Chinese New Year is over but I found my self thinking and craving for love letter wafers. When I was living in Singapore, these yummy treats were everywhere during the CNY! I have never seen them before so naturally I was very intrigued.
Love letter wafers or "Kueh Kapit" are crispy thin wafers made from coconut milk and flour. They are a lot like our barquillos except for the strong coconut taste and the auspicious words and symbols that are beautifully embossed on each wafer. They are either rolled or folder into a triangle.
So pretty! I'm not really sure why these wafers are called Love Letters, but a Chinese-Malaysian friend mentioned that there is an old rumor that these cookies were once used to hide romantic notes between lovers. Isn't that just sweet? :)
[UPDATE 2/2/14: Place in now closed] Waffles for breakfast? Yes please!
I was so happy when we decided to have breakfast at The House of Waffles in Camp John Hay. I'm not sure, but I think this restaurant used to be Country Waffles.
Golden waffle served with butter and maple syrup.
We also ordered a yummy Mexican style omelet! It had jalapeno peppers, cheese, sour cream and tomatoes. Served with toast and hash brown. Our meals didn't come with coffee so we decided to drop by Starbucks which is just a few meters away from House of Waffles.
Iced coffee and juice. We also bought a Baguio mug for our collection. I was also looking for a sterling silver bracelet in the shop but sadly did not find a design that I liked.
I'm not sure if we're 100% ready. I mean, every time we check our list something gets added! I'm really excited, but I am also looking forward to the after party so we can finally relax :)
We dropped by our venue over the weekend to do some last minute checks. I still can't get over how beautiful the place is! So glad we picked this place! Btw, we'll be saying our vows in this altar :) Too bad we can't bring Nugget and Kumo with us since the 3 hour car ride would be too much for them :(
Thankfully, this little kitty said she will be coming :)
I remember watching Rent at the Music Museum with my high school buddy in 1999. Monique Wilson played Maureen. Michael de Mesa and JM Rodriguez were also included in the cast. I loved the songs and the production was amazing but somehow the whole play did not have a lasting impact on me. I guess the storyline was too mature for me then (?). Maybe I was a late bloomer :D
Erman has been curious about Rent so last weekend we watched 9 Work Theatrical's production at the Carlos Romulo Theater in RCBC. We were lucky to catch the very last show of the season... And it was a really great show! I think the performers were more emotional. Some were crying by the time curtain call came.
Btw, I know everyone loves Seasons of Love, but this one (Light My Candle) is my fave song in the play :)
Video from Rent the movie with Rosario Dawson as Mimi and Adam Pascal as Roger