potato-pea-soup

Sunday lunch

It was one of those weekends when everything just felt right. The girls caught up with much needed sleep and, as a result, they were in an amiable mood. No one whined. No one demanded impossible things. In short, life was so relaxed and smooth-sailing that cooking lunch was ... (more)

canned-pineapples

Canned pineapple face off: Del Monte versus Dole

The Philippines is the third largest producer of pineapples globally. Pineapple production in the country is dominated by two multinational corporations -- Dole and Del Monte -- which both have plantations in Mindanao. Their presence and operations in the Philippines are not ... (more)