Funny thing. I got all instant mixes. Which I despise. But for the lack of time or access to a supermarket, I decided that this would be the next thing to buying my own spices (I STILL WANT MY OWN SPICES ). So in Alfamart, a convenience store, coming back from Uluwalu, we stopped by … Read more
Just arrived from Bali yesterday, and now I’m getting ready to leave for a local trip despite the cloudy skies and intermittent rains throughout the day.:) Now some Bali posts! (Bali is a small island in the archipelago of Indonesia. It is mostly known for its beaches, but has a lot of cultural areas to … Read more
I tried this once in Kitchen’s Best and failed to get excited over this dish, even if my love of garlic has transcended most things (except having garlic pits). I decided that THEY must be doing something wrong. I mean, chicken and garlic, how wrong can you go? The dish was easy to prepare. The … Read more
Kuya Dino, my brother-in-law, just came from Nueva Ecija. And sealed tight in the trunk of his car was an old-fashioned cooler with a huge 3.8L of ice cream. It is a specialty from Nueva Ecija(a province three hours north of Manila), called Puno’s. The flavor was macapuno and cashew. Yum. I’m not sure if … Read more
I have very fond memories of my trips home to Lucban, which is my dad’s province. Whenever we go here, it has always been about the food, or the long walks we would take going to the stream where the fresh water free flowing. But since the walks consistend mostly of well, walking, it doesn’t … Read more
I decided to make breakfast the other day, just because. I started with some potato hash. I was actually trying to copy Maple’s potatoes. I boiled some huge dices of potato with a bit of salt. I drained and mash it a bit. Season with more salt. I then put it in a non-stick pan, … Read more
I attended a dairy seminar and drooled over cheese. Yup. I was there for the cheese all along. I had a sampling of cheeses. And I had more cheeses during lunch. Yup. I love cheese.
Having radish on had, I googled for the simpleest of all recipes to make with it. Radish and Apple Salad. But I am not including the recipe because I ommitted a lot. Like a lot With the radish done, I sliced some apples after having quartered it. Rub with a bit of lemon while slicing … Read more