bowls

Life as a food blog

My friend Joel is right when he says that Filipinos like to be spoon fed. I only have to look at many of the comments in this blog, and many of the PMs and e-mails that I … [Read more...]

bown-rice

Brown rice: the big shift

It’s something that we tried to do when the girls were still in grade school — shift to brown rice. We bought a few kilos on trial, the girls all but spit out the … [Read more...]

avocado-salad

Avocado, tomato and onion salad

The avocado was supposed to go into sushi but I cooked all the Japanese rice we had to make oyakudon. Sam looked at the lonely avocado ruefully, suggested that we make a salad … [Read more...]

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Fried breaded okra

Okra has a bad reputation in our house. So bad a reputation that I’m the only one that eats it. Speedy’s and the girls’ complaint? Okra is slimy. Okra makes … [Read more...]