Monthly Archives: August 2011

Stormy Sunday Stew: Making Cocido Madrileño

For the first time yesterday, amidst the howling of monsoon winds and the pouring of buckets of rainwater, I cooked my very first cocido madrileño. The Cocido used to be a staple among buenas familias’ (good families) tables in the … Continue reading

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Fiesta de Sta. Clara: 11 Agosto 2011

Last 11 August 2011, I hitched a ride with my office mate who was on her way home to Fairview. Since we end work at 6:00 AM for the graveyard shift, I decided to ride with her as I planned … Continue reading

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The CCP and Our Sensibilities

When Imelda Marcos envisioned the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) more than 40 years ago, she had in her mind a structure/organization that would serve as the grand stage and venerable repository of Philippine culture. In it, the fine … Continue reading

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Paella Monday: Why Cooking Paella in a Paellera is a Must

It has been more than a week now since I started work in a Danish shipping company, and I must say, blogging is now proving to be a luxury. However, I must admit that cooking, regardless of my busy work … Continue reading

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