Tag Archives: Philippines

Bukidnon trip, continued, because look at these pictures

Reminder/backstory: We took a bus from Davao City, where we live and work volunteer, up to Malaybalay in Bukidnon province for spring vacation.  It was gorgeous. On the bus ride going up and coming back down, there was a long stretch where there was always smoke off in the distance.  I probably took over a […]

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Recipes for Cooking in the Philippines

Here is a cheesecake you make in the rice-cooker.  I am so excited about this.   It is so funny the things you crave.  I like cheesecake, but it’s not really something I go out of my way to make or to buy back in the states.  I’ll grab a piece at a potluck, but […]

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Filipino Cooking

Banana leaves are good for wrapping up meat for barbecueing. you can also line baking pans with them instead of greasing the pan. Sayote (Chayote) can be served: by cooking in salted water, peeling, removing fibrous center and serving like boiled potatoes. You can eat the seeds. Cook, peel, cut and use in salads like […]

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Day Four

Day Four: (Pictures will have to come later- the blog won’t load them). We took a cab to breakfast at Green Coffee: https://www.facebook.com/Green-Coffee-1779881528940623/ Cabs here are about a dollar (or less), for us even with all four of us. (Update, now they are closer to two dollars) Obviously, this depends on where you go, but […]

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Recipe from the Philippines

The first day we arrived a family from the school took us out to dinner, and in that post, I could not remember where we had eaten.  I found it again.  We ate at a chain called Mang Inasal.  Inasal is a type of BBQ chicken.  It’s delicious. What we had was a chicken leg […]

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