Ketchup Girl loves trying out new food products and sharing her thoughts about it. This section contains all the reviews.

Oreo Thins French Vanilla and Tiramisu boxes

Oreo Thins - I'm Missing the Creme

When I saw tall, slender boxes of Oreo Thins for the first time, my lips involuntarily curled up. I was excited. Vanilla Delight and Tiramisu. How delicious! I imagined it’s going to be like After Eight Mint, where its cookie-to-creme ratio…
Sweet Lips Gossips Dolcetto & Syrah bottle
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Gossips Dolcetto & Syrah - Reminiscent of Baguio's Strawberry Jam

Bearing the luscious mark of Sweet Lips, Gossips Dolcetto & Syrah throws sweet wine lovers a come-hither look that’s hard to ignore. A light, fizzy red, this wine is a palate pleaser. It reminds me of Baguio’s strawberry jam. Sweet and…
Nestea Milk Tea Wintermelon and Hokkaido-Style Sachets

Nestea Milk Tea - Boba is the only thing missing!

Can you still remember when milk tea broke through Bacolod’s food scene? I can say it was a craze. Everyone around me was going out of there way to have a sip of the new cold beverage in town. Never mind that back then you can count the number…
McDonalds Spicy Buffalo-Style Chicken Regular Rice Meal

Mcdo Spicy Buffalo-Style Chicken

It seems like McDonald's trying to match the scintillating temperature in the Philippines right now. Instead of chillers that will tone the heat down, they’ve introduce the New Spicy Buffalo-Style Chicken McDo.Coated in a bright red-orange…
Tavernello Lambrusco Emilia with empty wine glass
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Tavernello Lambrusco Emilia Amabile Rosso Wine Review

I learned a handful of knowledge from Tavernello Lambrusco Emilia.For starters, seing the word Lambrusco doesn't automatically make it a sweet wine.I have no idea where I got my assumption, but before I picked this wine up I thought…
fortunella-premium-sweet-red-wine
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Fortunella Premium Sweet Red Wine Review

Wines are seldom labelled Dry or Sweet outright. Most of the time it's the grape variety that's prominently stamped across the label — cabernet sauvignon, merlot, shiraz, and many more. So, for a sweet wine hunter like me, I was thrilled when…
Bottle of yellow tail pink moscato and a wine glass
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Yellow Tail Pink Moscato Wine Review

Yellow Tail Pink Moscato is a sure hit with sweet wine lovers. It's fragrant, fruity, and fizzy. The back label says expect the taste of strawberries, musk, and fairy floss (aka cotton candy for us, US-english users), and it delivers all that.It…
potato corner brown paper bag mega size caramel barbecue

New Potato Corner Caramel Fries - Meant for Matching!

If you're the type who enjoys eating maple-syrup-smothered pancakes with ham, bacon, or sausages, you'll dig Potato Corner's New Caramel Flavored Fries. Paired with the classic flavors — Cheese, Barbecue, and Sour Cream — it will give you…
5 djfferent flavors of theo and philo chocolates

5 Theo & Philo Chocolates with Truly Filipino Flavors

Do you love adobo? I do. I can eat it for three days straight and I wouldn’t mind a bit. Sour, salty, and spiced with bay leaves and peppercorns, it takes a while before I can get enough of it. Whether doled on top of steaming white rice or…
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McDo's 1st Burger Steak Meal - The Mushroom Pepper Steak

When it comes to competition, it's no secret that the Big Fat Bee and the Giant Clown have been one-upping each other for the longest time. From burgers to fried chicken, fries to sundaes, pocket pies to thirst-quenching coolers, their menus…
JJC Sticker Label - Malunggay Revel Bars
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JJC's Malunggay Revel Bars - Jireh's Homemade Sweet Tooth Pleaser

Sweet, chewy and fudgy. When these three adjectives are strung together it could only mean one thing. A scrumptious goodie is coming. These are the perfect words to describe JJC's Malunggay Revel Bars. It has three layers: two slabs of oatmeal…
Jollibee's Chili Cheese Jolly Hotdog

Jollibee's Chili Cheese Jolly Hotdog - Good, Could be Better

It was only last July when Jollibee introduced a twist on one of their classics: the Sweet-Spicy BBQ Burger Steak. Instead of gravy and mushroom slices, the beef patty or patties bathe in a smokey sweet chili sauce and topped with corn kernels.Now,…
6 bottles of Guilly's Garlic in Oil stacked to form a pyramid

Garlic Overload with Guilly's Garlic in Oil

Garlic is one of the few ingredients in the world that don't have a substitute.  If your recipe calls for it and you don't have a single clove on hand, cooking would have to wait. You know your dish won't be as good without it.Although…
2 bottles of matcha milk spread
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Matcha Milk Spread by @SweetJarsbyLala

According to Julia Child, the woman who single-handedly introduced French cuisine to Americans, "A party without cake is really just a meeting."I was in one a few weeks back. A literal meeting. There was no cake, just 5 people sitting,…
Sweet-Spicy BBQ burger steak with rice on a plate

Jollibee's Sweet-Spicy BBQ Burger Steak - The Flavor Pops!

