Banish the winter blues with the undeniable healing power of comfort food.
Tag: filipino food
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but your Instagram photo of chopsticks stabbed on rice means we’re all going to die.
Not all Asians use chopsticks, young grasshopper. But if you’re going to post photos of rice bowls with chopsticks, at least style it right!
A fab Lamb Adobo recipe. (Which I actually cook on special days)
“Excite your friends and baffle your enemies” was the small note attached to this recipe when I first got it from one of my best friends years ago, when I had just moved to Madrid and was really jonesing for Filipino food. This is a twist to the traditional adobo recipe, whose secret lies in…
Grub, Actually. (An elegy to the dearly departed Chelly’s in Malasaña)
Tucked away in a narrow street, looking almost shy to show itself to passersby, was my favorite hole-in-the-wall cantina, Chelly’s. Neon-colored Post-Its on a corkboard stuck on bamboo slats revealed the savoury specials for the day, Filipino favorites like beef mami, lechon kawali, sisig and kare kare. Ate Chelly (translating literally to “Big Sister Chelly”)…
Doomsday delights! I asked a few chefs and food writers about their preferred final meal
Time for some gallows humor for the gourmand.