Chef Gene Gonzalez to demo old Kapampangan cuisine

Noted author and chef Gene Gonzalez is the featured chef in tomorrow's Maya Kitchen Culinary Elite Series to be held at the Liberty Building in Arnaiz Avenue, Makati City from 9am to 1pm. Chef Gene will teach his audience how to cook and prepare the following dishes of Old Pampanga: Adobo del Diablo (Capampangan Adobo); Menudo Sulipeña (Oxtail Stew), slow simmered dish of oxtail, ham and Chorizo Bilbao with a dash of brandy; Pato Al Caparas (Duck with Capers), a stew simmered and braised duck with ham, liver and capers; Pastel Juan, chewy and buttery coconut bars; ... Continue Reading...

Ipanema opens in SM Seaside City Cebu

Ipanema's super comfy flip-flops are perfect for running around in the islands, and it's just perfect that it has opened in the sprawling SM Seaside City Cebu, now the country's third largest mall. Located at the second level Seaside View, Ipanema's concept store in SM Seaside City has a colorful and modern design that lets customers imbibe the laid-back Brazilian beach lifestyle. It features Ipanema's latest footwear collection with a variety of colors and designs, highlighted by its signature buttery-soft sole that provide utmost comfort to one’s feet. Ipanema ... Continue Reading...

Relax … join our #LUXNights giveaway! (3 winners)

Shower time has never been the same ever since I got acquainted with the new line of LUX soap and body wash. I never thought that I could bathe with perfume but this is what LUX pampers me with every single day. The way it engulfs me in its elegant scent and the smoothness with which it glides on my skin are enough to relieve my daily stresses away. So easy to indulge with LUX! The multi-talented actress Solenn Heussaff agrees. She is busier than you and me but she also relies on Lux. For Solenn, busy days deserve #LUXNights. And now, for a limited ... Continue Reading...

Converse unveils SS2016 collection & lovin’ my new Chuck 2 Mono!

I've been lovin' Converse Chucks because they take me back to those glorious college days. Ten jobs, being a mom and what feels like a gazillion years later, am still wearing sneakers and it sort of reminds me that some things never change. Classic is the best word to describe a Converse. Colors, patterns and designs may change with each season but you can still spot what makes this footwear an icon from a mile away. During the recent Spring Summer 2016 Press Preview, I was glad to make the acquaintance of this Chuck Taylor All Star II Mono. It came in two styles ... Continue Reading...

Win big prizes in Watsons Switcher’s Surprise !

It's only the first quarter of 2016 and yet, Watsons - our favorite personal care store - is upping the ante by offering BIG prizes for its Switcher's Surprise campaign. I've written before how Watsons label products are so good and affordable. It's really a treat that they're now offering swanky prizes like flat screen TVs, brand new gadgets like the Macbook Air and even free trips abroad just for buying Watsons. Got to see this for myself when I went to the Watsons branch in Mall of Asia last week. I bumped into this Filipina and her American fiance going out the ... Continue Reading...