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{Ain’t No MEAT-tain High Enough} Filipino Grilled Meat & Seafood Platter at Jasmine’s, Deer Park
June 10, 2015 – 8:48 pm | One Comment
{Ain’t No MEAT-tain High Enough} Filipino Grilled Meat & Seafood Platter at Jasmine’s, Deer Park

When Filipino’s are tasked with grilling meat and seafood, we take it on like POTUS had appointed us with this all important duty – we do it with honour. We go all out and prepare …

Ginataang Manok (chicken stewed in spicy coconut milk)
March 15, 2015 – 10:51 am | 2 Comments
Ginataang Manok (chicken stewed in spicy coconut milk)

Hmmm…what in the heyall do I do with all dem cans of coconut milk in the pantry?! Last I counted, I had fifteen. Yahuh FIFTEEN. Unless I was planning on a running a three colour …

Sweet, Saucy and Porky Filipino Spaghetti
November 30, 2014 – 10:47 am | 9 Comments
Sweet, Saucy and Porky Filipino Spaghetti

Oh man. During my last trip to the Philippines and the US, I was so hooked on Jollibee’s Chicken Joy with Spaghetti that the only way to get me to stop eating it …

Childhood Treat: Ginataang Bilo Bilo (glutinous rice balls, sago + jackfruit in coconut milk)
April 1, 2014 – 5:34 pm | 16 Comments
Childhood Treat: Ginataang Bilo Bilo (glutinous rice balls, sago + jackfruit in coconut milk)

It’s funny, I seem to be diggin’ desserts I loved as a kid even more as an adult! One theory was that it was due to my recent appreciation for specific elements. For instance, my …

WIN 2 Tickets to Filipino Barbie: 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (valued at $120)
February 19, 2014 – 11:14 am | 34 Comments
WIN 2 Tickets to Filipino Barbie: 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (valued at $120)

As part of the 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Celebrity chefs Sau Del Rosario and JP Anglo from the Philippines are coming down under to cook up a Filipino feast to rule all feasts …

BBQ Lamb Adobo with Chilli, Mint and Kumquat Dressing + Homeboy’s 2013 Reflection
January 11, 2014 – 4:12 pm | 18 Comments
BBQ Lamb Adobo with Chilli, Mint and Kumquat Dressing + Homeboy’s 2013 Reflection

So here we are – 2014 baby! If I went and saw a fortune teller a year ago, never would I have imagined that 2013 would have played out the way it did and I …

Filipino Food: A Sleeping Giant Has Awoken + story published on Broadsheet
November 12, 2013 – 6:23 pm | 39 Comments
Filipino Food: A Sleeping Giant Has Awoken + story published on Broadsheet

Note: this is an extended piece on the story I wrote about Filipino food for Broadsheet that again had me thinking, why is it so underrepresented in the foodie …

A HOT bowl of Arroz Caldo (Chicken Congee) + featured on SBS Food
July 14, 2013 – 10:45 am | 47 Comments
A HOT bowl of Arroz Caldo (Chicken Congee) + featured on SBS Food

Well here we are, smack bayem in the the middle of my favourite season of all time (not) – WINTER! All summer long I had been dreaming of the precious moments when I can defrost …

Lumpiang Shanghai (Filipino Spring Rolls) + How to fold a Spring Roll
June 16, 2013 – 4:46 pm | 47 Comments
Lumpiang Shanghai (Filipino Spring Rolls) + How to fold a Spring Roll

I don’t know what’s been up with me lately, but I seem to be going maple syrup crazy pouring it on everything and I mean EVERYTHAAANG from toasted cheese sangas, chicken wings, grilled corn to …

Inspired by Gaudi: Cathedral Window Jelly with Condensed Milk
May 12, 2013 – 12:02 pm | 47 Comments
Inspired by Gaudi: Cathedral Window Jelly with Condensed Milk

Put your ‘1’s’ up if you’re also inspired by Gaudi. This guy was not only an architect, but an artist, a visionary, a genius. Seeing his works in person in Barcelona was an unforgettable experience. …

Cola Addicts Glazed Lamb Ribs
April 21, 2013 – 11:08 am | 47 Comments
Cola Addicts Glazed Lamb Ribs

If ever I’m in a situation where I’m forced to smile, like in company photos – I think of ribs. A rack of BBQ ribs make me smile. The glaze…aahh…the glaze! It has all the …

The Chocolate Ice Cream Party and a Filipino BBQ
January 27, 2013 – 10:23 am | 43 Comments
The Chocolate Ice Cream Party and a Filipino BBQ

Food Bloggers come up with some really whack yet oh so freakin brilliant ideas. Ideas that may not necessarily be good for the body, but brilliant nonetheless. It’s a good thing some of us don’t …

Cured + Caramelised Sausage, Green Mango, Chilli & Mint Salad (longanisa)
November 25, 2012 – 10:48 am | 34 Comments
Cured + Caramelised Sausage, Green Mango, Chilli & Mint Salad (longanisa)

Don’t call it a comeback, Longanisa has been calling this Filipino boy’s tummy home for years. I’ve been eating it the same way since I was kid – with rice, lightly salted chopped tomatoes and …

No bake, No marinade Twice Cooked Cola + Tamarind Spicy Pork Ribs
November 4, 2012 – 9:59 am | 34 Comments
No bake, No marinade Twice Cooked Cola + Tamarind Spicy Pork Ribs

Say whaaat?! I’m writing this post whilst on a sugar high just after hosting a Filipino BBQ and Chocolate Ice Cream Party where I made Tocino Chicken Wings, BBQ Pork Skewers, Pandesal bread and this …

How to make Addictive Maanghang Atchara (spicy pickled green papaya)
September 8, 2012 – 11:28 am | 50 Comments
How to make Addictive Maanghang Atchara (spicy pickled green papaya)

Atchara is one of the few things I take for granted. When relatives come down to visit from the Philippines, they would come back with a huge jar of this good stuff. I don’t know …

Banana Que Pops (Filipino saba bananas with a crisp caramalised coating)
August 19, 2012 – 11:30 am | 69 Comments
Banana Que Pops (Filipino saba bananas with a crisp caramalised coating)

Get ready, get ready for your tooth’s first taste of hurt! Something I’ve missed from back home is Banana Que. A dish that unfortunately didn’t make it into my cookbook. Usually found at streets stalls …

Grown Up’s Lemonade BBQ Pork
June 17, 2012 – 10:00 am | 37 Comments
Grown Up’s Lemonade BBQ Pork

One thing’s for sure, my pork drive goes all night like a trucker.
It can’t be helped. Pork comes first, everything else comes second. Being Filipino and why heck, being Asian, it’s the way I’m built, …

Leading a Food Blogger Q&A Panel + The Evolution of Filipino Cuisine in Australia
May 30, 2012 – 8:09 am | 35 Comments
Leading a Food Blogger Q&A Panel + The Evolution of Filipino Cuisine in Australia

I was approached by Fiesta Malaysia about potentially joining a panel of food bloggers on stage to represent my country’s cuisine. After few emails later I finally agreed, I was then later asked to …