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Showing posts from June 14, 2022

Carmina's Review on Second Branch of Sundays Cafe and Restaurant in Maginhawa, Quezon City

We have friends who love to eat out and have no clue where there are places to dine.  No problem with based on my experience we can refer them to places that are reasonable prices. Carmina had tried Sundays Cafe in the branch located in Marikina. I was informed by the server they will be opening their second location sometime this year. Few days ago, Mom Violy, Carmina and some friends came with us to see the new branch of Sundays Cafe and Restaurant in Maginhawa, Quezon City. There is parking in front of the restaurant.  We walked in and noticed a sign saying it was a soft opening. The place was full yet they we're able to accompany us to our table on the ground floor. Someone working there gave us a tour upstairs where the function rooms to those having a party.  The restroom is unisex the first door has the handicap and two restroom doors for male and female to use. The two menus were handed to us one is Filipino and International food.  Next the utensils, napkins, glass water p

Mom Violy's Craving at Sala Thai in Fremont, California

Mom Violy has been craving to eat at Sala Thai in Fremont, California after her doctor's appointment. Upon entering inside Sala Thai you'll need to wear a face mask and a server will hand you a menu with their lunch specials. Mom Violy had ordered Eggplant with Brown Rice  Carmina had ordered Pad Thai with Shrimp Paying the tab you need to go to the counter of  Sala Thai  they accept cash and credit card. NOTE: Carmina is not selling or advertising for food served at Sala Thai in Fremont, California. Subscribe & Follow @  Carmina Lifestyle  a place to look, discover and share. Thank you for your support!

Carmina's Review on Wine Tasting at Laird Family Estate

Catalina had planned a surprised for Carmina for her visit to Napa Valley over the weekend.  All through my life I've never experience a real wine tasting with your best friend often seen in social media from friends you've known for a long time. Sometimes we don't get those invitation we see from friends who have real buddies to hang out doing what they call relaxation by unwind yourself enjoy the wine savoring the appetizers that blends well with what type of wine you have in your glass. Catalina had reserved at  Laird Family Estate  in which she has a relative Ezra Chavez currently working there to explain us what type of wines available for us to try. Cold Creek Ranch Pinot Grigio Sonoma-Carneros Napa Valley Sauvignon Blac Cold Creek Ranch Chardonnay Sonoma-Carneros Red Hen Ranch Chardonnay, Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley Phantom Ranch Pinot Noir Jullian's Red Wine Blend, Napa Valley Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon  Carmina's Review: Cold Creek Ranch Pinot Grigi

Catalina's Boiled Salsa Recipe

Our next cooking with Catalina is when she explains what type of chili pepper and the difference on each Mexican meal. Catalina always had a passion to cook ever since she was growing up in Mexico. Boiled Salsa Recipe: Ingredients: 4 Tomatoes Chili Pepper Garlic 2 - Cup Water Blender Cooking Instructions: In a sauce pan with two cups of water add the tomatoes let it boil than add the chili peppers until it is fully cooked remove from heat and peel skin off from tomato by holding with a fork place it in the blender along with the cooked chili pepper and sauce. Use a strainer to remove the excess and your boiled salsa is ready to be consumed with your Mexican dish. NOTE: Carmina is not selling or advertising for products used to make the boiled salsa. Subscribe & Follow @ Carmina Lifestyle  a place to look, discover and share. Thank you for your support!

Catalina's Chilaquiles Recipe

  Other than having an ordinary breakfast we can topped it by upgrading our meal with a Mexican touch by Catalina who will demonstrate how to make it. It is Carmina's first time to have a real Mexican breakfast of the home of Catalina. You will be needing the following ingredients for Chilaquiles starting the procedure to begin. 10 Pieces - Corn Tortilla (sliced in cubes) Red Onion Panela Cheese Catalina's preference in Corn Tortilla brand is to look for this found in the grocery store. Cooking Instructions for Chilaquiles: Place in frying pan add olive oil add sliced tortilla and let it become crispy before adding chopped red onions mix well by adding panela cheese until it is melted and prepared to serve along with your choice of egg on your plate. Watch a short video how to make Chilaquiles the way Catalina does it in her own kitchen: Carmina had enjoyed her breakfast meal cooked especially from the heart of Catalina. NOTE: Carmina is not selling or advertising for products

Catalina's Two-Way Egg Breakfast with Final Touch Recipe

We can start our morning is to have a heavy breakfast in which Catalina being a mother she prefers to feed her family a healthy meal. Today we are starting off having a Mexican omelet that is very colorful to brighten your day. Everyone prefers their eggs cooked a different way. Catalina's Omelets Recipe: Ingredients: Egg Half and Half Milk Black Pepper Himalayan Pink Salt Olive Oil Cheese Catalina goes based on how many eggs you would like to eat. The portion of the half and half is only a little amount by adding a dash of black pepper and Himalayan pink salt by mixing together in a bowl. Cooking Instructions: Heat up a small frying pan with olive oil in low heat until hot place egg batter in pan waits till bubbles appear and flip over and transfer to a serving plate. Set aside Topping Ingredients: Bell Pepper (red, green and yellow) (sliced) Onion Leaks (sliced) Jalapeno Pepper (remove seeds) Himalayan Pink Salt Black Pepper Cooking Instructions: Heat up a frying pan with olive o