18 Apr2018


My first attempt at dried flying fish or dibang, here, yielded so-so results.

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POSTED IN: Fish, General, Main Courses, Seafood

17 Apr2018


It happens less often now, but I have a history of eating something wonderful (and often deceptively simple) and wondering if I can replicate it at home to ensure availability.

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POSTED IN: Fish, General, Main Courses, Seafood

09 Apr2018


We were at the beach last week, with a very good old friend (and his family) from high school that hadn’t been back to Manila in 36 years since we graduated from high school.

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POSTED IN: General, Main Courses, Seafood, Shellfish

08 Mar2018


The house is awash with tamarind puree.

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POSTED IN: Fish, Fruit, General, Main Courses, Seafood

06 Mar2018


I worked in Jakarta for the better part of 5 years, on and off. And at around 3 or 4 pm in the afternoon, the administrative staff on our floor would often head down to the street to pick up a snack or merienda. During the summer months, when fruit was in season, they often came back up to their desks and unraveled a waxed paper bundle with this pungent fruit salad called “rujak”.

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POSTED IN: Fruit, General, Snacks, Vegetable/Salads

11 Feb2018


Mrs. MM and I officially called Singapore our home for nearly 5 years in the early 90’s.

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POSTED IN: General, Rice/Noodle/Starches

01 Feb2018


That I captured this image on a basic point and shoot camera, hand-held (with the shakiest of hands), amazes me.

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POSTED IN: General

21 Jan2018


We eat a lot of hummus in our household.

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POSTED IN: Appetizers, Fish, General, Vegetable/Salads

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