Author Archives: Tay

HotelQuickly: ‘Why Pay More When You Could Spend Less?’

    Spur-of-the -moment trips? Spontaneous Staycation?  Stayed out too late? Can’t drive home because you’re too tired? Roads are congested because of the heavy rains? Don’t worry, HotelQuickly will help you get your last minute accommodation at UH-MAY-ZING prices. And … Continue reading

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Paksiw na Bangus (Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar)

This one right here is a dish that I learned to love because of my brother-in-law’s version. I mean, I grew up with basically just a straight forward take – fish poached in vinegar loaded with peppercorns, garlic and ginger. … Continue reading

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The Okara Experiment

  I have been experimenting with soya  (soya milk, tofu, etc) and I noticed that the okara or the soy pulp has been piling up. I knew I just can’t throw it all away since the volume makes it all … Continue reading

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You Bet, Pakbet!

Dishes that make up traditional cuisines show our close relationship and dependence on our environment. That’s basically human nature – we consume what’s around us. From the primitive instincts we have for food to finally evolving to what it is … Continue reading

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Bicol’s Pride – Taro Leaves in Coconut Milk

Any good Bicolano knows his Laing and that’s one of the things that the Royol Blood has passed down to our generation. A dish that is continuously evolving, my Uncle Monching’s and the Senior’s (that would be my Dad) take … Continue reading

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