Pork and labanos guisado
Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Pork and Labanos Guisado
Pork and Labanos Guisado by kutitots, on Flickr

When I was a kid, my parents used to have a difficult time trying to make me eat vegetables. I didn’t inherit my mom’s natural love for veggies—as an Ilokana, she was used to having a healthful bowl of vegetable-rich Diningding every day when she was young. My mom can eat any kind of veggie, but me, I’m quite picky.

It took my mom a while to make me like vegetables, though up until now, I still can’t tolerate okra. Aside from the sinigang that most kids like, my mom also introduced me to love another dish: pork and labanos (white raddish) guisado. Read more…

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It’s NOT chicken, it’s barbecued intestines!
Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Pinoy Isaw

My husband and I went to Hongkong for our honeymoon about two years ago. We chanced upon a small stall at a corner of the street while doing our night shopping. They were selling grilled stuff, and out of homesickness, my husband and I bought a couple of ring-like stuff on a stick. Neither of us knew how to speak Chinese, so Marc pointed at the the ring-like things and indicated he wanted two. The lady said it’s “chicken.” Read more…

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