I have been obese for all my life. It’s unfortunate that I inherited most of the obesity genes from my father’s side. When I was young, my parents didn’t really care much about immunity and forgot the long term effects of overeating. Although I was active in sports back then, it’s still not enough because I still eat more.
I once watched a feature on Australian cuisine in the Travel and Living channel and part of it, they talked about Vegemite. Many say that this is a favorite among Australians but never a favorite among non-Australians. I became curious about this spread and wondered if it really tasted good. When I learned that I was about to go to Australia for my training, I immediately thought of tasting this Australian delicacy. I got to taste it when I was having breakfast in Seasons Botanic Gardens, the hotel where I was staying at.
Vegemite is an Australian food paste made of yeast extract so basically it’s a spread for biscuits, crackers, toasts and many more. It’s dark-brown, looks like molasses but it’s a far cry from its taste. This spread has been around since 1922 and was bought by Kraft in the 1990’s. Now, how does it taste like? Well, it tastes like Chinese ham, it’s very salty. I took the advice of my boss in Australia to combine it with butter so that it wouldn’t become too salty.
If you were able to watch Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations episode on the Philippines, chances are, you may have heard of Zubuchon. Zubuchon is not your typical lechon with smooth skin. I think the skin is pricked while it’s being cooked. Continue reading “Cebu foodtripping #2: Zubuchon”
Sharlyne told me that we should try the Avocado Cake of Lia’s Cakes in Season. And since we we’re going to Tiendesitas for the Canon sale months ago, we might as well try the cake that she was raving about. Continue reading “Lia’s Cakes in Season”
Usually, a buffet ranges from 250 to 500 pesos. Some who would offer buffet would have a higher price than the usual range because of the variety of the dishes they offer. Paul Calvin’s Deli, located along Rizal Avenue in Fort Bonifacio, offers a number of selections at a price that one would usually pay for in a buffet. Continue reading “Have a great Buffet at Paul Calvin’s Deli”