Tribute to Fine Chocolates
February 17th, 2011 • 7:18am I recycled Valentine’s Day packaging, sans the foil It was my aunt’s birthday earlier this month. She likes chocolates from Jacques Torres, so I tried making her simple chocolate truffles. They taste great, but it was a joke trying to mold the ganache. From the recipes I found online, you’re suppose to scrape/scoop the surface of the ganache,...
Ramen Loving at 1am
February 17th, 2011 • 6:49am My youngest brother came out to the city last weekend. (Yay!) A few months back, Menkui Tei left a good impression as his first ramen restaurant. This time I wanted to take him to Ippudo or Naruto, but neither were open late. Fyi, Ramen Kuboya next to Minca is open till 2am, but the selection is minimal and ∴ is a last resort. (And your feedback is...
Stuff I Eat at Home Lately
February 17th, 2011 • 6:05am Eggs & veggie dumplings for a breakfast. (…it was a hastened morning) When I don’t have leftovers, I have a few groceries at hand. I’m not knowledgeable on & don’t own an array of spices yet, so my food is straight-up nekkid. more often than not I actually prefer my salads dry trying the method of poaching an egg in a plastic...
Surprise: I'm a Regular @ Naruto Ramen
February 17th, 2011 • 4:17am Can’t say I didn’t see it coming. When they posted up signs of $7 ramen on Tuesdays, I’d be there for a few consecutive weeks, hahaha. Most of the time I use company as a good excuse. Because it is! As a ramen-lover, it’s a bittersweet blessing that I’ve two ramen spots nearby: Zuzu Ramen and Naruto Ramen. While Zuzu has a more unique...