26 Oct, 2006
A bottle of local â€œBalsamic Vinegar,â€ and apparently made from duhat fruit to bootâ€¦howâ€™s that for a Marketman double take?!? I simply could not resist. I bought the bottle for PHP100 and hoped for the best. Traditional Italian balsamic vinegar is made from the must of grapes which are boiled down…
29 May, 2006
A short break from the European Trip posts to highlight whatâ€™s in the market now and should consider savoring at the peak of the seasonâ€¦ This will be followed by a few local posts, then my entry to Lasang Pinoy 10 on Wednesdayâ€¦then back to more European trip posts. There is a lot…
05 Mar, 2005
One of the first signs of summer is the arrival of duhat in the local markets. Today I could not resist a huge basket filled to the brim with large duhats. Also known as Java Plum (Syzygium cumini), ripe duhat are oblong or round in shape, about the size of a…
12 Nov, 2016
On our first full day in Alba, we got up refreshed after a good night’s sleep, had an excellent breakfast at the hotel, and prepared ourselves for a whirlwind tour organized by Mrs. MM with help from an Italian tour guide.
23 Sep, 2014
Pomelos rank in my top 5 favorite fruits, ever.
27 Mar, 2014
This stuff is only HALF of the haul from an hour’s visit to the on-going food fair sponsored by the DTI at Megamall’s Trade Halls, running through Sunday.
28 Feb, 2013
Simple is often the most sublime.
10 Aug, 2012
We didn’t have much advance notice, but were more than happy to welcome several “doyennes” of the local culinary landscape…