Featured Innovation for the Week

“CHRISTMAS EVE’S SLOW ROASTED BEEF”
(Beef’s Fall-Off Tenderness Best Suited For Christmas Eve’s Family Bonding)
My fallback beef part, beef short plate does it again.
Reliable as always.


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I will keep on remembering this…Scenic 17-Mile Drive in Picturesque Pebble Beach.
With Pangs and Cha March 2016.
Click the pic.
Our family travel captures will COOL you a bit.

Opinion/Write Ups

LAW of SUPPLY & DEMAND.
THE REAL MEANING

GREED. Know why.
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Ingredients’ Reviews

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“9 Impressive Bok Choy Benefits”

Health Benefits of Bok Choy (Chinese Cabbage)
(Thank you Organic Facts.)
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Travel-Events-Cause

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AFTERNOON VIEW

TAAL VISTA LODGE-TAGAYTAY, PHILIPPINES.
Check what I enjoyed in this cool site.
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Food & Sites Reviews

create your own spicy wings

RESTO Review.
AVILES-The House Of Original “Bulalo”

Other Condemned and Recommended sites in Food Tab.
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Innovated Country Dishes

Innovated Country Dishes

“MIREPOIX STUFFED BAKED SQUID”
(DICED VEGGIES STUFFED SQUID COOKED DIFFERENTLY)
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Sports


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See here what our family is up to…favorite sports and activities,
where we participate.
Click on the pic to bring you there.

Photography


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Thick Bacon Slices-Big Breakfast Set at Subic Grand Harbour Hotel.
As tyro photog, check the shots bit tweaked for better viewing.
Click on the pic.


tawilis photo

17 Best Benefits Of Lemon Water.
Photo and write up taken from and credit to Organic Facts.

pata or tim photo

New rules prohibit restaurants grilling medium-rare burger.
Photo and write up credit to Food & Wine

steak watermarked photo

Scientists May Have Finally Cracked the Greatest Mystery Behind the BERMUDA TRIANGLE.
(Thank you BRIGHT SIDE) Click photo.

PAN GRILLED RIB EYE

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PAN GRILLED RIB EYE (Fully Marinated Australian Rib Eye Pan…

“BRATWURST” KABOB

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“BRATWURST” KABOB (Fusion of German Meat Pan Grilled…

RED WINE IMMERSED BELLY

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RED WINE IMMERSED BELLY (Pork Belly Marinated in Red Wine,…

Taal Vista Lodge, Tagaytay City, Philippines

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Savor the best in center table offerings amidst shivery atmosphere, crisp…

BACON INFUSED ROASTED POTATO

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BACON INFUSED ROASTED POTATO (Potato Wedged With Bacon Slices…

Soon...an austere new "burger" chomp-up is to be a catchword.

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One of the 2 requests ( an infant burger joint at Kamias and…

TENDERIZED DEEP FRIED “LIEMPO”

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TENDERIZED DEEP FRIED “LIEMPO” (Parboiled Pork Belly Deep…

Banana Leaves Wrapped Flame Grilled "Talakitok"

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BANANA LEAVES-FOIL WRAPPED FLAME GRILLED “TALAKITOK” (Wrapped-Seasoned…

CRAB “BIJON”

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CRAB “BIJON” (Sautéd Crab In Lightly Souped Rice Noodles…

FULLY MARINATED-ROLLED-BROILED “LIEMPO”

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FULLY MARINATED-ROLLED-BROILED “LIEMPO” (Pork Belly Marinated…

STEAMED “LAPU-LAPU” (RED GROUPER) IN GINGER SAUCE

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STEAMED “LAPU-LAPU” (RED GROUPER) IN GINGER SAUCE (Red…

PARBOILED CURRY MARINATED CHICKEN…ROASTED

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PARBOILED CURRY MARINATED CHICKEN…ROASTED (Curry Marinated…

BUTTER FRIED PARBOILED “LIEMPO”

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BUTTER FRIED PARBOILED “LIEMPO” (Parboiled Pork Belly…

BAGWANG TOPPED “PINAKBET”

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BAGWANG TOPPED “PINAKBET” (Deep Fried Bagwang Garnished…

PAN FRIED SHRIMPS & SALMON DUSTED with SPICES-HERBS SEASONING

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PAN FRIED SHRIMPS & SALMON DUSTED with SPICES-HERBS SEASONING…

AVILES…the Original House of “Bulalo”

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AVILES…the Original House of “Bulalo” In this aged life…

FOIL WRAPPED TOASTERED “PAMPANO”

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FOIL WRAPPED TOASTERED “PAMPANO” (Silver Pomfret Rubbed…

Para kayong SINAMPAL.

