Hainanese Delights, Robinsons Magnolia

It was one rainy Saturday afternoon when we stopped by Robinsons Magnolia to buy a gift for my nephew before heading to his birthday party. Since it was way too early for the party, we decided to grab a quick lunch at Hainanese Delights. Their food is really delicious and very affordable.

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Here’s what we had.

Hainanese Delights 3Best-selling White Chicken Php139

Hainanese Delights 4Hainan Fried Chicken Php139

Hainanese Delights 6Eat The Heat, Spicy Fried Squid Php190

Hainanese Delights 7Take The Cake, Crunchy Radish Cake Php90

Hainanese Delights 8Taste Of Pork, Pork Dumpling Php100

Hainanese Delights 5Unlimited Hainan Rice

There are still a lot of other foods to try and we’re definitely coming back for more.

Hainanese Delights, Robinsons Magnolia
Aurora Blvd., corner Dona Hemady St.
Quezon City

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Music Inspires Me

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Listening to classics really makes me feel good. It inspires me to write more when I do it while working. Couple it with a cup of coffee or tea, I wouldn’t even know that it’s time to stop and prepare the food supper. Do you also like listening to music? If yes, what type of music do you usually listen to?

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Review: Eat Smart Precision Pro Digital Thermometer

Everyone here at home is not fond of eating under cooked food except for my mom who likes her steak rare. Roasting chicken is also a challenge because I keep pricking the inside part of the thigh just to make sure that the juice coming from it is clear and not pink. It’s really hard to tell when you don’t have a food thermometer. I was actually about to get one when I was offered a chance to review EatSmart Precision Pro Digital Thermometer.

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Product Description

-[2014 VERSION] – EatSmart designed specifically for professional and home cooks alike. Durable, reliable and easy to use.
-Splashproof design. Rapid Response Time – Temperatures in 5 Seconds or Less
-1.5mm Step-Down Probe – Reduces Puncture Hole Size to Keep Juices in Meat; FDA Approved
-Innovative Splash Proof Design; Anti-Microbial Sleeve Inhibits Bacteria Growth
-1 CR2032 battery included; EatSmart 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

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My Thoughts

I like that this food thermometer is small and easy to hold. I also like the color and it looks very modern. I was very excited when it arrived and can’t wait to try it, so I decided to make roast chicken. I didn’t have to insert it too deep into the thigh and what really amazed me is that in just a few seconds, I already got a reading. The numbers are big enough and the blue backlight makes it easy for me to read the meat temperature even without my specs.

Another great feature of this thermometer is it tells you to what degree you should cook your meat. This is a big plus because the cooking time and temperature for each type of meat varies.

The tool is easy to clean. I simply washed it with soap and water, wiped it and stored.

Recommendation

If you’re not used to using a thermometer when cooking meat, you should start using one. You won’t believe how handy it is and how it cuts your cooking time. It saves you money as well because you don’t have to keep on opening your oven just to check if your meat is cooked, helping you save on gas or energy. Best of all, you and your family will have a perfectly cooked meat every time. This is definitely a must have!

Where to buy?

You can avail of the EatSmart Precision Pro Digital Thermometer on Amazon. To know more about the food thermometer and for more information about their other products please visit Eat Smart.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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What Should You Know About Grass Fed Food?

Nowadays meat producers do not actually send animals to be fattened with the use of grains, grass and organic supplements. Animals are artificially pumped and there are practically no natural pastures that are used. The alternative that now keeps gaining popularity is offered by grass fed animals.

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Grass Fed Animals

The new ranchers choose not to treat animals, livestock with the use of hormones. There are practically no growth promoting additives. These additions will make the animal grow at a really fast pace, one that is not natural. Animals that are fed grass and only organic produce will live a life with low stress and do not actually need drugs and antibiotics.

Grass Fed Meet Nutrition

According to Good Grub People, the major advantage associated with raising animals that are grass fed is that the meat that is obtained is far more nutritious as everything develops at a natural rate. When compared with feedlot meat, you will notice that all grass fed animals, including goats, lambs, sheep, bison and cattle, have a low total fat percentage. There is also a lower content of cholesterol, calories and saturated fat. The food basically includes more Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Omega 3 fatty acids and beta carotene, among others.

