The immortal bagnet

I wish I could claim that I cooked this tantalizing slab of pork with crackling blistered skin but I didn't. We spent our last hours in Vigan scouring the shops along Calle … [Read more...]


The Ilocos food trip

We reached Vigan on Wednesday afternoon and although we had dinner in the city, the real food trip didn't begin until the following day. Ilocano food is so good that I am … [Read more...]


The street food of Vigan

At noon on Maundy Thursday, we left Baguio for Vigan in Ilocos Sur. I took photos along the way of whatever looked interesting which weren't many. Mostly, tobacco and corn … [Read more...]


Gourmet’s Cafe, revisited

The last time we were at Gourmet's Cafe in Silang, Cavite was two years ago. The food, as always, was good. The architecture and decor of the restaurant were both nostalgic … [Read more...]


Too many bananas

You know it's summer when fruits are a-plenty. We just got home from an out-of-town weekend trip and roadside fruit stalls were bursting with bananas, papayas, watermelons, … [Read more...]