It gave me the chance to learn new skills everyday. The possibilities are limitless. Taking them as they come, one possibility at a time. Continue reading The Story of The Accidental Chef
“Part of the adjustments in living abroad, is embracing local cuisine and lifestyle. ” Continue reading Embracing Guatemalan food.
In 1995, the Guinness Book of World records listed the Carabao mango variety in the Philippines as the sweetest fruit in the world, specifically the Guimaras mango. Continue reading The golden fruit of the Philippines: Manila Mango
Getting drunk is not new in Guatemala, or anywhere in the world, everybody have their own version of “happy hour/moment”. For many years, Salcajá has been the best reference for production of homemade alcoholic beverages in Guatemala. Salcajá is a town in … Continue reading Rompopo and Caldo de frutas of Salcajá
One dish, different variants, one flavorful culture that’s what tamales of Guatemala irresistibly delicious. Continue reading Oh my Hot Tamales!
It is customary to share your fiambre to other family and relatives. True enough, fiambre is a dish that brings family together and recipe that demonstrates tradition. Continue reading Fiambre, a dish that brings family together.
An ancient Guatemalan drink made of corn, with delicious cinnamon flavor, and a perfect dash of sugar. For Mayans, corn is a sacred food, consumed during special ceremonies but also as a daily food. Continue reading Ancient Drink: Atol de Elote
Pinikpikan is a controversial yet a famous native dish from the highlands of Cordillera, northern region of the Philippines. For some, it is an extreme eating, but looking closely to the end product, it looks pretty simple and delicious. If … Continue reading Extreme eating: Pinikpikan
Ser de las Filipinas y crecer con arroz todos los días, sin duda; puedo decir que los filipinos disfrutan el arroz en cada tiempo de comida. Digamos arroz por la mañana, arroz al mediodía y arroz en la noche, sin … Continue reading Por el Amor al Arroz
For Filipinos rice it is a staple food, it is part of the culture, it is an identity, it gives bulk of carbohydrates which is perfect especially for those who does hard labor, and of course it goes with any meal. Continue reading For the Love of Rice
During summer time in the Philippines, the number one food that every single Filipinos crave for is Halo-halo. Halo-halo is from a Tagalog word “halo”, which means mix. Though widely available throughout the year as a dessert, it earned its … Continue reading Halo-halo and Granizada, you’ll ask for more!
Durante el tiempo de verano en Filipinas, entre los alimentos que cada filipino anhela esta halo-halo. Halo-halo es una palabra en tagalog; “halo”, significa mezcla. Aunque se encuentra ampliamente disponible en todo el año como un postre; que ganó su … Continue reading Halo-halo y Granizada, usted va a pedir más!