Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") Blog

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Airline Food – Cathay Pacific

This perhaps is the airlines that I had used most in my entire life, when I used to work in Philippines and Hong Kong this was the airlines I used the most during my trips in South East Asia apart from occasional KLM’s. Most probably I had flown with them...

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Sinuglaw

Sinugba and Kinilaw is what Sinuglaw is, a marriage of two totally opposite dishes, both delicious in its own ways. Sinugba and Kinilaw are both types of food preparation methods popular in Visayas and Mindanao, sinugba means grilled and kinilaw which means soaked in cone citric acid or vinegar.  Sinugba...

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3 Benefits of Cooking With Clean Water

The water that comes out of your tap may have started its journey hundreds or even thousands of miles away. Most people take the simple act of turning on the tap for granted. It is easy to forget the journey that water makes or the processes that are undertaken everyday...

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Where to find good ramen in Auckland

There are many Japanese restaurants in Auckland, some of them offer ramen but few of them can make a proper one. I was lucky enough to have a first-hand experience on trying the real thing in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka and based on that experience I know how to spot...

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Dynamite Lumpia

At last I had a chance again to taste the food prepared by one of my great mentors in the subject of cooking, my Mama Fe (my Aunt who took care of me when I was young). On our short visit to the Philippines during the last days of our...

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Sinigang sa Ube

If taro is used in sinigang why not other tubers like ube? In fact, after writing that statement it opened a whole lot of possibilities on my imagination, like using cassava, sweet potatoes or other yam varieties, they all are from the same family with just a minor change on...

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After 15 Years I Visited a Wet Market in the Philippines

I remember this wet market is a common scene for me when I was growing up. My mom always ask me to come with her when she buys our food for the week whether it is in Balintawak, Muñoz, Nepa Q Mart, Farmers Market in Cubao and Baguio City Market....

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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. It’s quite different in taste and texture to the well-known Japanese seaweed salad, as this is more savoury...

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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...

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Sardines with Misua and Patola

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 dish served by less affluent families. I remember I kept on saying to my colleagues how poor some Filipinos are, I told them a...