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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 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 …

Cookbook Update: Landing in the Bestsellers, 92.3 BBC Radio Interview and more
May 20, 2012 – 10:12 pm | 46 Comments
Cookbook Update: Landing in the Bestsellers, 92.3 BBC Radio Interview and more

Firstly, I’d like to thank you all for your unbelievable support. Thank you to those who retweeted, LIKED, shared, commented, emailed and yes, hugged me since I released my cookbook. And an even …

An Unofficial Filipino Food Tour of California
May 6, 2012 – 10:29 am | 33 Comments
An Unofficial Filipino Food Tour of California

Most juicy this week is a post I’ve been having such a blast writing. Just going through the photos is making me wanna hop back onto a plane to the US. But, back to reality….
Something …

MY COOKBOOK IS OUT! What The Heck Is Filipino Food? A Beginner’s Guide to Filipino Cooking
April 15, 2012 – 10:35 am | 137 Comments
MY COOKBOOK IS OUT! What The Heck Is Filipino Food? A Beginner’s Guide to Filipino Cooking

The day has come where I can finally hit the publish button on this long awaited post and announce: My Cookbook is OUT! Deep breath…and exhale…
Keeping this project a secret for two years was super …