• Chef Tatung 2 new books

    Celebrity Chef Tatung Sarthou Releases Two New Books

    Celebrity chef Tatung Sarthou rings in the holiday season, bearing gifts for everyone. The author-restaurateur releases not just one but two follow-ups to his bestselling Simpol The Cookbook.  First in the back-to-back release is Simpol Kitchen Secrets, a guidebook on cooking skills and techniques. Here, Chef Tatung breaks down the fundamentals of culinary arts for everyone’s easy reference. It is told through over 100 recipes, 200 kitchen tips, and 600 colored photos and artwork.  The second is Baking Simpol, a cookbook with 100 recipes for desserts, breads, and pastries. Chef Tatung, who has earned praises for his innovative takes on dessert classics such as bibingka cheesecake, tsok-Nut cake, and pichi-pichi…

  • Reading Nook

    Bookshelves & Reading Nook Ideas and Inspiration

    Curling up with a good book is more enjoyable with a dedicated space for reading. A reading nook is ideal because it’s a cozy spot to sit for a spell, and even if you aren’t much of a reader, you can still enjoy your nook for daydreaming, napping, meditation, or just relaxing. Here are some inspired ideas for bookshelves and reading nooks that could work well in your home. Built-in Beauty You may be fortunate enough to have built-in bookshelves or a window seat that can be used for the perfect reading nook, and by adding a soft throw and overstuffed pillows, you can make the space more inviting. If…