Foodie Adventures at Great Market Hall Budapest, Hungary

As a self-proclaimed foodie, visiting new places means trying out local cuisine and delicacies. Every trip would never be complete without exploring the food scene. In Budapest the best place to go is the Great Market Hall. The Great Market … Continue reading Foodie Adventures at Great Market Hall Budapest, Hungary

Buffet Review: Jasmine Restaurant’s Seafood Night at Holiday Inn Yanbu

Derick and I love to go out and have dinner dates somewhere. Yeah we’re like little love birds hopping around looking for the best restaurant we can find in town. I’m not really into buffets because I’m not a big … Continue reading Buffet Review: Jasmine Restaurant’s Seafood Night at Holiday Inn Yanbu

The Cheesecake Factory – Le Mall Jeddah

The Cheesecake Factory in Le Mall Jeddah has been around for quite sometime now but I wasn’t really interested to try it before because I thought it’s just a dessert bar.  Until one friend told us that the restaurant doesn’t only … Continue reading The Cheesecake Factory – Le Mall Jeddah

Carluccio Cafe & Restaurant | Ataturk Airport Istanbul

During our flight to Athens last September we had a 4 hours lay-over at the Ataturk International Airport. The airport is no longer impressive and comfortable unlike before when we first landed in Istanbul years back. It has seen better days already. … Continue reading Carluccio Cafe & Restaurant | Ataturk Airport Istanbul

The Sails Restaurant – Movenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu

To begin with, my husband and I spent our 8th wedding anniversary at Movenpick Hotel Mactan. Stayed there for three days, so basically we had most of our meals at The Sails restaurant. From breakfast to dinner. The restaurant has … Continue reading The Sails Restaurant – Movenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu

Foodie Adventure: Moroccan Food Festival

I’ve been wanting to try Moroccan food ever since, however it’s not easy to find a restaurant that serves authentic Moroccan food particularly in our place. Although we have plans of traveling to Morocco but can’t wait long enough to taste what Moroccan food is like. That’s why I was very excited when I’ve heard that Movenpick Hotel and Resort Yanbu will be hosting Moroccan Food Festival for a week. It was in time for our 115th Monthsary so definitely we never missed the chance to celebrate our monthsary on this rare event.20150325_213916 Continue reading “Foodie Adventure: Moroccan Food Festival”

Recipe: Brownie Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce

I love cheesecake so much, except for the no baked ones… sorry I’m not really a big fan of it. For me it lacked the desired texture which my tongue wants to savor. There’s nothing compare to a soft, chewy-gooey and cheesy-lemony baked cheesecake.

Bring your cheesecake recipe into a whole new different level by adding a surprise twist. Here’s another variety of cheesecake I just recently experimented.20150124_130820 Continue reading “Recipe: Brownie Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce”

Recipe: Past Arrabiatta

Pasta lovers, have you tried Pasta Arrabbiata? I have a funny story to share about Pasta Arrabbiata. The first time I tasted it was at the reception of my friend’s wedding in Radisson Blu Hotel Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The bang of flavors which exploded in my mouth and its tangy kick made me curious about this particular dish. I actually loved it!

Since it was called Arrabbiata, all the while I literally thought that it was a pasta recipe concocted by the Arabs to match with their own taste. Knowing the fact that Arab people loves spices, it’s something not to be surprised of. Sooner I find out that Pasta Arrabbiata is actually an Italian pasta dish. Hahaha my hunch was wrong!“Arrabbiata” is an Italian word which literally means “angry” and the name of the sauce is due to the heat of chili peppers.

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Recipe: Peach Creamy Delight

Who wants a cheesy and creamy dessert?


Made this delightful dessert last weekend and it was a hit. Friends loved it! This recipe was my adaptation of Mango-float recipe which graham crackers, condensed milk and cream are the main ingredients. In the Philippines especially in my hometown Cebu, mango-float is very well-known dessert since mangoes are abundant. Unfortunately here in Saudi Arabia mangoes are quite scarce or if there’s available in the market it’s not the kind of mangoes I want. Replacing mangoes to peaches is a perfect alternative. Actually this recipe is versatile and very easy to make. You can use different kinds of fruits that will perfectly compliment the creamy and cheesy flavor of this dessert. (Recipe below) Continue reading “Recipe: Peach Creamy Delight”