Bagoong (Shrimp Paste) Rice…The Return

| November 13, 2008

Two weeks ago, I had another one of my lucky breaks at the Asian store and scored some green mangoes.  I meticulously picked 3 of the greenest, most unripe mangoes without any hint of yellow whatsoever.  And because my idea of perfect green mangoes (which are white when sliced and never never yellow!) are hard […]

Urban Outfitters Promo Code

| November 13, 2008

I’ve got a present for all of you big fans of Urban Outfitters…Urban Outfitters promo codes!   Woot!  I can’t say I’m a diehard patron of the store.  To tell you honestly, I’m not really familiar with them.  That’s living under a rock for you.   But checking out their online store, I could very […]

Inside the Southeast Asian Kitchen

| November 13, 2008

A box of goodies for our family arrived yesterday.  Woot!  *insert dance of joy* Thanks to our dearest Singapore-based friends, Jeric and Melisse for the early Christmas presents!  Or were they meant for Thanksgiving, meaning another box is coming for Christmas?  Kidding. I have another (recipe) book to add to my ever growing collection… I […]

Lay-away for the Holidays

| November 13, 2008

Have you started your holiday shopping yet?  Well, I haven’t, primarily because the people I want to shop for are half-a-world away.  It’s not an excuse, I know.  I will get around to Christmas shopping, specially now that sales are practically lined up one after the other.  I’m slowly warming up to it like an […]

Pre-K Bento Lunch #7: Skinless Longanisa (Filipino-Style Sausage)

| November 13, 2008

This is in connection with my earlier entry (just two entries ago) and another one of Abby’s bento lunches from October, thus, the witch hat pick.  The homemade skinless longanisa (Filipino-style sausage) I made for the first time was such a hit with Abby that the following day, three pieces made their way to her […]