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Davao is definitely a beach country! In the city alone, the shoreline of Matina Aplaya at the back of SM Mall has a lot of different beaches from raw to themed, developed or not. [Check my post of a city … Continue reading
When I was in Malarayat, we were looking for a place to eat uathentic Lipa cuisine with not much damage to the purse. We were referred to Hapag Filipino, known to be one of the oldest restaurants in Lipa. However, … Continue reading
Mongolian Barbecue is a restaurant style of stir frying meats and vegetables over a large, round, solid iron griddle. Originally from Taiwan and not a cuisine from Mongolia. It is called barbecue even when it’s not cooked in direct fire. … Continue reading
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Adams, Ilocos Norte, recently opened its doors to tourists for eco/nature tour. Situated on a mountainous terrain, Adams is accessible from the more famous coastal Pagudpud. I have consciousness of the town since I was a child but never had … Continue reading
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I had late lunch at Canlubang Golf few days back. We were prepared an array of delectable and gourmet cuisine from the club’s menu, which were all well thought of by no less than the Executive Chef [Chef Anton-now with Vikings … Continue reading
Merry Christmas Everyone! Whatever the reasons are for what appears to have been a hiatus in this blog, I am sharing with you now my latest Baguio trip with friend Chef Anton and his family last Halloween. If you have … Continue reading
Over the long weekend last week, pre-emting the Independence Day which falls at the mid of the next week, we had a ‘bbq’ dinner hosted by Chef Anton, again, in his place in Sta. Rosa. He prepared everything. All in. From … Continue reading
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This past long weekend served as a brief respite before going back to full-time work, again. I was with friends who graciously accomodated me, again, and on our last night, we went up to Tagaytay, a short drive from Sta. … Continue reading
This is a continuation of my post on Canlubang (1) (2). The chef (whom I casually call Tonton, by the way) and I, are already at the club as early as breakfast. He offered me Pinoy breakfast of fried bangus … Continue reading
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Before the scheduled shoot, subject of my previous post, Chef Anton prepared dinner at his place in one of the villages in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. He cooked two very flavorful and yummy dishes! I found his preparation for the Rosemary … Continue reading
*Here’s a break from my Quiapo Post. Two nights ago, we bought Twenty Pesos of Pandesal at a nearby 24-hour Bakery for midnight snack, Chiz Whiz for spread, and Nestea Ice Tea for bev. While on our second piece, my … Continue reading
Care for a Pizza? With “Pinakbet” toppings? Wen Kabsat! That’s “Pinakbet Pizza!” Especially for you . . . Last weekend, I was watching the evening news over TV Patrol of ABS-CBN and it featured the Pinakbet Pizza of Paoay, Ilocos … Continue reading
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The Ilocos Royal Bibingka is one delicacy that Ilocos is proud of and every visitors’ must try. It has a decent packaging, a good shelf-life, and very affordable price [Php 105.00 a dozen, or so] which make it very ideal … Continue reading
“Tabungaw,” in Ilocano, “Upo” in Filipino, (White) Gourd in English, is a vegestable-crop that can be made into a hat which Ilocano’s are famous for. It is unfortunate, however, that the art of making the “gourd hat” is now a … Continue reading
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There are two versions of the Ilocos Empanada. One is the VIGAN EMPANADA, in Ilocos Sur, and the other is the BATAC or LAOAG EMPANADA, in Ilocos Norte. The latter is more known and always referred to as the “Ilocos Empanada” in … Continue reading
Tagged bagnet ilocos empanada, batac empanada, dinuguan ilocos empanada, food, higado ilocos empanada, ilocos, ilocos empanada, johnny moon cafe, laoag empanada, sisig ilocos empanada, tabacalera lifestyle center, vigan empanada
Ilocano’s serve their visitors, either “Pinakbet” or “Dinengdeng” for meals, because these are two of our basic dishes. That is understandable because the Region is basically agricultural, thus, veggies are abundant. Cooking Pinakbet have spread to different provinces all throughout … Continue reading
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New name, new look, new operators, but the location is the same. It’s the The Nestle Creamery in Aurora Boulevard (formerly Magnolia Ice Cream House in the 70′s), and its latest attraction is its ‘Marble Slab,’ a frozen marble table where ice cream … Continue reading
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In Market Market, there are various stalls showcasing food products of almost all regions in the Philippines, and Ilocos is not an exception. The food stall is called “Manang Biday ti Ilocos” and it sells almost all the more popular … Continue reading
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A day after SM Mall of Asia opened to the public last May 20(I was in “viaje del sol” that time, besides I was not lucky to get an invite from Henry Sy!)I was able to roam around the biggest … Continue reading
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Fourth Stop: Carlito’s Workshop: This is located in Barrio Sta. Ana, San Pablo City. Carlito Ortega is a sculptor whose medium include welded steel, brass and hard wood. He is also known for his landcape. His residence/worshop/gallery in San Pablo … Continue reading