Easy Pesto Pork Chop

I have been horribly remiss in posting the recipe for Easy Pesto Pork chops, and it has also been some time since I last made the dish. But a conversation with a friend last week brought this back to mind, so here’s the recipe, albeit 3 months late!

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Da Bang Cafe

I have spent two long months away from this blog, and I have a mountain of recipes to post and experiences to write about. But I’ll start with today’s fill. A couple of days ago, I and a couple of blogger friends got invited to visit Da Bang Cafe. At first I was hesitant to accept the invitation because 1. it’s a Korean cafe (which I avoid to repress the memories of my K-Pop days), and 2. it’s in downtown Cebu City which is far, far away  from my comfort zone… but I thought I’d give it a chance. Continue reading “Da Bang Cafe”

Oven Toaster Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve long been craving for soft and cakey chocolate chip cookies, and after my cousin gave me a bag of flour, I knew I had to bake myself a batch. Our oven has long since passed away, however, and the only way I could get my hands on one was if I went to my cousins’ houses in Minglanilla or Labangon. Fortunately, we happen to have a several years old oven toaster that still functions quite well even though all it has is a dial for the time, so I decided to risk it and bake my cookies there. Continue reading “Oven Toaster Chocolate Chip Cookies”

The Social meets Via Pacifica Selections

In the middle of my weekly sports training for the upcoming Intramural Games, thesis work, and other academic responsibilities, I received an invitation to attend Via Pacifica Selections’ celebratory dinner at The Social. My love for wine and a good meal runs deep, so I ditched an org meeting and soccer & softball practices to make it to the event. Continue reading “The Social meets Via Pacifica Selections”