Sinigang Phở

Let me tell you about rainy days. In the middle of the scorching summer heat, it is a pleasant and an immensely welcomed treat to have light cooling rain-showers paired with a refreshing breeze. This kind of day smells and feels like home to me (aaah, the tropical monsoon), hence comes a craving for comfort … Continue reading Sinigang Phở

Slow-cooked Chashu Pork Bao and the summer solstice

Today officially kick starts summer on this side of the world, and as you can see, everyone's creeping out of hibernation or simply waking up from all the daily haze. There are these little things called distractions which disguise themselves as meaningful preoccupations, and I have to admit that I have fallen prey to these … Continue reading Slow-cooked Chashu Pork Bao and the summer solstice

Chili-on-the-side type of Bicol Express

Our short hiatus can only be blamed to our summer holidays where we practically went off-the-grid except for a couple of Instagram snaps from our roadtrip. I make it a point to really disconnect during the holidays – a digital detox of sorts. I think it's healthy for the mind and soul, and we should … Continue reading Chili-on-the-side type of Bicol Express

Another Chinese food fest: Pancakes, Ribs and Sweet Beans

May was surprisingly crazy busy and has definitely been such an eventful month. Big birthdays chez nous, crazy workload, and a lot of planning, preps and daily grind sort of things. Thus, my lonesome entry this month. To keep it some company, here's my final attempt with a new entry! One of the best feasts … Continue reading Another Chinese food fest: Pancakes, Ribs and Sweet Beans