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Purple Wonder: Ube Ice Cream

(Chicago) – What food is more appropriate for summer than ice cream? It's just made for the season. Init ng panahon, lamig at sarap sa bibig - just complimenting...

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Buko Pie

(Chicago) – I go loco for anything with coco. Any savory dish with rich coconut cream/milk is a no-brainer favorite, to name a few: Bicol express, laing...

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Bread Pudding with Cognac Sauce

(Chicago) – I still remember my Lola (“grandmother”) gathering the stale pan de sal from the previous days’ breakfast. She brought out the llaneras (oval metal baking pans) to be used as mold for her impromptu bread pudding. I never […]

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A Plan for a Leche Flan

(Chicago) – I don’t understand why I keep renewing my membership to Costco every year. For a single person living in a cramped high-rise apartment, it does not make sense to stock up on groceries. I can’t even find enough space […]

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Riesling Poached Pear

(Chicago) – A few weeks back I hosted a “thank you” dinner for a couple of my friends for helping in my apartment purchase.  I prepared some very special appetizers and entrée for them but I did not plan for […]

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