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Coming from a simple man himself. Simple thinking. Un-aristocratic.…

BUTTER FRIED BACON WRAPPED SHRIMPS

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BUTTER FRIED BACON WRAPPED SHRIMPS (The simplicity of synthesizing…

thefoodcritic.me Privacy Policy

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This privacy policy sets out how http://thefoodcritic.me uses…

YOU ARE GREAT...yes you are.

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Sharing unto deserving needy your legally, morally hard earned…

CHRISTMAS EVE’S SLOW ROASTED BEEF

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CHRISTMAS EVE’S SLOW ROASTED BEEF (Beef’s Fall-Off Tenderness…

Seafood Rice Stuffed Baked Squid

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  SEAFOOD RICE STUFFED BAKED SQUID (Ultra Healthy Seafood,…

Dancing Crab (Singapore)

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Our last day of visit that my daughter, Cha, spouse Anton,…

Beheaded-Demoisturized Saline Fish in Gar-Vin Dip

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Clearly this is what it is...in Pilipino...     ("Tuyo"…

Why?

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WHY? “Bruhaha” about food preservatives and flavor enhancers…

Chicken Feet

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“CHICKEN FEET” (The Favorite Chinese Dimsum Innovated)…

My #1 High-End Cantonese "tara-lets"

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I did say “high end”. True enough, but and although, the…

3-Way "Nilagang Baka"

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“3-WAY NILAGANG BAKA” (Veggies Laden Boiled Beef Flank…

Condemnation

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  Dont' ever waster your money here. So pricey and…

CONDEMNATION: ANOTHER DON'T GO RESTO with TO GO ONE (just to even up)

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This one is actively inviting franchisees. Try their "main bragging…

CONDEMNATION: Another Burger House

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  It really pains me that many of "us" "happy eaters",…

CONDEMNATION again:

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Contrary to NINYO's there is this PWEH again at plush BGC. Imagine…

CONDEMNATION: THE REAL YUK!!!

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OH MY GOD! Good location-a serene neighborhood. Refurbished…

Chicken Breast and "Ampalaya" Salad

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CHICKEN BREAST & “AMPALAYA” SALAD (FRIED CHIX BREAST…

"Law of Supply & Demand"...its real meaning.

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Mucho. Not so. The Law of Supply…

FRIED PAMPANO IN “INNOVATED” ADOBO SAUCE

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  Fried Pampano In Innovated Adobo Sauce (FRIED…

Photography

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(Family) Travel

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(Bad) Glamourized "begging" and an insult to your capability.

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Early Sunday morning 5:00am mass. Nobody was around except…

Engine-Oil-Driver liken to Couple-Communication-Prayer

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I have read a Twitter post that likens "oil" of an…

Few things about recipes

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HEAVENLY CRISPY. NO DOUBLE FRYING...Ultra crispy outside…

Create Your Own Spicy Chix Wings

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CREATE YOUR OWN “SPICY CHIX WINGS” (DEEP FRIED…

All Lean Bottom Round Steak-My Experiment

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ALL-LEAN BOTTOM ROUND STEAK-MY EXPERIMENT (98%…

Fil-Mex Burrito

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FIL-MEX BURRITO (FILIPINISM-INFUSED MEXICAN BURRITO) Decades…

Yasai Itame (My Version)

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“YASAI ITAME” (My Version) (STIR FRIED VEGETABLES) “Yasai…

“Gỏi ‘Sotang' Cuốn”  (Vietnamese & Filipino Salad Roll)

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“Gỏi ‘Sotang' Cuốn” (Vietnamese & Filipino…

Baked Curried Chicken

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“BAKED CURRIED CHICKEN” (CHICKEN MARINATED AND…

Marché Restaurant

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Marché Restaurant Vivo City, Singapore Marché  chain…

