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Ms. Oggi, with her post Banana Blueberry Frozen Swirl Dessert, on I Can Do That!

This homemade dessert is just about perfect right now! It's days (and recipes) like this that makes me wish I have an ice cream maker (though you can make this without an ice cream maker)! I highly encourage you to take a peek at how Ms. Oggi made this delicious homemade'll love it!
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First, am so sorry for my late visits to your Food Friday posts! My family and I are currently on vacation and internet connection is unreliable. Ugh. But with persistence (and loads of patience), I know I'll get there. Expect to see more eats that I didn't prepare (do I hear a sigh of happiness? LOL) since I won't be in my little kitchen...chances are, we might be eating out or my mom's cook did all the cooking. :D

This is what my family had during lunch on the day that we arrived here in Cagayan de Oro City, two days ago (forgot to take a shot of the fried chicken - good thing we all know what that looks like! lol):

Our flight was delayed (it seems to be a norm now, the flight delays) so we arrived in Cagayan de Oro (CDO) at about half past eleven in the morning - time for lunch! Since I wasn't in the mood to wait for our food (and I know the kids were hungry, too), I asked hubby to take us to a restaurant that serves food fast, was delicious, and wouldn't burn a hole through our pockets (always a Scrooge, LOL). He took us to Cucina de Oro and I was glad the place wasn't full; we had to wait for around ten (or was it fifteen?) minutes for our food, though.

But it was worth the wait! I really liked their pochero (reminded me of bulalo, but with lots of meat on the bones and the soup was thicker); the chicken ati-atihan (and their fried chicken) was delicious but nothing spectacular; the barbecued ostrich meat was a bit tough (first time I had it and surprisingly, almost gamey); and their sinuglaw (grilled pork meat which was diced and mixed in with the raw fresh fish; prepared ceviche-like) was a nice surprise. All in all, a very satisfying lunch!

I know there are loads of great restaurants here in CDO (saw Kenny Rogers, and Max's during our first night) but I want to try the ones that I won't be able to find back home. Hopefully, ones that aren't so darn expensive! lol. ;)

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2 shared thoughts:

Jean Soo at: Fri Apr 12, 11:23:00 AM GMT+8 said...

wow... yr luch looks yummy! Happy holidays, maiylah!

maiylah at: Sat Apr 13, 04:54:00 AM GMT+8 said...

Hi, Jean!
It was! we're now on our third day of our vacation and I think I have gained a few pounds already! lol! thanks so much, dear <3

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