Shawarma Gourmet is Baking Bliss

Though it was raining awfully hard, the delivery man still came over with my box of baked goodies from Shawarma Gourmet. This shows true grit, and commitment in service. The structure of the boxed packaging was still in perfect shape, and when I opened the box, a pleasing aroma of cinnamon and sugar filled the…

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Cacao, food of the Gods

I love chocolate, but when organizations like Harvard Health Publishing discusses the health benefits (like improved memory) with chocolate consumption, then I am sure you will find more reasons to love Philippine-made chocolate in this article about JN CACAO.

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Portions Please

Last night’s dinner was Shabu-Shabu. We used an induction hob to heat the cast iron sukiyaki pot as we boiled chinese cabbage, negi onions, an assortment of mushroom, tofu and sliced pork meats. After they have come to a boil, we pick up with chopsticks and dip into our sauce bowls and dine. This Japanese…

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Philippines vs Japan handling COVID19

Personal space dictates how one communicates, works and lives, especially in Japan, far more than in any other country worldwide. I was predominantly raised in Asia, specifically in the Philippines, and for a majority of this year, I have been living in Japan and with the wave of this coronavirus crisis, I have a few…

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Sedentary Effects

In February of 2017, I earned my Ashtanga and Restorative Yoga Teacher Training from Ken Harakuma (of the International Yoga Centre of Japan) and during my training, I learnt about the negative effects of a sedentary desk-bound life. To name a few, The Obvious Health Risk is weight gain, which can lead to obesity, diabetes,…

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