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Childhood Memories and Cravings

November 27, 2011


I found myself unexpectedly home in Manila after I heard of my father’s passing. I have been away for so long and the onslaught of childhood memories went careening the moment I landed in Manila. Much have changed in the city where I grew up. Old landmarks were lost, replaced by weaves of overpasses, bridges […]

Escriba’s Spanish Paella

June 10, 2011


If you are a foodie like me, you probably have your TV stuck to Food TV network.  Recently, there is a new addition to my list of favorite TV shows, From Spain with Love.  The show is just on its second episode and I am in love!  The episode focuses on the origins of the […]

Spanish Tapas

November 23, 2010


The first time my Catalan best friend told me he is going to bring me to a tapas bar, I have a different food experience in mind.  Philippines being a long time colony of Spain morphed the tapas into a regular man’s everyday breakfast dish in my country.  My idea of a tapa is pan-fried […]

A Swiss Chocolate Love Affair to Remember

November 8, 2010


My love affair with Swiss Chocolates has been long-standing.  It goes all the way back in 1998 when I first visited Switzerland.  Back then, I worked for a Swiss Company, Hoffmann La Roche, as District Manager for their Diagnostics Products.  My colleagues and I joined a global-wide company competition and was lucky enough to win […]