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Divina

Pasay City, Philippines
I started this blog so I can do something for myself after taking care of my father for almost 4 years until he died. With many year of being inactive in the food industry, creating this blog is my way to promote myself and to reach more to other people. With my training in culinary arts and... Full Bio
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Improving Legume's Digestibility by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Beans are supernatural foods. They are a good source of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals and fiber. Unfortunately, people are afraid to use them because of its som ... Read on »
In Pursuit of Something by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Looking for "subway tiles" for the kitchen wall but they're outdated already.. So, we opted for mosaic tiles in white. The house is almost d ... Read on »
In Search of Ingredients by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Genesis 1:29 “ See, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the land and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them for food." ... Read on »
International Gnocchi Party: Braised Beef Short Ribs Adobo on Potato Gnocchi by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I can’t remember who initiated the International Gnocchi Party but teaming up with Penny and Christine while inviting more food bloggers to join this "get-together" i ... Read on »
International Pizza Pie Incident: Breakfast Pizza by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My friends from Les Roches are aware that I have a huge appetite. Coming from a tropical country, you can just imagine how hungry I am most of the time when I st ... Read on »
It's Harvest Time by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I know what you’re thinking when you saw the photo above, “This is probably the ugliest avocados I have ever seen. ” You might not even buy it if you see something like ... Read on »
Journey to Serendipity by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Risk-taking, trust, and serendipity are key ingredients of joy. Without risk, nothing new ever happens. Without trust, fear creeps in. Without serendipity, there are no s ... Read on »
Just Reached my 100th Post by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Actually, this is my 104th post. I was looking at my posts about a month a go and keep looking at the figures before it reached 100th. My brother-in-law keeps on telling m ... Read on »
Kulinarya Cooking Club - Roasted Chicken, Salted Egg and Pickled Mango Empanadas by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The Kulinarya website defined this word as a movement to inspire everyone to refine Filipino cuisine. Although I was born and raised in the Philippines, my kno ... Read on »
Last Harvest by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last Monday and Friday we had our last avocado harvest. I was hoping for more avocados to last until the end of the year but every tree has its own season. So far, we g ... Read on »
Lessons from Watermelon Kimchi by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last week I had an idea of making a watermelon rind kimchi and here are some lessons that I’ve learned from it just in case you want to make your own: Make sure to c ... Read on »
Mealtess Day Challange: Quinoa and Black Bean Salad by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I want to take a break from eating brown rice and today I would like to reward myself with quinoa. But since our water pipe has been damaged and would need a few ho ... Read on »
Meatless Challenge: Lentil Stew by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m not a vegetarian but I’ve made vegetarian dishes before, some of them are actually posted on this blog. And if you’re a vegetarian and the rest of the family is not ... Read on »
Meatless Day Challange: Baked Potato with Black-Eyed Peas Salad by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I received a text message from my nephew the other day asking me if I sent him an email about an iPhone. I replied back that I didn’t. "" Later that ... Read on »
Meatless Day Challange: Black-Eyed Pea Fritters and Roasted Cauliflower Pita Sandwich by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Life without fried foods is actually boring. Do you agree? There are some foods that are meant to be fried while others can be modified. I actually hate deep-fr ... Read on »
Meatless Day Challange: Southern Indian Vegetable Curry with Curry Leaves by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For those of you who cook at lot, I believe that you have quite a collection of cookbooks at home. Some of them have been untouched; most have been browse ... Read on »
Meatless Day Challenge: Savory Breakfast Brown Rice Bowl by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking What do you eat for breakfast? I’m actually curious what people eat at the start of the day. My breakfast choices have improved compared many years ago. I ... Read on »
Meatless Day Challenge: Gluten-Free Korean Pancakes by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A few years ago, I became a fan of watching Korean TV shows which happened to be very popular in the Philippines after the invasion of Taiwanese drama shows ... Read on »
Mediterranean-Style Squid Stew by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My brother Anthony used to go to the wet market with my late-father every Sunday. It is one of those activities that they really enjoyed doing. And Sunday is the day th ... Read on »
Merry Christmas by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My family and I usually eat out during Christmas Eve most especially when dad was still alive. It has always been a tradition every year. As the years go by, we still do ea ... Read on »