Sunday, August 18, 2019
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RAINY days invite people to eat and eat and eat. What’s with rain and wind that drive people to the brink of gluttony? Why does it seem people go on auto-pilot when it comes to eating more than what’s needed ...
From 337 days ago
Scrambling to survive
EVERYWHERE I go, I hear people complaining about how expensive a kilo of rice has become.“How am I to survive? I earn P100 to P150 per day from sidewalk vending. I have four children, all of school age,” one 40-year-old ...
From 344 days ago
Super hero food
A RECENT health scare got everybody in the family scrambling for a healthier diet.My niece Krystalle had a bout with little, ancient creatures invading her nose. At first, she thought it was an ordinary case of a nose not agreeing ...
From 351 days ago
Ice, ice, baby
“IT’S too hot today.”“Oh, dear, why is it so hot today?”“I hate the heat.”“It’s so hot, people are experiencing raised blood pressure.”These comments were made by some people I know. It’s true that lately, we’ve had very hot days.“Ironically, Manila ...
From 358 days ago
MY Aunt Tita Blitte felt compelled to buy a certain sardine brand’s latest flavor: Spanish style sardines.She felt disappointed when she opened the canned Spanish sardines, as we call it at home, because it was watery and looked more like ...
From 365 days ago
Wok of art
EGGS figure much in our home-style cuisine.Dona, my cousin, has a lot of recipes that have to do with eggs. Her most famous one among us is her Wok of Art stuffed eggs.Peetong, her husband, first called it Work of ...
From 372 days ago
EAT no more than six grams of this crystalline substance a day. Table salt, that ivory-colored crystalline mineral, is an astounding offering from the earth. The chemical symbol of salt is NaCl or sodium chloride.Salt has many spiritual and industrial ...
From 379 days ago
SOCIAL and civil life is hard enough. Does kitchen life have to be hard too?This was the question posed by my cousin Dona this week. She was peeling ginger for the chicken curry. “It’s so hard peeling these roots!”There I ...
From 386 days ago
ADMIT it. There are many days when your cooking powers are exceedingly low.“As in ‘cellphone’ low bat, Uncle,” my nephew Pannon noted.It’s true. As the guy on whose shoulder lies the family’s nutritional destiny...“What? Are you some kind of an ...
From 393 days ago