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.
30 Aug, 2016
I love to find fresher, lighter preparations for some locally available vegetables, a refusal to believe that we just don’t have that many vegetable-based dishes in our repertoire in the Philippines.
29 Aug, 2016
Chicken broth is universally recognized as being restorative.
17 Aug, 2016
We were in the middle of the most ginormous wholesale mall on the planet in Yiwu, China.
10 Jun, 2016
Our wonderful guide Ruixi had been previously advised that Marketman was big on markets, so she made sure that a market was on our itinerary that day.
08 Jun, 2016
This is an extremely rare photo of Mrs. MM sitting on a low seat in a somewhat grimy alley in Xi’an, China. Let me stress, this is NOT her comfort zone.
04 Mar, 2016
I have always loved a properly made Melanzane a la Parmigiana or Eggplant Parmesan.
23 Feb, 2016
Every year I look forward to the months after the Christmas holidays, because unless storms have ravaged agricultural areas, the produce in markets only gets better and better.