24 Jun, 2018
The inspiration for this dish was David Chang’s roasted brussel sprouts with fish sauce dressing at a recent lunch we enjoyed at Momofuku in Las Vegas. We don’t often see brussel sprouts on offer in Manila, so I thought I would experiment with other brassica relatives — cauliflower, broccoli and red cabbage.
18 Apr, 2018
My first attempt at dried flying fish or dibang, here, yielded so-so results.
17 Apr, 2018
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.
09 Apr, 2018
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.
08 Mar, 2018
The house is awash with tamarind puree.
06 Mar, 2018
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…
19 Nov, 2017
This is my recipe for homemade pancetta.
25 Sep, 2017
Rarely have I tried to replicate something I have never ever cooked before and end up with results this good, the first time around.