May 2018

Ensaladang Lato 1

Ensaladang Lato

Ensaladang Lato or Seaweed Salad is a type of Filipino salad prepared with Sea Grapes or Caulerpa, tomatoes, onions and fermented shrimps, a popular salad that is usually served with grilled seafood Ensaladang Lato or Seaweed Salad is a type of Filipino salad prepared with Sea Grapes or Caulerpa, tomatoes,...

Philippine Fast Food Scene 15 Years After 6

Philippine Fast Food Scene 15 Years After

Like a family member if you are with them always you will not notice the change, that is why when your friend tell you that your child got taller or even tell you that you get fatter the sometimes you can’t believe it, it’s because that you are used to...

Sardines with Misua and Patola 1

Sardines with Misua and Patola

Sardines with Misua and Patola is a delicate noodle soup dish prepared by sauteing garlic and onions together with sardines, luffa and flour vermicelli. Sardines is a popular food item in the Philippines specially during my childhood, it is cheap, can be bought everywhere and delicious, it was a common...

Saba con Yelo 2

Saba con Yelo

Saba con Yelo or what other call Saging con Hielo is a simple dessert of sweetened banana in brown sugar syrup served on a bed of crushed ice with milk. It’s a popular dessert drink in the Philippines usually found on carinderias that sell iced drinks, like Halo Halo, Mais...


Seafood Island (Metro Manila, Philippines) 2

Seafood Island (Metro Manila, Philippines)

This was the best dining experience I had on our last trip to the Philippines, it was literally a seafood feast! We ordered three selections here at Seafood Island which was good for 15-20 people but there were only 9 adults and 4 kids, go figure. I met up with...

Pancit Lusay 1

Pancit Lusay

Pancit Lusay is a type of stir fried noodle dish popular in Ilocos, Philippines where lusay noodles are cooked with Laoag longaniza, sliced tomatoes, egg, onions and garlic then seasoned with some bagoong. Pancit Lusay is a type of stir fried noodle dish popular in Ilocos, Philippines where lusay noodles...

J. Co (Metro Manila, Philippines) 6

J. Co (Metro Manila, Philippines)

Before I always told myself when I go back and visit the Philippines I will have a list of places I to dine and eat, that did not happen because our short trip was not a vacation but rather a sad trip of attending a funeral, which means our primary...

Minanok 1

Minanok

Minanok is a type of Filipino soup dish prepared with beef slowly simmered in a satueed garlic, onion and ginger stock served with green leafy vegetables and potatoes. I have a childhood friend where he has four siblings of which all of them were allergic to chicken and dishwashing liquid,...

Thai Red Chicken Curry 1

Thai Red Chicken Curry

Thai Red Chicken Curry is a simple dish of chicken and vegetables cooked in a red curry sauce with coconut milk, its sweet, savoury, sour, spicy and creamy, its all of the flavours typical of a Thai dish. This dish inspired by the Thai and/or Asian takeaways here in Auckland...