Blog Archives for category Ingredients


What is Atis? (Sugar Apple)

“An apple never falls far from the tree.” While parenthood may disburse an eternal joy, gratification and personal growth, it… Continue reading »


What is Bangus?

“Fishing is  the sport of the drowning worms” When I was a kid, my parents never had any problem making… Continue reading »


Mountain Rice of the Philippines

Rice is the most important staple food in most part of the human population.  In the Philippines, we eat rice… Continue reading »


Guava Recipes (Bayabas)

When we were kids we used to have a big garden thriving with lots of guava trees, we were lucky… Continue reading »


What is Santol?

Yesterday night, I was invited to a dinner in a friend’s house and upon arrival at their place  I was… Continue reading »


Sampaloc (Tamarind)

  Sampaloc or Tamarind is one of the most abundant fruit tree growing in the Philippines.  They grow almost everywhere… Continue reading »


Alugbati (Malabar Nightshade)

I’m not a vegetarian, but I love vegetables!  Thanks to my mom who flourished this “amour” for vegetables among us…. Continue reading »


Manila Clams

What’s in the name? I have always loved Manila clam because of its simplicity and versatility.  They go well with… Continue reading »


Ampalaya Leaves/ Talbos ng Ampalaya

Filipinos are always been a fan of ampalaya!  A trip to Filipino markets will show the abundance of this vegetable…. Continue reading »