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Fermented Carabao Meat Experiment or Pindang Damulag

My recent trip acquisition of fresh carabao meat led me to experiment on a dish that I grew up on and enjoy: pindang damulag. Without a specific recipe…

Carabao Meat and Tripe Stew

For the carabao striploin I bought, I decided to make a stew along with some tripe from the grocery. When I make stews, my seasonings and additions become…

Moshi Koshi and the lovely, Shio Butter Corn

Finally, after everything that’s been happening lately, I decided to take some time off and meet up with my friend Ange for some Japanese food. I specifically wanted…

Kabayan Lugawan: Innards with Lugaw

One of our chefs, Mark recommended this place. I was really intrigued by the fact this particular lugaw place had eyes, tripe and intestine as part of their…

A Night Trip to Balintawak Cloverleaf Market: Butchers

As I said, there were only 2 reasons for me to go to this market 1) really cheap veggies and 2) carabao meat. Yes folks…Carabao Meat. The dignified…

A Night Trip to Balintawak Cloverleaf Market: Vegetable Section

Finally, after a long time of just talking about it, I’ve finally found the time to go to the infamous Balintawak Market at night. My friend Sam, who…

Between Baking & Barking

There is something to be said about establishing a food business…especially when you’re alone…it takes over almost everything you do, and if you don’t get to fix the…

A Very Special French Toast

I’ve finally found a great do-nothing Sunday to catch up on my home cooking and styling work and decided to do something “for two” since it’s almost Valentine’s…

Nomama

Nice organic looking place with brown black and white furniture, a semi open kitchen. I probably went in with high expectations, only because the last time I ate…

Baguio Adventure: Spook & Cook

There are only 2 reasons why I like Baguio, and 3 when it comes to my cousins. My top 2 reasons: eat & breathe Their 3rd reason: creeping…

Baguio: A Food Stylist’s Paradise

Upon seeing the great quality produce in Baguio, I decided to take some pictures of them. I still wish that produce in Baguio would be just as accessible…

The exotic produce at SM Baguio

One of the greatest reasons why we enjoy Baguio so much is that it has so much fresh vegetables and fruits. SM Baguio is totally full on a…

Baguio Adventure: Chocolate de Batirol

On our Halloween Spookfest in Baguio, the group decided to go to the usual PX stores of Camp John Hay but on the way there, we decided to…

Super Six Grille

Nestled in the middle of a couple of girly bars is a grill place called Super six that looks a lot like a Thai hawker in Bangkok. It…

My First Attempt at Papaitan at Home

I’ve been dreaming of making my own papaitan for a long time now…I was in for a smelly treat. I went to Farmer’s market to get my fresh…

Becoming a Foreigner in Makati (Gela Korean Restaurant)

Mig and I decided to try something different on this holiday. We went to 2 Korean restaurants, both didn’t seem to have English translations of their food and…

Ersao at 12:30 am

Yes! Ersao closes at 1am, great for the sudden milk tea craving. Coming home from my cousins’ place, we decided to stop by the nicely lit cafe at…

Bag of Beans Tagaytay

Bag of Beans is a dog-friendly and is a garden restaurant that reminds me of those outdoor garden parties we used to have in the old house. I…

Frozen Strawberry and Banana Shake

I once had this shoot that needed so much strawberries that after it, I had to freeze them because I knew they would rot before we would consume…

Update on My Pet Mushroom

If you haven’t read Part 1 of this, basically I am all excited about growing mushrooms especially when I acquired a mushroom fruiting kit from Melendres Farm at…

Fish Liver and Chirashi Don

The other day I introduced Anna to a bowl of fish liver. I love the way Kikufuji does it along with its tangy vinaigrette, it definitely cuts the…