brandy-alexander

Brandy Alexander

Just who the Alexander is for whom the drink was named is a mystery. There are at least three claimants to the honor, one of them being Alexander II of Russia, … [Read more...]

tofu-pechay-soup

Soft tofu and pechay soup

When I cooked the pechay guisado last week, I reserved the dark green leaves of the pechay for a vegetarian soup. In an attempt to tweak the depth of flavor, instead of using … [Read more...]

pork-pechay-tips

Pechay guisado

Revisiting one of the earliest recipes I've posted. The original pechay guisado recipe (relocated to page two of this post) was published on May 1, 2003, the photo looks … [Read more...]

rice

Deciphering rice varieties

Growing up, I knew terms like sinandomeng, wagwag, laon, dinorado and malagkit. Those were the basic classifications of rice, pre-GMO days. A page from the forum of the … [Read more...]

sambo-kojin

Sambo Kojin at Eastwood City

Once a year, vegetarian Sam eats seafood. That happens on her birthday bash. This year, it was dinner at Sambo Kojin at Eastwood City. Her choice. She perused the menu, liked … [Read more...]