McSpicy Original burger

October 16, 2017 - I was craving for a McSpicy burger. So I asked my mom to go to the nearest McDonald's store so we could order one. I ordered the original McSpicy burger, and I still liked it somehow - even though it was less spicy than the ones I ate in Grade 7. … Continue reading McSpicy Original burger


Pepsi soda in a can

October 14, 2017 - I was craving for something sweet and cold - specifically soda - so I got myself a cold Pepsi. I love everything about Pepsi except one - I loved the taste because it was the right amount of sweet - the sweet which reminded me of drinking sugary lemon iced tea … Continue reading Pepsi soda in a can

KitKat Ice Cream

When I get on the bus after school, I usually get tired. Or hungry. Or both. But today, I felt both tired and hungry. So I bought myself a KitKat ice cream from the Nestlé Ice Cream vendor near our school. KitKat ice cream is basically a cone which has chocolate ice cream and a KitKat … Continue reading KitKat Ice Cream

It’s a bad idea to drink Nesquik with sweeteners

Like I mentioned before, Nesquik is a sweet-tasting chocolate- (also in strawberry)- flavored drink from Nestlé. For me, Nesquik needs a little sugar because if it has no sugar at all, it tastes bitter. But when my aunt prepares Nesquik, she adds TOO MUCH sugar so it becomes overpoweringly sweet. I've argued with her that … Continue reading It’s a bad idea to drink Nesquik with sweeteners

Nestlé Snack

In a 7-Eleven branch in Hong Kong, I saw this German chocolate called Nestlé Snack, a milk chocolate-covered wafer with milk filling inside. I liked that neither the chocolate coating nor the milk filling isn't too sweet, and they both complement the wafer's mildness. So the entire candy bar's flavors are balanced. It also doesn't … Continue reading Nestlé Snack

Taiwanese Lipton Lemon Tea

For the past few days, I went to a Chinese store in Manila that sells Chinese, Japanese and Thai products. At that time, there wasn't much snacks that I think would appeal to me, because all of them were either noodle soup, processed meat (such as pork floss), or drinks like chrysanthemum tea, all of … Continue reading Taiwanese Lipton Lemon Tea

Wrigley’s Airwaves or Cool Air?

The American company Wrigley's (a division of the company Mars, and also known as the Wrigley Company) has produced several types of gum, such as Doublemint and Skittles. Here in the Philippines, people usually chew either Doublemint or Cool Air. But in Hong Kong and Taiwan, they don't sell Cool Air. Instead, they sell Airwaves. … Continue reading Wrigley’s Airwaves or Cool Air?

Mars’ drink versions of Mars and Snickers

In my recent visit to Hong Kong, I saw that the HKIA 7-11 outlet sold drink versions of the Mars and Snickers chocolate bars, called Mars Milk and Snickers Shake respectively.  They each cost HKD 25. The products each come in a reusable 350ml plastic squeeze bottle. Their labels are designed to mirror the candy … Continue reading Mars’ drink versions of Mars and Snickers

Strawberry Fanta from Indonesia

'The Coca-Cola Company first launched Fanta in Italy in 1955, quickly becoming a firm favourite around the world. It is now the UK’s favourite fruit-flavoured soft drink.' Source: However, in the Philippines, the brand is called Royal. I only found out about its original name in 2012, during a visit to a supermarket that … Continue reading Strawberry Fanta from Indonesia