dipping-sauces

The dipping sauces of Asia

Sawsawan, that's what it's called. It's something served on the side of a cooked dish and the cooked meat, seafood or vegetable is either dipped in it or small spoonfuls of ... (more)

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International Sushi Day

Who would have thought... an international sushi day! Unlike food festivals such as Oktoberfest and Taste of Chicago, the International Sushi Day isn't geographically-based. ... (more)

margarita

In search of the real margarita

I'm a mojito girl. After my UP Law class held a reunion / testimonial dinner a year and a half ago, in some of the photos that came out on Facebook, I was referred to as "that ... (more)

banana-chips

Banana chips: good, better, best

I always thought that banana chips were a Filipino thing. Apparently not. It's all over -- there is a recipe for banana chips with the skin on, there's the baked variety and ... (more)

chili-dog

On chili dogs, hot dogs and sausages

I've always wondered what distinguishes a hot dog from a sausage. Both refer to ground (often, scrap) meat, fat and seasonings encased in animal intestine. Technically, a hot ... (more)