20 Oct2014



It’s always amused me how easy it is to find copious supplies of quail eggs, but it’s next to impossible to find a steady, reliable and economical supply of nicely fattened quail in Manila or most parts of the Philippines, for that matter.

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POSTED IN: Chicken/Fowl, General, Other Food Products, Kitchen Equipment, Etc.

19 Oct2014



Salted, vinegar-bathed, then olive oil soaked anchovy fillets.

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POSTED IN: Appetizers, Fish, General, Seafood

08 Oct2014



I hope you got a glimpse of or were watching at length the lunar eclipse this evening in Manila and other parts of the Philippines, Asia and North America…

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POSTED IN: Rant & Rave

06 Oct2014

Happy Eid-al-Adha!

by Marketman


When Mrs. MM and I lived in Jakarta, we would notice the proliferation of goats on side streets in the days before Eid-al-Adha or the “Festival of Sacrifice”, one of two major Muslim religious holidays.

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POSTED IN: Appetizers, Beef/Lamb, etc., Desserts/Baked Goods/Sweets, General, Main Courses, Meat, Rice/Noodle/Starches, Salads, Vegetables

02 Oct2014


Long-time blog readers may recall this photo shoot which appeared in the March 2013 issue of Elle Decoration (Philippine Edition) — it was shot on the beach and I prepared several dishes with a mediterranean-y vibe.

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POSTED IN: Rant & Rave

30 Sep2014



I don’t know about you guys, but as a kid, these were one of my FAVORITE SNACKS.

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POSTED IN: General, Other Food Products, Kitchen Equipment, Etc., Snacks

29 Sep2014



A comment from Footloose on my previous post on passion fruit sent me straight into the kitchen to experiment with the remaining fruit.

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POSTED IN: Fruit, General, Other Recipes

29 Sep2014



This is simple food.

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POSTED IN: General, Salads, Vegetable/Salads, Vegetables

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