Salted Egg Shrimps

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  “SALTED EGG SHRIMPS ” (DEEP FRIED SHRIMPS FURTHER…

Mirepoix Stuffed Squid

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MIREPOIX STUFFED BAKED SQUID (DICED VEGGIES STUFFED…

"Lechon" Pork Chop

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“LECHON” PORK CHOP (SPICES AND HERBS MARINATED…

"Adobong Pusit Rice" with Steamed Seafood

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“ADOBONG PUSIT RICE” AND STEAMED SEAFOOD (RICE…

Roasted "Buto-Buto" Sided By "Sinigang Na Puro Gulay"

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  ROASTED “BUTO-BUTO” SIDED BY “SINIGANG…

Sea/Freshwater Food-Yuwan Style

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SEA & FRESHWATER FOOD-YUWAN STYLE (S &…

St. Louis Spares-Roasted

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ST. LOUIS SPARES-ROASTED (SPICES’ & HERBS’…

Kilawing Kambing (Filipino Ceviche)

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KILAWING KAMBING (Filipino Ceviche) (VINEGAR CURED…

Toastered "Tanigue" (Spanish Mackerel)

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TOASTERED “TANIGUE” (Spanish Mackerel) (BBQ…

Salted Celery Stalk Sided Braised-Seared Squid.

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SALTED CELERY STALK SIDED BRAISED-SEARED SQUID (A…

Spare Ribs...A Different Approach.

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SPARE RIBS…A NEW APPROACH (FOIL ROASTED BBQ…

Chicken Inferno.

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CHICKEN “INFERNO” (Deep Fried Chicken Wings…

Surprising Health Benefits and Usages of ONION.

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SURPRISING HEALTH BENEFITS & USES OF ONION I…

Blanched Broccoli In Garlic Oyster Sauce

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BLANCHED BROCCOLI IN GARLIC OYSTER SAUCE (FIBER-RICH…

Char-Grilled "Pampano"

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CHAR-GRILLED “PAMPANO” (SPICED OIL RUBBED…

Marinade-Pumped Roasted Brisket.

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MARINADE-PUMPED ROASTED BRISKET (WINE WITH HERBS…

Bacon and Fresh Oregano Leaves Topped Char-Grilled Sirloin

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BACON & FRESH OREGANO LEAVES TOPPED CHAR-GRILLED…

Your own "innovated" fried chicken.

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YOUR OWN INNOVATED FRIED CHICKEN (MARINATED CHICKEN…

3-WAY Beef "Sinigang"

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3-WAY BEEF “SINIGANG” (TAMARIND-FLAVORED BROTH…

Slow Baked Juiciest "Liempo"

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SLOW-BAKED JUICIEST “LIEMPO” (FULLY MARINATED…

Beer Marinated Baked Wings

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BEER MARINATED BAKED WINGS (SHORTCUT TO “BUFFALO…

Coffee Flavored "Biko"

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COFFEE FLAVORED “BIKO” (INSTANT COFFEE INFUSED…

Pure Beef "Longaniza"

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PURE BEEF “LONGANIZA” (FRIED PURE BEEF FILIPINO…

If You Were Josh...Which Road Will You Traverse?

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Scenario: you are college…

Steamed Shrimps With Cellophane Noodles & Snow Peas As Side

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STEAMED SHRIMPS WITH CELLOPHANE NOODLES & …

Tilapia-"ESCABECHE" (Innovated)

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TILAPIA-“ESCABECHE” (Innovated) (A DIFFERENT…

Blog Comments Analyzed by a Psychologist.

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BLOG COMMENTS ANALYZED Noticing proliferation of blog comments…

Stir Fried Baguio "Gulay"

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STIR FRIED “BAGUIO GULAY” (QUICK STIR FRYING…

Italian Roasted Short Plate

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ITALIAN ROASTED SHORT PLATE (ULTRA TENDER ITALIAN…

Pork Chop-Toastered

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PORK CHOP-TOASTERED (SPICE BLEND RUBBED-TOASTERED…

Nilagang "CAMTO"

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NILAGANG “CAMTO” (SEASONED and VEGGIES LADEN…

Garlic "Polonchay"

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GARLIC “POLONCHAY” (QUICK STIR FRIED CHINESE…

I found our family's new re-charging hideaway. 

