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Full On Taste and Sights at BZA HomeArts Cafe

From the first time …

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Eatsploring Eve’s Garden with New Foodie Friends

It’s time I made good on giving the winner of the X Marks the Spot for Good Baguio Foods blog anniversary giveaway (whew, that was long *hee) her prize.

exploring around Eve's Garden's garden

Ela (and Paolo) in the garden, amongst the lettuce, the chives, the rosemary and mint plants. =D

She had Eve’s Garden on her list and so I thought of helping her check it off.

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Walking on the Gustatory Memory Lane at Ebai’s Cafe and Pastry

As a kid, one of the meals that was regularly served in our home for lunch/dinner (most of the time it was lunch AND dinner =b) was dinengdeng, pinakbet and viands that had something to do with bagoong.  Since these dishes were chock-full of veggies, I didn’t really like them then.  Eew, saluyot! (I suppose I went through that normal phase of childhood where vegetables were the enemy at meal time.  I always felt like I could eat hotdogs, chicken, spaghetti, chocolates, ice cream and cake every meal of every day of my life. That’s six meals covered … and repeat. *snicker snicker)

There really wasn’t any choice when the mealtime bell rang and the plate laid out in front of me had a mountainous pile of rice and viand.  As a coping mechanism, my brother and I would ‘play’ with our food imagining it to be other things just so we could finish it. (No one leaves the table without a clean plate in our house. That’s a strict rule.  Just ask my brother who sat there … sleepily… for hours until he finished. Before he knew it, it’s dinner time! Say it like Yzma from Emperor’s New Groove =D)

Young Xine and brother

The kids who didn’t like their veggies. =))

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