La Casa Gelato

La Casa Gelato

Welcome to another Food Sunday post.  Before I get started, I would like to wish all the mothers out there a Happy Mother’s Day.  I hope all of you had a wonderful day filled with joy, laughter and lots of food.   Today we said goodbye to cloudy and muggy days and welcomed the warm bright sunshine – there was not a cloud in the sky.  It was a perfect day to share a frozen treat or two with your mommy.

I did not get to share a frozen treat with my mom OR little one today.  BUT, I did take my little one out for gelato the other week (she can’t be having too many treats).  My husband suggested to go to La Casa Gelato and so we did.  I am always down for a good scoop of ice cream or gelato – anything sweet, really.  I have never been to this place so I did not know what to expect.  I was quite overwhelmed when I entered the shop because there were SO MANY flavours to choose from.  They had your typical vanilla, strawberry and chocolate to something very unfamiliar like basil and sumac which you can have in either a waffle cone, wafer cone, dipped cone or a cup.  Fortunately, I was able to try well… almost everything before finally settling down for amaretto and cherry.

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So many flavours to choose from.
La Casa Gelato
Cone or Cup?

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Food Sunday

Happy Sunday!   I hope all of you are having a wonderful weekend.  As of today, I will be writing about my favourite foods, restaurants, cafes and maybe even share a recipe here and there every Sunday.

Food is such a big part of my family and culture.  If you ever get a chance to visit the Philippines then you will definitely see what I mean (there is a restaurant, cafe and canteen on every block).  Whether you are in the city or the country side there is always A LOT of food involved in any gathering.  Food is something that brings my family together; we share our stories with each other over food.

I LOVE food and I am excited to share with all of you my favourites and recipes.  I would also love to hear any suggestions and reccommendations on where to go and what to eat.

Happy Browsing!

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Voodoo Doughnut

Voodoo Doughnut

Some may say that Voodoo Doughnut is overrated and I somewhat agree. I came here not because I was dying to try the doughnuts, but because of curiosity. I have seen them on the Food Network a few years back and was quite intrigued with all the cool, fancy and overwhelming looking doughnuts they had. I wanted to know if the doughnuts where as good as shown on T.V.

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Oceanside Beach

Oceanside Beach

Oceanside Beach is one of the many beaches in Oregon. It is located west of Portland which is approximately a two hour drive away. If you are visiting the Tillamook Cheese Factory , then I highly recommend that you make a pit stop to this location because the scenery is beautiful. In addition, it is only a half an hour drive from the factory, so, why not?

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