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Ecstatically scenic. Romantically…

"HAMONADO" Longaniza

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“HAMONADO” LONGANIZA (OFF-CASING SWEET-TYPE…

FRIED "TAWILIS" (Freshwater Herring) IN GARLIC INFUSED OIL

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FRIED “TAWILIS” (Freshwater Herring) IN GARLIC…

HONEY BASTED CHAR-GRILLED "LIEMPO" (Pork Belly)

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HONEY BASTED CHAR-GRILLED “LIEMPO” (PORK BELLY) (“TAGALOG…

ULTRA HEALTHY STEAMED CLAMS

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ULTRA HEALTHY STEAMED CLAMS (STEAMED JAPANESE…

TEXAN BBQ SAUCE DRIZZLED BEEF SAUSAGE

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TEXAN BBQ SAUCE DRIZZLED ITALIAN BEEF SAUSAGE (TEXAN…

Stuffed Creamed Squid

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STUFFED CREAMED SQUID (SEASONED GROUND PORK STUFFED…

Himalayan Rock Salt Sprinkled Fil-Am ROULADE.

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HIMALAYAN ROCK SALT SPRINKLED FIL-AM ROULADE (MY…

Saba Con Hielo

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SABA CON HIELO (COFFEE-FLAVORED SWEETENED “SABA”…

"Ni-LATIK-ang Turon (Hindi Po NILANTAKANG Turon)

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NI-LATIKANG TURON (HINDI PO NI-LANTAKANG TURON) Mely’s…

Steamed Maya-Maya

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STEAMED MAYA-MAYA (LEMON & GINGER JUICE MASSAGED…

"Fiery Hot" Mexican Spice Mix Roasted Chicken

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“FIERY HOT” MEXICAN SPICE MIX ROASTED CHICKEN (Roasted…

Garlic Soyed Pork & Fried Tofu.

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  GARLIC SOYED PORK & FRIED TOFU (HONEY-WINE…

ADO-BET (The Marriage of Adobo & Pinakbet)

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    ADO-BET (The MARRIAGE of ADOBO & PINAKBET) Familiar…

The Versatile "Sinigang Mix", Again, In Fried "Pampano".

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  THE VERSATILE SINIGANG MIX, AGAIN, IN FRIED…

Fried "Talakitok" Sinigang.

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FRIED “TALAKITOK” SINIGANG (TAMARIND SOUP…

Sinigang Na Pata 

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SINIGANG NA “PATA” (Front Hock In Tamarind…

A DIFFERENT BURGER.

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100% PURE U.S.CATTLE BEEF BURGER PATTY (The No…

(Very bad) Busina (horn)... busina ng busina. Why?

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@Traffic Lights: (many, in fact even majority of radio &…

(Really bad) The Rising Unemployment...my views. Why?

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Before, circa 70's & 80's, when we, the working group,…

Garlic-Thyme-Pepper Crusted Pork.

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GARLIC-THYME-PEPPER CRUSTED PORK (Herbed &…

Señor Dante's "COCIDO" (The evolution of Filipino meat stew)

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SEÑOR DANTE’S "COCIDO" (CUBED U.S. SHORT PLATE…

Ultra healthy "Dulong" topped Ampalaya Salad.

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Healthy “DULONG” Topped…AMPALAYA SALAD (SILVER…

SSS (Simple Skirt Steak)

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  SIMPLE SKIRT STEAK (VIA OVEN TOASTER) Primarily…

Piniritong Dinuguan (Fried Pork Mask Stewed in Hog's Blood)

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PINIRITONG DINUGUAN (FRIED PORK MASK STEWED IN…

Teng-Q (Grilled Pork Ears)

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TENG-Q (TENGA BBQ “THE TAGALOG PROFILE”) (GRILLED…

Good Old Style TAPA (Seasoned Dried Fried Beef Strips)

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GOOD OLD STYLE “TAPA” (SEASONED DRIED BEEF…

Naiibang TINOLANG MANOK. (A Different Gingered Chicken Soup)

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NAIIBANG TINOLANG MANOK (A Different Gingered…

GG Swims In Olive Oil

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GG SWIMS IN OLIVE OIL (Tagalog: Sinardinas Na…

BOILAR BONEY-BONEY CON GOOLASH

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BOILAR BONEY-BONEY CON GOOLASH (Filipino: Pinakuluang…

Oven Toastered Chicken. The simplest cooking method.

