I feel like a kid again, and isn’t that the right way to feel on New Years?
In the spirit of the cold, Christmas-y season, I’d like to share one of my favorite Filipino late-evening snacks: ginataan bilo-bilo, or coconut milk and rice flour balls – a sweet, hot dessert-y soup perfect for when the mercury dips low.
It’s late October and many of my friends are buying their fake blood and zombie costumes and pulling out their Michael Jackson’s Thriller long-format tracks. But here in the Philippines, we’re already looking forward to Christmas. And, BIBINGKA!
“Turn on the Food Network right now,” Jenny texted me, “Giada’s making chicken adobo.” “FILIPINO chicken adobo?“ I was puzzled when I turned on Ms. De Laurentiis’s show. I’ve watched Continue reading
Tonight, I’m cooking the quintessential Filipino Dish: Chicken Adobo. Our family is from the northern part of the Philippine islands. For every Filipino cook, there’s a different adobo. For example, Continue reading
Hypothetical situation: You’re a Filipino American, in your 20s or 30s, and you live on your own. You are sick, can’t seem to keep anything down other than Saltines and Continue reading