Lechon kawali, the easy way

Food fads notwithstanding, my family is proudly carnivorous. We don't shy away from traditional meat dishes that, by today's standards, would make the health-conscious cringe … [Read more...]


Pandan macaroons

We were in the supermarket the other night and discovered new products from Pillsbury--strawberry and pandan flavored pancakes. The box of the pandan flavored pancakes had a … [Read more...]


Corned beef pan de sal

Pan de sal--the Filipino breakfast, mid-morning, mid-afternoon and dinner rolls. Sweet rolls crusty on the outside, soft on the inside. Just like cell phones (hey, we're SMS … [Read more...]


Macaroons: a coconut dessert

Coconut----the tree every part of which can be put to good use. From my grandparents and parents to my parents-in-law to my kids, my family is a coconut lover--from the sweet … [Read more...]