Plain and simple: Grilled oyster on the half shell
Thursday, 5 March 2009

Oyster in a half shell

Did you guys hear the news story about the burning of pigs (suspected of being contaminated with Ebola) in Bulacan last week? Well, my dad was assigned to cover it by the daily he works for. My mom and sis rarely went out of town, so Dad took the opportunity to bring them along and visit his cousin while he was on assignment. Plan was, they’ll stay at his cousin’s place while he took shots. But the authorities changed their minds and called off having media cover the burning. Since expectations of both my mom and sis were already set, they went ahead with their plans. Marc and I didn’t go, but made them promise to bring home fresh oysters from Balagtas on the way home. Read more…

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Hot off the grill
Saturday, 21 February 2009

Grilled Lamb

Last January, I’ve finally been able to convince my dad to call our foreman and have our half of the backyard tiled and covered partially with an extended roof (I left the grass under the mango tree though, Marc didn’t want to waste our money having the tiles ruined when the tree’s roots grow bigger). Anyway, after the construction, we were pretty much broke so the husband thought it wasn’t the right time to buy a grill. I’ve been meaning to buy me grill once the backyard had been cleaned up, you see. I thought it would be long before I got me one, but after purchasing some lamb chops at Shopwise during my monthly grocery shopping, I’ve been able to convince Marc to buy a grill—telling him that the best way to cook lamb chops is to grill! 😀 Read more…

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