Ultimate Taste Test X: Rockwell

Last September 15, Blue Toque once again joined the Ultimate Taste Test. This time, the event was held in Rockwell Tent from 11 to 9 pm. It was hosted by Tim Tayag.

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Foodgasm 2012 and Blue Toque

Last July, I received an invitation from the UP Economics Society to join one of their projects – The Foodgasm. Basically, it is very similar to the Ultimate Taste Test of Mr. Anton Diaz, except that it is not only a food tasting event but also a food competition. And with Foodgasm, the winners will receive trophies and be featured by several food bloggers.

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UTT8 Results – Blue Toque’s The Ultimate

The results are finally out! Blue Toque got the 5th spot during the last Ultimate Taste Test 8 Global Gastronomy! It also bagged the title for the Overall Winner, Dessert Category. Blue Toque got a score of 4.1 out of 5! =) WOW!

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Ultimate Taste Test #8: Global Gastronomy

Last May 24, I joined the 8th installment of the Ultimate Taste Test which was held at the NBC Tent at The Fort. The Ultimate Taste Test event was first organized by the prominent food blogger, Mr. Anton Diaz of http://www.ourawesomeplanet.com.

This event is made for both the passionate people who are starting up their home-based businesses and for those food lovers who wanted to be a food critic for a day. Basically, the first would prepare bite-size samples of their specialty Continue reading

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Seven Corners Buffet

My boyfriend and I celebrated our first anniversary by eating at Seven Corners Buffet located at the second floor of Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ortigas Avenue.

It was actually called Seven Corners because the place literally has seven corners showcasing the different gourmet dishes such as Oriental, Mediterranean, Western, etc. Compared to Sofitel, the choices were not so overwhelming. The huge drapes of maroon curtains added to the classy and elegant ambiance.

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My first ever project for 2012: Naked Cake

This is my first blog post and I honestly don’t really know how to start but I’ll just dive in anyway!

The Naked Wedding Cake.

A few months before, I was asked by my friend’s sister, Gia, to make a “naked cake” similar to that of Hilary Duff’s wedding cake. Instead of the traditional fondant-covered wedding cake, the naked cake is composed of tiers that are unfrosted, all layers being edible and all sides, visible.

I was hesitant at first to accept the offer because it is Gia’s wedding gift for her best friend. If I accept it, she will be my first client and that naked cake will be my first wedding cake project ever. I don’t want to disappoint. And I’m definitely scared to “ruin” a wedding celebration because of a badly made cake. Continue Reading…

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