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Bicol Express

Cool day calls for a little bit of heat in the kitchen, so I decided to try my hand at making Bicol Express. I’m fully admitting this version is in no way authentic. 336 more words


Summer fruits galore

Caimitos, mangoes, chicos, bananas, papayas, melons, sampaloc.

They are upon us. :)


Broccolino in Brooklyn

My friend K, who is a regular at Barclays Center, has been telling me about all the great food that could be found around the arena. 364 more words


Sisig paro (shrimp ceviche)

We had a family dinner last night and my aunt made sisig paro: freshwater shrimp marinated in calamansi juice and seasoned with salt, chili and onions.




Caramel-filled rice cakes. Rolled in coconut. Yum.


Sautéed eggplants

I did a quick stir fry using these ingredients:

Some sliced eggplants, which I fried in three tablespoons of oil until slightly brown.

Then I added crushed garlic and sliced chili in the pan. 19 more words


Peanuts with garlic chips

When family in the Philippines ask what pasalubong to send our way, Dad always requests Allies Wonder Peanuts. We usually get them in tin cans, although sometimes I see them in plastic bottles, too. 25 more words