Lasang Pinoy, Sundays #38: Strawberry Napoleones

| February 28, 2009

This is my take on this weeks Tri-Colore theme for Lasang Pinoy, Sundays (La.Pi.S.)…Strawberry Napoleones.  These are very easy to make.  I got the recipe from the November 2007 issue of my favorite food magazine from the Philippines, “Yummy”. For added visual impact and appeal, stack ’em up to make a Strawberry Napoleones tower… It’s  […]

Restaurant Discounts and Freebies

| February 27, 2009

It’s raining freebies and discounts this week and I’m definitely not complaining!  Last Wednesday, thanks to a most valuable tip from my friend, Chloe, I was able to enjoy a free veggie sub from Quiznos. I know, I know, I could have gotten a more loaded sub but I’m Catholic and Wednesday was Ash Wednesday, […]

Cafe Munchkin’s Birthday Blowout

| February 23, 2009

Cafe Munchkin turned a year old on February 12th.  I didn’t forget, I was just too busy that week, Valentine’s week, that I had to hold off the celebration for another day…TODAY. :)  But before we get the party started, let me bore you with some details about this food blog. Cafe Munchkin started off […]

Lasang Pinoy, Sundays #37: Deli Wraps

| February 21, 2009

“It’s a WRAP!” is this week’s theme for Lasang Pinoy, Sundays (La.Pi.S).  I was tempted to do a post on Chipotle, where we had dinner last Valentine’s Day with our friends.  But I decided against it because as much as I possibly can, I like posting products of my kitchen adventures, at least, as far […]

Hearty Onigiri

| February 20, 2009

Friday last week, I made heart-shaped Bistek Onigiri for my daughter’s lunch.  She had a Valentine’s Day party in school that day and I thought it would be fun to make her something “hearty”. I used cookie-cutters to make these, an idea which I got from a dear friend, Thess, who made the cutest Spam […]