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PANAGBENGA SHAWARMA Road IN BLOOM

Don’t get me wrong, I like shawarma. In fact I love shawarma. The sweet taste of pita bread  combined with the mouth watering griiled beef and spicy hot garlic sauce simply makes me a shawarma fanatic. In a previous blog post I did last January, one item in  my wish list includes the improvement of shawarma sauces not to be cheap and watery. Read More Here…

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KAMOTE CAN SAVE THE PHILIPPINE ECONOMY.

For centuries, our Filipino ancestors survived eating “kamote” or sweet potato. Life back then was simple and so is the staple food. Today, we grew up eating rice, junkfood, fastfood, instant food and so many kinds of food. The good old “kamote” is now branded as “poor man’s food” but this is about to change soon…Read More Here…

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THE FRUITS THAT CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE

We all think eating fruits means just buying fruits, cutting it and just popping it into our mouths. It’s not as easy as you think. It’s important to know how and when to eat.

What is the correct way of eating fruits?

IT MEANS NOT EATING FRUITS AFTER YOUR MEALS! * FRUITS SHOULD BE EATEN ON AN EMPTY STOMACH. Read More Here…

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How to prepare a “sosyal” meal good for 5 people with a budget of P150

Because of a basketball match , all of a sudden I have some friends coming over and I had no money and time to prepare for lunch. All I had was P150 in my pocket. So I had to think how to expand my money to cover their hungry stomachs. I went to the “talipapa” or flea market and after 10 minutes I was on my way home to cook. With less than P150 I was able to buy Read More Here…

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How to cook salted dried fish ( tuyo ) with tomatoes and vegetable on the side

This is a very famous dish for Filipinos. Taken alone, it is somewhat monotonous and boring but if you spice the meal with some combination and presentation, it becomes a luxurious meal. Sometimes, it is the presentation.. Read More here…

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How to cook ampalaya ( bitter gourd ) with sardines.

I call this dish as: freshly chopped bitter gourd sauted with garlic and onion strips topped with sardines and sauce sprinkled with iodized salt

In Tagalog: “ginisang ampalaya sa sardinas” Read more here…

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ISANG LINGO NA ULAM (one week dish)

EXPERIENCE THE DELICIOUS TASTE OF A CHEAP FILIPINO – ASIAN FOOD THAT IS HEALTHY AND GOOD FOR THE BUDGET! FOR STUDENTS, HOUSEWIVES, OFWS, LABORERS, MANAGERS ETC! VERY EASY TO PREPARE AND COOK! Read more…

Sayote – The Poor Man’s Miracle Dish and More!

chayote sayote leaves 10Sayote – the mountain green gold.  The hidden secret. The “poor man’s miracle vegetable”.

First of all chayote or locally known as sayote is, botanically speaking, a fruit. But because it is generally served as a dish, it is considered by the public as vegetable.

The chayote  is used in both raw and cooked forms. When cooked, chayote is usually handled like squash, it is generally lightly cooked to retain the crisp flavor. Raw chayote may be added to salads or salsas, and it is often marinated with lemon or lime juice. It can also be eaten straight, although the bland flavor makes this a dubious endeavor. Whether raw or cooked, chayote is a good source of amino acids and vitamin c. Read more here…

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