30 Jan2015


If you would like a trip for two including roundtrip airfare, modest hotel and meals at Zubuchon, all you have to do is put in an entry at the new Zubuchon.com website. The last time I checked you have a better than 1 in 100 chance of winning a trip valued at well over PHP15,000! Entries accepted until January 31, 2015! So hurry! :)

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30 Jan2015



Yes, shrimp/prawns are graded by size.

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POSTED IN: General, Main Courses, Seafood, Shellfish

26 Jan2015

Fig “Salami”

by Marketman


I was clearing out and sorting through old magazines and chanced upon a seven-year-old magazine called “Dish” from New Zealand that had an interesting recipe for a fig “salami”…

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POSTED IN: Appetizers, Fruit

24 Jan2015



I make a lot of things from scratch.

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POSTED IN: Appetizers, General

22 Jan2015



Yes, you can overdo it. :)

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POSTED IN: General, Salads

16 Jan2015



Question: “Marketman, how do you hang your frames?”

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POSTED IN: General

16 Jan2015



Reader and commenter Greens & Blossoms was one of the guests to the mini-eyeball at the beach a few months back.

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15 Jan2015


At dinner a few days ago, a foreign friend whose family has had ties to our country for over 200 years, and who has reason to be in Binondo and downtown Manila fairly often, mentioned something that really made Mrs. MM and I cringe… In effect, he said “I have never seen downtown Manila streets so clean, there isn’t a shred of garbage, there is so much repainting going on, there is so much stuff cleared away, IT LOOKS INCREDIBLY GOOD. AMAZING. FANTASTIC. But why did they do it? For a visiting WHITE GUY. Why can’t you do it for […]

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POSTED IN: General, Rant & Rave

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