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OVEN TOASTERED CHICKEN Another simple cooking…

Gramp's Salad. (...just a term. Also designed for young ones)

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GRAMP’S SALAD Constantly communicating and exchanging…

LIEMP-CHON (Lechon Liempo)

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The craving for Cebu Lechon (roasted pig from…

Pork Shu-Mai (The Health-Centered Formulation).

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PORK SHU-MAI (The Health-Centered Formulation) The…

HOTOTAY SOUP (the more technological cooking approach).

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HOTOTAY SOUP (The More Technological Cooking Approach) HOTOTAY…

Oven Toastered Pork Loin

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OVEN TOASTERED PORK LOIN Being just 2 at home,…

A lovely "usual daily grinding" day...and my breakfast.

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With the morning sun, my coffee. High…

YABU the royalty of "katsu".

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Staff handed and explained the white…

Tired of the usual egg prep? Try this.

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Fed up with your usual and normal routine of preparing…

BORACAY (2nd of 2 posts)...modus of some hotels & the "irk-ies".

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Whether you're on a morning's much needed fresh air…

Thank you Food Pacific Manufacturing Journal for the feature...then a simple breakfast thanksgiving with Pangs.

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Early January of current year, got an e-mail from Cristina Douthwaite of…

In search for a Valentine's Day venue to date Pangs.

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Even if I and "Pangs" (slang of Panga-Palanga, a Visayan term meaning…

(Family Sports) I miss my #1 passion.

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One year and 1 month today I have not competed in my #1 passion:…

A convergence with revolting flavors fighting for time. 

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Got up a bit late today. Had to hurry for early morning meeting…

Ika-Dobo. A recipe blending 2 cultures: Pinoy & Japanese.

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A blend of 2 cultures: well rounded harmony of Filipino recipe…

(Family Sports) Beauty, brains & fitness.

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My daughter, Cha, from petite lady to tri-athlete to brains behind…

Roast porkloin topped with hickory smoked pork belly bacon. 

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My family loves and continuously craves for bacon. To…

Cold ones post hectic tiring day. Highly recommended "Inasal". Not your usual...it's the BEST.

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"INASAL" means grilled or to grill in whatever medium: charcoal,…

What?

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Was with my wonderful family after Joax' triathlon, ...and…

HongKong Master Cook @ Macapagal Avenue, Pasay City

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Marilyn's & my favorite: The long All Saints'…

Create your own Sweet Chili Sauce.

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A bit break from the series of posts re: "extenders". You…

I pray...vs. PDAF

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Undergoing 2nd 1/3 life of mine I've been under leadership of…

Sports & photography this time. WOW!

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I love this shot snapped at the beachfront of…

My favorite Chinese resto fumbled.

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Whenever Marilyn (my spouse) and I have the urge to unwind…

Honey enhances flavor of this cured round-porkloin bacon.

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Honey rounded-off  the flavor of this round porkloin bacon. In…

Shiitake Shu-mai (Japanese pork-based-mushroom-infused dimsum)

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Even your 3-year old kid can make this type of…

I never fail to stare at this pic to re-energize me.

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After the whole long week of daily grind at office,…

"Hosme ang gulo". (OMG, WTF, FS messy). Only in the Phils.

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Last year, this caught my attention. Ordinarily,…

Maki-"baka"...(go roast beef this time). No-sweat quick recipe.

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ROASTED BEEF RIBS (Lean meat-generous rib marinated…

...another high sounding prep. But then it's so simple.

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"Sugar showered deep fried SaSa" ...which is…

U$D4.00 badly spent

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Seems I finished it. NOPE. "YUK Longaniza" originally were…

FISH HAM: less sinful way of enjoying Christmas year-round.

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From the normal pork leg or brisket or porkloin to process…

Our way of wood smoking  bar sausages for hours.

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 The Vigan Longaniza or "bar sausages" we produce utilize…