My Kitchen Challenge – 4 Days of Healthy & Yummy Meals

Singapore is a food paradise. It offers wide assortment of flavorful food which origins may be traced from China, India and the Malay peninsula. Like its culture, the food here is so diverse and it’s people has this deep, long relationship with good food. Singaporeans would know where the best place to eat Hainanese Chicken…

Counting Blessings over Adobo Wraps

Jodee, my only child, turned 10 last weekend and we hosted a small gathering to celebrate her birthday in our home. It was a “royal” party as every adult wore their glittering paper crowns and the pretty little girls wore their cute silver tiaras. As host, my family felt happy when we see our guests…

Pinoy-Style Chicken Curry Easy Recipe

We found our new nest! Tweet! Tweet! :) :) :) I, the mother hen, along with my brood, is so happy to settle in our new home. Our rented, two-bedroom HDB flat is simply adorable with its humble furnishings, freshly renovated sit-down toilets, comfortable bedroom, airy living room, and spacious kitchen. Our block is just…

Restaurants to Try on Singapore Holidays

They say Philippines celebrates the longest Christmas. I must agree since as early as September you will hear Christmas songs playing in the radios, Christmas countdowns showing in TV shows, malls, parks and major roads displaying colorful decors and dancing lights. And as the days go closer to Christmas Day, every Pinoy could feel that…

Shopping for Durian, Black Chicken and Frog Legs

What have started as a smooth-sailing start of my expat life has turned quite challenging lately… It all started three exhausting weeks ago when I accepted a contract work here in Singapore. The job should be pretty easy as it is in a similar business environment I had in Manila. The job is a simple…

5-Minute Chili Garlic Shrimp

I have some frozen shrimp left in the fridge from last weekend’s Seafood Marinara dish, so what I did was to create a quick Chili Garlic Shrimp for our dinner. The ingredients aside from the shrimp? A little bit of everything I have in my kitchen… exciting lah! :P Ingredients: shrimp, peeled with tails on…

My Anniversary Seafood Marinara

Last week, I got a call from Griffith’s Primary School that my daughter passed her placement test and she will join Primary 4 classes starting January 2, 2013. If I were to put a hash tag on this good news it would be #proudmama #newbeginnings #everydayblessings. :) :) :) The school year in Singapore starts…

Creamy Monggo Sauté and Katipunan Stories

Sunday is Family Day for the Mangalonzo household. We usually go to mass together in the morning, eat home-cooked lunch, stroll in the mall after and then cap the night watching a feel-good movie. But we woke up late so the order of activities for this Sunday has changed and we started our day having…