Grass Farming

The main reason why large meat producers do not actually raise animals with the use of grass farming and prefer chemicals is the fact that it takes a lot more time. When referring to the unnatural techniques used by the large suppliers, they make a whole lot more money due to the sheer quantity of products that is offered.

Grass fed beef is more succulent and tender because of the nutrition that is used. A natural and highly nutritious diet is the reason why the meat tastes better. However, this automatically means lower profits for the farmers because they simply cannot produce as much as the companies that do use additives.

Conclusions

The most important thing you should know about grass fed beef and grass fed farming is that the meat obtained is a lot better for your body. You gain access to meat that has a much lower fat content and you can be sure you will actually receive the nutrients that meat should have. Unfortunately, what you buy from the supermarket is guaranteed not to have something like this. You practically end up having to consume more meat in order to gain access to the same nutrients. This is not at all a good idea since you also end up with higher fat content and the meat is generally filled with some things that are not that great for the human body.

If you really want to have a perfect nutrition, you have to be sure that you know the source of the meat you consume. The same thing can be said about fruits and vegetables. There’s a growing number of manufacturers that use chemicals and fertilizers that are not at all safe for the environment and for human life. Make sure you make the correct choice and you go organic, whenever possible!

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Dolcelatte, Quezon Avenue

Dolcelatte doesn’t just serve the yummiest croughnuts. Their food is also great. My family had a chance to finally go there and try their food. Here’s what we had.

dolce latte clubhouse sandwichDolcelatte Club Sandwich Php385

dolce latte 2Foie Gras with Apple Cranberry Chutney Php 325

dolce latte 5 putanescaPuttanesca Php 375

dolce latte 3Fillet Mignon Php 673

dolcelatte  lamb chopPan Grilled Porkchop with Apple Sauce Php386

dolce latte  chicken kebobItalian Style Chicken Kebob

dolce latte 8Dolcelatte Hawaiian Pizza

dolce latte 7Iced Latte

Too bad we didn’t get to try the croughnuts because they were all gone by the time we arrived. I made a mental note to pre-order next time.  The food was really great and we’re definitely coming back. There’s still a lot to try from their menu anyway.

Address: 1616 Quezon Avenue, South Triangle, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

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Ball Canning Discovery Kit Giveaway (ends Aug. 30)

My family loves pickled veggies. And what better way to always have them than to make the pickles by yourself. Join below for a chance to win a ball canning discovery kit.

 

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Hosted by: Queen of Savings, Here we go again, ready?, Intelligent Domestications & The Minister’s Wife Stamps & Saves

Sponsor: Ball Home Canning

Prizes: Ball Canning Discovery Kit & 2 Cases of Ball Limited Edition Spring Green Heritage Collection Jars

Dates: 8/16-8/30

Open to: US Residents 18+

Enter to win using the Giveaway Tools Widget below. Good luck!

 

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The Honest Kitchen Halcyon Duck Dog Food Giveaway (ends Aug. 30)

Just like chicken and beef, ducks are great for your pups, too. The Duck Recipe is made healthier by adding chia seeds and buckwheat. Join below for a chance to win a box of Honest Kitchen Halcyon Duck Dog Food.

 

The Honest Kitchen Halcyon Duck Dog Food Giveaway

Hosted by: Queen of Savings, Here we go again, ready? and Intelligent Domestications

Sponsor: The Honest Kitchen

Halcyon dog food is the newest complete, whole grain diet that includes cage-free duck. It is AAFCO complete and balanced for adult maintenance, made with dehydrated cage-free duck, rolled oats, vegetables, and fruits. Because duck is a novel protein, it’s great for pups who have problems digesting to common proteins like chicken or beef. Halcyon also features unique ancient grains, like buckwheat & chia, that provide a clean source of nutrition including protein and essential fatty acids for your favorite four-legged member of the family.

Prize: 4 lb. bag of The Honest Kitchen Halcyon Duck Dog Food

Dates: 8/16-8/30

Open to: US Residents 18+

Enter to win using the Giveaway Tools Widget below. Good luck!

 

Disclosure: Yummy as can be did not receive compensation for this post and is not responsible for prize fulfillment.

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