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Ube Ice Cream: It’s Purple & Delicious

I’m what you might call an ice cream fanatic and despite being lactose intolerant, I will never turn a scoop of it down. I’m also an Ube fanatic and for those of you who’ve followed along, I’ll spare you the…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, November 17th, 2009
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , | 12 Comments »

Hopia Ube Filipino Treat: Hope-ya try it

At the very mention of a certain Tagalog word, I forget the deep fried bananas, sweet sticky rice, cassava, and mouthwatering mangoes; that word is Ube. Ube is a close cousin to Taro and for all of the other Laowai out…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 23rd, 2009
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Auntie Mary’s

One of the many perks working for IB has definitely been around people who has a passion for great well-cooked authentic food. A while back, I had mentioned to both Mark and Ben that I have an aunt who creates magic in…

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Posted by: on Saturday, March 15th, 2008
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Hey Pare, Kumusta na?

Two months ago if anyone asked who Jollibee was I would have wondered what they were talking about, but this polite gent has become a mainstay in my daily Filipino dining. I remember quite well after touching down in…

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Posted by: on Sunday, April 22nd, 2007
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »

A Mouthful of Happiness

Over the past two weeks I’ve been enjoying the life of a King, consuming every known Filipino dish in large quantity and still leaving food on my plate. What is common here is amazing to me, I could well imagine North…

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Posted by: on Friday, April 6th, 2007
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Fine Filipino Fare…Finally

Ask someone what Filipino cuisine is and you’re as likely to get a blank stare as the easy answer of “adobo” (the national dish of the Philippines). But the last time I ate real Filipino food I enjoyed…

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Posted by: on Sunday, December 31st, 2006
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Lumpia is a traditional Filipino appetizer, not unlike eggrolls. For the Filling: 1/4 cup cooking oil 2 cloves garlic (minced) 1 small cooking onion, sliced 1 1/2 cups lean ground beef & pork, OR 1 cup chicken breast…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 26th, 2005
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Sinigang Soup

Ingredients: 2 big tomatoes (sliced); 1 big onion (sliced) 1/2 cup lemon juice (OK to use bottled concentrate) 1 slab pork spare ribs (cut along the bones) OR a fish (cut up in chunks) fish sauce (patis); ground black…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 26th, 2005
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