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Ginisang Bagoong

Ginisang Bagoong Alamang or Sauteed Shrimp Paste is always present in my kitchen. I’m in love with. I use it for dishes like Pork Binagoongan… 84 more words


Fish Flakes

Filipinos love fish. They put “patis” (fish sauce – pronounced Pah-Teese) on everything.

I’ve had to learn the Tagalog words for fish sauce (“patis”) and fermented fish sauce (“bagoong” – prounounced Bah-Go-Ong) because clever restaurants claim to serve vegetables but, as a vegan, I don’t believe it! 342 more words



It has been over two months since I last posted on my blog.  I know I said I would try to post weekly but…no excuses.  What inspired me to start up again was an exciting dining adventure last night. 1,039 more words


Welcome to Lingayen!

Lingayen, which is the first class municipality and capital of Pangasinan Province, was where my grandmother born. We visit the place every summer to cool down ourselves in the nice beach called “Lingayen Gulf” and to celebrate our family clan’s reunion. 665 more words


Street Food 

Sliced green mango with “bagoong” 

I took this photo before eating the “hilaw na mangga at bagoong” combo OR the  “unripe mango and fermented fish sauce combo” (sorry if I got that wrong) on a class field trip in Baguio City. 174 more words


Mango noodle salad with a bagoong lime dressing

After my trip to the Philippines in late 2014, my friends and I had a potluck reunion to look at photos and videos from our trip. 339 more words



Who’s up for some greens? It’s time to get healthy! If it weren’t for my vegetarian guests, I wouldn’t have discovered this place that is trying to promote a healthy lifestyle so thanks to you lol. 358 more words