Ramen Daisho: Authentic Ramen House

Impressions of a Princess has featured several Japanese restaurants and ramen-ya (ramen house) in the past. Today’s feature is a new name which is gaining popularity in the food business and has thus captured my attention. Without further ado, let me introduce to you Ramen Daisho. What’s in the name? Daisho comes from two Kanji characters “dai” meaning big and “sho” for fly. In translation, it means “fly high”. The owners of Ramen Daisho believe in this motto since they started putting up the business a little over a year ago. They trust the Filipinos’ penchant of trying new international Read More …

Prepare the perfect summer picnic

A three-course recipe plan for your next summer outing Planning the perfect summer picnic involves three supremely important ingredients: A great location, great company and of course, a picnic basket brimming with sumptuous food specially prepared. We’ve put together a full picnic course inspired by some of the most popular and creative picnic recipes we could lay our hands on. Everything is super simple to prepare, packed with flavour and most importantly easy to pack up and lug around in the big New Zealand outdoors. Watermelon Sangria – Freshly Made Move over Mojito, this zesty summer refresher is the new Read More …

Jack ‘n Jill Champalok and Mintini

When I arrived home yesterday, imagine my surprise when the receptionist of my condominium informed me that I got three huge boxes waiting to be picked up. Whoa, just what were in those boxes? Champalok The smaller box contained these purple goodies. Universal Robina Corporation’s Jack ‘n Jill Champalok is the company’s new tamarind-flavored, but without the seed, gummy candy. Packed in these cute 20 gm packs, these treats are available in all leading supermarkets, groceries, and convenient stores for only PHP 5 each! Champalok candies are chewy and sour and I totally love it! I popped several of these Read More …