Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne

One of my favorite places in Melbourne is the Queen Victoria Market. These are black oranges by the way. Luckily the apartment we stayed at was less than 5 minutes walk from Queen Vic as the locals call the century old market in the heart of the city. The market occupies two whole blocks. WeContinue reading “Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne”

Barcelona: La Boqueria Market

I’ve read from several sources that the best food can be found in La Boqueria Market in Barcelona. Aside from selling all sorts of produce, fish, cured meats and candies there were also several tapas bars in the market. We went to La Boqueria right after eating churros and espadrilles shopping. Even if I wasContinue reading “Barcelona: La Boqueria Market”

San Sebastian: Supermarket Finds

Whenever I go to a different country I make it a point to visit their supermarket. I like to see the products they sell, even the layout of the store and how it differs to what we’re used to fascinates me. Just a couple of blocks from Hotel de Londres was this really nice shopping areaContinue reading “San Sebastian: Supermarket Finds”

Dessert & Fruits at Central World Mall

We deserved good dessert after our disappointing lunch at Phan-Khom Contemporary Thai Cuisine. We walked to the other side of the mall and saw several restaurants we could have eaten at instead. There were even several eat-all-you-can restaurants that offered international food or steaks or Japanese food. All were priced quite reasonably too. There wereContinue reading “Dessert & Fruits at Central World Mall”

Buying Fruits in a Market in Taipei

After picking up our box at Forex’ office we went around the corner to a fruit and veggie market to some fresh, sweet guava to take home to Manila. Angie, Rochelle and I walked around the super clean market which sold an assortment of prepared food, fruits, veggies and meat. Right at the entrance wereContinue reading “Buying Fruits in a Market in Taipei”

Fling Frozen Yogurt and more Tagaytay pictures

After lunch at Antonio’s and shopping at Bag of Beans we went to Taal Vista Hotel to take the prerequisite photos with the Taal volcano as a backdrop. Parking at the hotel for those who don’t eat or stay there was P100 but with some chutzpah I got our parking stub validated at the restaurant.Continue reading “Fling Frozen Yogurt and more Tagaytay pictures”

Summer means Mangoes!

We are lucky to have a mango tree in our backyard that yields the sweetest mangoes. mango lassiJamie Oliver This Indian drink is like a mango milkshake and is delicious. 9 fluid ounces (255 milliliters) plain yogurt 4 1/2 fluid ounces (130 milliliters) milk 4 1/2 fluid ounces (130 milliliters) canned mango pulp or 7Continue reading “Summer means Mangoes!”

Philippine Food Expo – Fruit Based

regular sized mangoes with mini me mangoes hot mango sampaloc mango concentrate okra for export to Japan green mango concentrate yellow mango concentrate dried green mangoes These fresh frozen fruits are exported to Korea. Some are dipped in Chocolate. I wanted to try one but this was one of my last stops and I wasContinue reading “Philippine Food Expo – Fruit Based”