Red Tide Causes Shellfish Ban in Eastern Samar

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I just read an article from the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s website about the imposition of Shellfish ban in Eastern Samar. Apparently, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) prohibit gathering, eating, and selling shellfish from Matarinao Bay. It appears that … [Read more...]

Polvoron

Polvoron

Polvoron is a semi-sweet concoction made of toasted flour, powdered milk, sugar, and butter. This is considered as a dessert or snack in the Philippines wherein roasted rice puffs referred to locally as “pinipig” is added.There are several polvoron recipes available today. There … [Read more...]

How to Butcher a Chicken

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Have you ever tried to butcher a whole dressed chicken? I remember the first time to butcher a whole chicken; it was confusing. Back then, I didn’t know where to start and I have no idea as to how many parts should I divide it into. I spent more than 30 minutes to complete the … [Read more...]

Food Review: Panda Express Beijing Beef

Panda Express Food Review

I felt that I needed a quick bite as I drove home from work. Luckily, I was about to pass-by a Panda Express location and decided to grab a box for dinner. I got a 2 entrée plate consisting of Orange Chicken, Beijing Beef, and Chow Mein for sides. Let’s not talk about … [Read more...]

Tuyo: Smelly but Lovely

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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 … [Read more...]