I've never been a fan of Jollibee's Burger Steak. The first time I tried it, many years ago when I was still in college, I though it was a huge cop-out, a lazy excuse for a new product.The patty? That's not new. We get that every time…
bottles of locally ph juice drink on a flowery silk background

Locally PH Juice - Proudly Our Own!

I don't know if it was fate, but I saw Locally PH's sponsored Instagram post while I was still at the final stages of getting over my disappointment in  Del Monte's Pineapple Pomelo and Pineapple Lychee.A lone bottle of You've Dandalandan…
1 liter carton packages of Del Monte Pineapple Lychee and Pineapple Pomelo

Del Monte Pineapple Lychee & Pineapple Pomelo - Good That It's Only Limited Edition

Lately, my immune system has been taking one hit after the other: cold, fever, dry cough, pesky mouth sores, and even an unusual case of zits on my chin. To cope with it, I've been amping up my Vitamin C intake by taking a supplement and…
2 Jollibee Halo Halo Sundaes and 2 Adobo Burgers

Jollibee Adobo Flakes Burger & Halo-Halo Sundae - Reminds Us that Jollibee is Our Own

June 12 is coming up and another year marks our freedom from Spaniards.Do you know that?I wouldn't be surprised if you didn't. Our "Araw ng Kalayaan", let's admit, isn't as celebrated as it used to be. I can't remember the last time…
3 Kitkat Green Te Cones
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Kitkat Green Tea Ice Cream - Wonderfully Subtle

If there's one thing I could say to Nestle right now, it would be, "Thank you."Thank you for officially introducing Kitkat Green Tea to the Philippines.Thank you for shining the spotlight on green tea itself.Thank you for proving…
magnun infinity individually wrapped ice cream

Magnum Infinity - Intense Dark Chocolate Experience

Eating ice cream is not a smart move when  a persistent dry cough keeps you awake at night. I haven't slept straight these past few nights due to an invisible hairy caterpillar lodged in my throat. I'm well into my third pack of Strepsils…
CDO premium hotdog jumbo package

CDO Premium Hotdogs - Worth the Switch

What makes a good hotdog? For me, it should be firm. It should be succulent. Most importantly, it should be perfectly tasty, no trace of weirdness whatsoever. If a hotdog ticks all three qualities, then it's a "good" hotdog for me.CDO,…
mcflurry mcdo matcha oreo with spoon
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McDonald's Matcha Oreo McFlurry - The Angry Birds Movie

The Angry Birds Movie is set to hit Philippine theaters on May 16, but McDonald's is already handing out Angry-Birds-inspired "furiously fun treats".There's Red's Cotton Candy McFlurry and — the one that made my eyes bright and wide…
4 matcha covered Kitkat wafers
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Kitkat Green Tea - Introducing Matcha to More People in the Phils

Kitkat Green Tea, or should I say Kitkat Matcha, is delightful. It's the same slim, crunchy wafers we've loved but this time matcha dissolved into creamy white chocolate takes the place of chocolate. Instead of looking dark and brown, Kitkat…
pancit canton Lucky Me curly noodles O shape

Lucky Me Pancit Canton Makeover - OMG! O-mazing! O-some!

Have you seen the new Lucky Me Pancit Canton commercial? The Megastar Sharon Cuneta is crying O-MG, O-some, and O-mazing on the new and improved noodles. She seems so thrilled and happy that the old favorite has  "levelled-up and gotten…
instant lomi lucky me bowl

Lucky Me Lomi, Not for Summer but Perfect for Rainy Weather

One of the perks of usually working from home is having the freedom to turn the TV on, occasionally glance at it, and use it as background noise. It also gives me the opportunity to watch out for new food product ads I can BUY, try, and…
sachets nescafe coco mocha berry mocha

Coco Mocha & Berry Mocha - New Nescafe Flavors

When it comes to instant coffee in the Philippines, Nescafe leads the pack. Relentless in releasing new products, it keeps Filipinos, especially coffee lovers, buzzed and on their toes for what's new, what's chilling, and what's brewing.…
sachets Nesfruta Guyabano tall glass with ice

New! Nesfruta Guyabano Juice Drink

Have you seen the new Nesfruta TVC?Instead of Mommy Cheska it's Daddy Doug with the ever-adorable little Kendra who's singing the new jingle. Daddy Doug happily chirps "Yes, yes, yes" and "No, no, no" in response to Kendra's melodious…
B'lue Water Based Drink Calamansi Lychee Orange

B'lue Flavored Vitamin Water - Go for Orange & Calamansi but Say No to Lychee

I’ve never been a fan of flavored water. If I want to drink water, I’ll have it plain, clear and odourless. Nothing gets better than that. Water is liquid gold as it is.I’ve seen bottles of B’lue vitamin water at supermarkets…
coffee Kopiko 78 C bottle

Kopiko 78 C Latte - Too Strong, Too Bold, Too Sweet

I can’t help but compare Kopiko 78 degrees with Nescafe Smoovlatte. First, they’re both lattes. Second, they look almost identical — bottle, colors, design. The only outright difference I could find at first is the price.Nescafe…
classic Cocio philippines

Cocio Classic - Oh So Sweet & Creamy

Sometimes, you can tell a product’s popularity based on the shelf space allocated to it at supermarkets. I was surprised that Cocio only had a few bottles worth of width the last time I made a trip to Robinson’s supermarket.But whyyyyy?…