Craving for Crispy Fried Daing

Daing

As I was about to depart from Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD) on my way to the Philippines two weeks ago, I had only one thing in mind: to have Crispy Fried Daing for breakfast on my first day in Manila. Yeah, I know that sounds shallow. I guess that I’ve been craving for Crispy Fried Daing for the … [Read more...]

Sinangag na Dilis: What do you pair this with?

Sinangag na Dilis

It has been over a year since I last tried cooking Sinangag na Dilis. As I shop for tuyo a few days ago, I noticed the dried anchovies (pinatuyong dilis) lying on the same rack. I thought that it is about time to make myself some crispy sinangag out of it – so, I grabbed a pack. Cooking sinangag … [Read more...]

The Dangsilog Effect

dangsilog

Danggit (dried rabbit fish), sinangag (garlic fried rice), and itlog (fried egg) make up a meal that is popularly known as Dangsilog. It is quite ordinary for Filipinos to combine the first or last few letters of all the components of a meal to come-up with a single name to associate the meal with. … [Read more...]

Tuyo: Smelly but Lovely

Tuyo

It has been more than a week since I last posted an article for our What’s Cooking section so I decided to write something about what I had for breakfast this morning. After taking a shower and brushing my teeth twice, I’m now inspired to write something about one of my favorite breakfast foods: … [Read more...]