• Asian Flavors,  Cooking Recipes,  From the books,  Rice and grain dishes

    Easy Nasi Goreng at home

    It’s been several weeks since I started prepping for a series of travel diaries featuring Bali, Indonesia, and I’m happy to say that apart from the video I’m just about ready to write about it now. My friend Gilbert would be dancing in his seat right now after reading that phrase because I’m a bazillion months late in sharing our travel story with you, and he has been expecting this post to go live for quite some time already. Better late than never I guess? So get the blog into the vibe of an Indonesian/Balinese exploration, I wanted to share a recipe for Nasi Goreng. It’s practically the national rice…

  • Asian Flavors,  Cooking Recipes,  Foodie Life,  Great Eats,  Rice and grain dishes

    The cheat’s 15-minute “Japanese” meal

    Japanese cuisine is one of my favourites in the world. If I lived next door to an Omakase or even Sakura you would probably see me in there every other day! Luckily Manila does have its fair share of great Japanese restaurants. But as much as it would be great to eat out that often, reality is it simply is not practical. Back in my university and early working days, I would watch my allowance disappear over the week just from eating out or even eating at the cafeteria.