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Food for Thought

Yes, We’re Still Here!

We know that it’s been quiet on the kapaMEALya front, but that’s only because great things are going to be happening in the near future. We have lots of catching up to do! The last event we did back in December was for Noche Buena.  It was a great dinner held at Intramuros Restaurant with … Continue reading »

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Jo’s Blog – “Kakanin” – Rice Desserts

This evening I had dinner at Gyro King, a Turkish restaurant in SF’s Civic Center Area with Keaton. One of our favorite things to order there is the Sütlaç, or Turkish rice pudding. It goes from this: To this in no time!   Then all of a sudden, all of my rice-based desserts came to … Continue reading »

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Fred’s blog: Giving thanks

Happy Thanksgiving from the Bay Area! For me, the best part of the holidays is when we get to share a meal with family and friends. From traditional dishes to original recipes, the table is always filled with delicious bites to be enjoyed the entire day. I usually have the responsibility of deep frying the … Continue reading »

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Chip’s Blog – Serendipity

After a great #kapaMEALya dinner event at Mercury Lounge, Chef Dom Ainza sent us home with some leftovers. My favorite was the “Humba Empanadas”. Humba , a regional dish in the Philippines , has many different versions depending on the region. It is also similar to many different asian dishes. What it boils down to … Continue reading »

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Chip’s Blog – Summer of Mangoes….

I love what @SenorSisig and @MrandMrsMiscellaneous is doing with their Friday Ice Cream series, they pick a certainFilipino flavor and they try to recreate it using Ice Cream. They’ve had several releases already, and some of the ones I can think of are polvoron (milk based powdery candy), San Miguel beer with roasted peanuts, and … Continue reading »

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Chip’s Blog – Saturday Morning Silogs!

Growing up in the Philippines as a kid, you didn’t really eat a lot of cereals. I actually ate more cereals when I moved here to America in 1 month than I ever did my whole childhood. When you woke up in the morning in the Philippines, you didn’t grab a box or checked the … Continue reading »

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Jo’s Blog – I [Heart] Mung Bean Soup / Mungo / Balatong

It was at my friend (and fellow Filipino food advocate) Aileen of Kitchen Kwento who asked the question, “what is your FAVORITE food?” at her farm to table gathering in Santa Cruz last month. I was in the middle in the string of people to answer so I had a little bit of time to … Continue reading »

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