This week’s class focused on two sour soups (Filipino Sinigang and Cambodian Somlor Machu Kreung), some basic guidelines on how to build broths that are flavorful yet light, and a few tips on plating soups tossed in for good measure.
It was about a week before my 2016 birthday when I got an e-mail from a certain Ms. Jacqueline Chio-Lauri with the subject line: “2nd Try: An Invite to a Filipino Food Anthology”: That second e-mail – apparently I missed the first – listed Filipin@… Read More
I remember the first time I had kinilaw (kee-knee-lau…not the “law” in “lawyer”), Filipino cured seafood similar to the more well-known ceviche. It was a weeknight back in Saudi Arabia and my mom was hit with one of those rare nights of laziness so we bought… Read More
Early Spring is now a season I really look forward to with its promises of patio brunches, beautiful people watching, and the ability to wear something more flattering than a poofy jacket paired with chapped skin. But Spring during my college years wasn’t as…”Spring-y”. Most student… Read More
“Perhaps when it comes to Filipino food (or any food for that matter), it is everything and nothing all at once, simply meant to be savored, not dissected.”