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Buro + chicharon bulaklak = love

Pungency, acidity and tartness from the fermented rice

Umami and richness from the chicharon (deep fried pork intestine)

Leads to heavenly love.


Provincial lunch

Lunch today was a dish of lagat mangga made of shrimp and green mango slices stewed in shrimp juice. I think this is a uniquely Capampangan dish where you can also use  fresh… 100 more words


Halayang ube (purple yam dessert)

Christmas may be over, but it’s not the only time to enjoy this delicious purple yam treat. In my opinion, this dessert can be enjoyed year-round. 320 more words


Tableas de tsokolate

Watching the snow fall and enjoying a hot cup of chocolate-peanut mix. You had your tsokolateng binatirol the other day, now I’m having mine, courtesy of some choco-peanut tablets my parents gave me. 105 more words


Beef nilaga with Christmas ham

We always have nilaga for Christmas. The soup, which could be made of beef, pork or chicken, oftentimes all three, is just part of holiday tradition. 121 more words


Tsokolateng batirul

I am not sure if I have posted about tsokolateng batirul (whipped hot choco), and if I haven’t,  what a shame. Otherwise, if I have, why not another post on this favorite Christmas drink in these parts… and there too, I guess. 294 more words


Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington is a special Christmas Eve tradition, a delicious treat looked forward to all year. It looks fancy because it is fancy. There are many steps but none of them too complex and I can tell you from experience that it can all be accomplished whilst completely faced. 439 more words