Alabang Saturday Farmers Market

Earlier this month, I took a break and went to Manila for a change.  I came down specifically to attend my high school reunion in Colegio San Agustin, Makati. The same time spend some time with my batchmates who I have not seen for 24 years. Yes, 24 years. It was a great feeling.  It…

Sibid-Sibid Restaurant

After Cagsawa Ruins, me and my niece ventured out to Sibid-Sibid Restaurant located at Bonot, Legazpi City. Sibid-Sibid is a full service restaurant that serves seafoods and traditional pinoy dishes at very reasonable prices. Love the ambiance of the place built by local fishermen. We had fresh coconut, Bicol Express Seafood, Pancit Seafood Canton, Sizzling Seafood…

“Bignay Wine” – Tropical Sweet Wine

Guess what I found! Don Ramon Bignay, a tropical sweet wine, from Naga Camarines Sur. Found this wine the other day while strolling in the Naga City market. Bignay or Antidesma bunius is a sour edible fruit but often neglected because of its small size. The fruits come in bunches like grapes but this bignay has the…

The Red Apron Food Blog

The Red Apron. Gghie, my sister-in-law, wants to say thank you everyone for all the help naming her blog [previous post]. She finally chose “The Red Apron.” She wanted Daily Delights from Lance’s comment but there were many blogs with that name. She found all of them cute but finally settled with The Red Apron. She is…

Can you please help my sister-in-law name her new food blogg?

Hello Everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have been bugging my sister-in-law to start a food blogg. She is based in Novi Michigan together with my brother and their two lovely children. She cannot decide what name to give her new food blogg. To all my followers, can you please give me suggestions what to name her new blogg….

Tabbouleh Salad

Recalling my childhood family gatherings, I remember every time we have a celebration like birthdays, holidays and get together with friends and relatives. My mother would never miss the Tabbouleh Salad. Never ever ever ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! According to my mother, the Tabbouleh Salad is for our Lebanese Heritage while the 4-7 other dishes are for our…

Ma’amoul- Middle Eastern Cookies with Pistachios, Dates and Walnuts Fillings

Ma’amoul are small shortbread pastries filled with dates, pistachios and walnuts; sometimes almonds and Figs. They may be in the shape of balls or of domed or flattened cookies. They can either be decorated by hand or be made in special wooden molds. My grandmother shared Ma’amoul cookie recipe to her children; daughter-in-laws and to my mother. Then, my…