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  • What’s now in season in Australia?

    April 29, 2015 4:00 PM 38

    MANILA, Philippines - Every time you eat or drink is always an opportunity to make your body stronger and healthier,” says chef Tim Hollands. “You are what you eat. Parents these days are coaxing their children to eat healthy: whole grains, vegetables and fruits. Between a chocolate bar and an apple, I would pack an apple into a kid’s lunchbox.” The Australian

  • Bite into the rich chocolate crisp of the new Cream-O Brownie Crunch

    April 29, 2015 4:00 PM 35

    MANILA, Philippines - Cream-O can can be enjoyed in a crispy and chocolate indulgence, the Jack ‘n Jill Cream-O Brownie Crunch. This latest innovation from Universal Robina Corporation (URC) is a different take on the traditional chocolate brownies. The crunchy chocolate brownie crisps come in two variants — Peanut Thins and Choco Chips. Cream-O Brownie

  • Convotherm 4 combi oven: The practical choice of discerning chefs

    April 29, 2015 4:00 PM 45

    MANILA, Philippines - With numerous options available in the market today, deciding on which oven to get for a professional kitchen all boils down to a brand’s reliability and sterling reputation. Convotherm, a German brand known for its world-first innovations and patents including the first professional combi steamer equipped with the patented energy-saving

  • What’s on the Menu? Mango sago for moms on Mother’s Day at Luk Yuen

    April 29, 2015 4:00 PM 48

    MANILA, Philippines - Luk Yuen offers an array of dim sum choices, congees, freshly made noodles, a la carte dishes and set menus for groups on Mother’s Day. Cap off the meal with shakes and desserts. Mothers get one mango sago for free with a minimum food order of P700 on Mother’s Day. Luk Yuen is located at Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan; Building

  • Luxury on the agenda

    April 28, 2015 11:50 AM 52

    The first Condé Nast International Luxury Conference, in partnership with Swarovski and Place Vendôme Qatar, has debuted in Florence. The inaugural seminar entitled “Hard Luxury” took place on the 22nd and 23rd April in the renowned Palazzo Vecchio. Curated and hosted by Suzy Menkes, International Vogue Editor, the Conference has brought together a diverse

  • Fast facts on stem cell treatment

    April 27, 2015 3:59 PM 35

    1. It uses unspecialized cells. Think of these cells as little kids who are yet to determine what they want to be. Stem cells are formed with no specific function, thus giving them potential to develop into different cell types. Like kids who become doctors, lawyers, or engineers at a certain age, stem cells acquire a specific function like a red blood

  • ‘My girlfriend has a lesbian lover’

    April 27, 2015 3:59 PM 43

    Before my girlfriend and I went steady, I already knew that she had two lesbian and two male lovers, yet I still accepted her because she was really my type physically and personality-wise. Then, a few days ago, several of her housemates told me that her last live-in lesbian lover was visiting her for the past two months, many times overnight! My girlfriend

  • Are you baking with healthy flours?

    April 27, 2015 3:59 PM 28

    Kids are home for the summer break. Perfect time to bake something together. The best time to experiment, too, by using alternatives to white flour. Check your favorite grocery chain as most already have health corners; otherwise, Healthy Options would be a good bet for the availability of some, if not all, of the choices below. Another option is to do the flour

  • The biscuit for your coffee

    April 27, 2015 10:40 AM 33

    Since 1932 in Europe, the Lotus Biscoff caramelized biscuits have been coffee break’s favorite. One bite of this Belgian cookie and they said, the only thing you’ll be asking is a cup of hot, freshly-brewed coffee. In 1985 in the US, this sweet cookie brand became America’s favorite in-flight treat. Lotus is still offered in Delta Air Lines (US), Brussels

  • 10 reasons why you should attend Madrid Fusión Manila

    April 22, 2015 9:04 PM 34

    MANILA, Philippines - A few hours from now, the Philippines will play host to one of the largest and most anticipated culinary events in the world--Madrid Fusión Manila. This April 24-26, Manila will be a global hotspot for learning about the future of cuisine as chefs from Spain, Asia and the Philippines converge at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay