How to Roast a Pig and Eat Like a Filipino

Christmas 2008 Philippine Islands. This was my first time out of the country (besides going to Canada which I don’t really think counts) it was also the first time I was away from my family for over three weeks. The first time I had been exposed to third world poverty. The first time communication and… Continue reading How to Roast a Pig and Eat Like a Filipino

An Asian Experiment Gone Crazy Right

Slow Cooked Asian Chicken One of the best things about being engaged to a Filipino is all the strange and wonderful things I can find in his family’s kitchen cupboards. Things I have never used or even seen before; spicy vinegars, star anise, oyster sauce, fish paste, fried garlic and chili oil. It took me… Continue reading An Asian Experiment Gone Crazy Right