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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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Sauteed Lima Beans by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Visiting Salcedo Market is a breath of fresh air but going there every week is also expensive. There’s a propensity to buy almost everything at the market, from raw fru ... Read on »
Sweet Potatoes with Greek Yogurt by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There are a few things that I always look forward to when I come home: family, the help I get from house hold helpers, my bed and the cool bedroom, a short visit to Sa ... Read on »
Eat, Shop and Eat in Hong Kong by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking     I’m back in Manila about more than week ago for a short vacation. A day after that, I left for Hong Kong with my mom, my sisters and their family. I haven’t ... Read on »
My Trip to Zamboanga City by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking at La Vista del Mar Zamboanga City or Ciudad de Zamboanga, is a highly urbanized city located in Mindanao, Philippines. It is currently ranked as the 6th most po ... Read on »
You had at chocolate, Hotel Chocolat by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One of the most pleasurable things in life is chocolates. I only know a few people who don’t love chocolates. Of course, they’re sweet and sexy but for true choco ... Read on »
You had me at Chocolate, Hotel Chocolat by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One of the most pleasurable things in life is chocolates. I only know a few people who don’t love chocolates. Of course, they’re sweet and sexy but for true choco ... Read on »
A Semester of Eating and Learning by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For the past few months, I’ve been occupied with my job in school. I’ve been handling breakfast service, teaching nutrition class and assisting in culinary classes. Th ... Read on »
Hello Cebu City by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’ve been staying here in Cebu for more than a month now. You might expect me to write about the places I’ve visited, the restaurants that I’ve tried, and the food that I’v ... 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 »
Partners with Rouxbe Online Cooking School by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’ve been a member of Rouxbe Online Cooking School since December 2007. And ever since I started my blog, I’ve been sharing some of their video recipes and techniques so y ... Read on »
Guest Post: Kare Kare (Ox Tail and Peanut Stew) by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Kare Kare is one of the Filipino dishes that are loved by many Filipino people. You either have to be brave or a Filipino to try Kare Kare. But the world’s palate ... 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 »
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 »
Watermelon Rind Kimchi by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I was 7 years old, I attempted to carry a huge watermelon that is sitting on our kitchen countertop. Just like any other curious kid, I carried it anyway altho ... Read on »
Guest Post: Easter Sunday and a White Chocolate Cheesecake by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My guest post for Easter Sunday is for Shirley who is the blog author of Enriching Your Kid. Shirley is a mother of two adorable kids who is ... Read on »
Napa Cabbage Kimchi by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Before I get into my kimchi post, here's my interview with Made in Kitchen . Thank you very much Rochelle of Acquired Taste .  Last December I was busy 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 »
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 »
Abundant Mangoes by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Apple Mango We are blessed with abundant mangoes this year, not only from one tree but from 3 other mango trees. We have two different typ ... Read on »
28 Day Real Food Challange: Day 28 - Beyond Twenty-Eight Days by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This is the last day of the challenge. Actually, I'm two days behind. Here's day 28 for some helpful guidelines from Nourished Kitchen. It's our final day on the 28-da ... Read on »