Cumin, je t’aime : Curry

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Whenever the apartment smells like cumin, my roommates always know who is the one cooking (hint: me). Whether I am cooking meat, beans, or roasted veggies, there’s bound to be a hit of… Continue reading

Bibingka cassava

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My eldest brother has this notion that cassava is super-toxic, to the point where he refuses to let me cook with any of it. And while Wikipedia does say cassava is poisonous, it’s… Continue reading

Wingko Babat (Coconut Cake)

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This stuff is amazing. I know you’ve probably never heard of it before but you have to trust me on the goodness of this chewy coconut cake. I swear, this one kid admitted… Continue reading

Rice and Lentils with Chicken

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Last semester, I had bought lentils, with the intention of making some tadka dal. I was inspired by one of the campus eatery’s version of it and decided to give it a try.… Continue reading

Chicken Adobo and Garlic Rice

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Not until I left did I miss the little things about my home: the abundance of cable television, the shelf of video games waiting for me, and the eternally stocked fridge, a treasure… Continue reading