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October 11, 2020by Norma Chikiamco0

Having mastered how to roast turkey and rack of lamb, I thought I’d now try roasting a whole rib eye of beef. Because this is a rather expensive cut of beef, I was quite apprehensive about roasting it. Just handling such a heavy roll of beef (2.2 kilograms) was daunting enough. Moreover, if I bungled […]


October 8, 2020by Reggie Aspiras0

Say carrot! “Kerot!” I love Kerot cake—you read that right! Actor, cook and entrepreneur Marvin Agustin’s (@marvinagustin on Facebook and Instagram) Kerot cake, his rendition of the much beloved spiced, sweet vegetable cake, is remarkable! Ironic, as this cake has everything I don’t like in a carrot cake, like chocolate chips and generous helpings of […]


October 5, 2020by Norma Chikiamco0

Now that melons seem plentiful in the market, we can have our pick of different varieties. There’s the red juicy watermelon, the smaller, ball-shaped melon with its bright orange color, and the less common honeydew, sweet and delectable, in an attractive pastel green. But better than having one kind of melon is combining three varieties […]


October 2, 2020by Reggie Aspiras0

Today, Oct. 1, is Chuseok, Korea’s most wonderful and generous time of the year. It is when grains and fruits are plentiful. Chuseok is Korea’s Thanksgiving Day, that takes place on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month. At this time, families come together, get dressed in nice clothes or in traditional hanbok, play […]


September 27, 2020by Reggie Aspiras0

On Sept. 29, 1898, a grand banquet was prepared to celebrate the Solemn Ratification of the Declaration of Philippine Independence. The menus for the celebratory lunch and dinner, said to be written in French, have been translated into English and Tagalog. On Sept. 16, 1998, during the centennial celebration of the Malolos Congress, a reenactment […]


September 27, 2020by Norma Chikiamco0

Many of us are familiar with the Japanese dish tempura. Basically, it’s battered and fried shrimps (or prawns), other seafood such as fish and cuttlefish, plus vegetables, all served with a dipping sauce made with grated radish, ginger and soy sauce. Very similar to tempura is a dish called tendon, or tempura donburi. Donburi is […]


September 17, 2020by Norma Chikiamco0

Because of some misunderstanding about our orders, our favorite fish monger wrongly delivered to our house 1 kg of fresh clams. While I love these shellfish, I wasn’t ready to serve them again, not so soon after our last clam dinner just a few days ago. What to do with the clams? Storing them wasn’t […]


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