Dinuguan

Filipino cuisine is very confusing and the more anyone explores, the weirder it becomes. For example, Dinuguan is something we enjoy but can be very polarising to foreigners. It is a Filipino savory stew of pork offal (typically lungs, kidneys, intestines, ears, heart and snout) and/or meat simmered in a rich, spicy dark gravy of pig blood, garlic, chili (most often siling mahaba), and vinegar. (Margarita Marquis (2007). La Cuisine des…

Budget Tteokbokki

Tteokbokki (Hot and Spicy Rice Cake) is a pleasure I always welcome most especially during the rainy season in the Philippines. I love O Ga Ne’s tteokbokki which I have whenever I come home from law school. But there are times when I want to have it at home without the need to drive myself…

Now Serving Seductive Succulence: Bamba

By: Stephanie As my unusually Happy Thursdays came to an end, my stomach grumbled for some tasty food. Originally, I had Uncle Cheffy’s in mind but Phoebe wanted to introduce us to a new restaurant opened by her friend along Aguirre street. My palate ready, Phoebe, Laisa and I trooped beyond the gates of our…