nice and colorful but the macarons were awful. They were hard and dry. I had them in a restaurant in a 5 star hotel in Hong Kong. Yesterday I featured Bar Dolci’s macarons. As I said before I’m not a big fan of macarons but I’ve eaten my share of them inContinue reading “The Best Macarons in Manila”