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Lechon Larry: Culture Clash

Last updated on: 11th April, 2018, 2:11 PM   Facebook Fodder Hot right now on Facebook and elsewhere in the Philippines are a couple of clips from an episode of 90-Day Fiance: Before The 90 Days, a “reality” show that brings together people who are pursuing partners from other countries that aired back in September […]

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Pascual Creamy Delight Yogurt: Food Finds

Last updated on: 6th April, 2018, 1:40 PM   Don’t Take Fake I normally don’t eat yogurt here in the Philippines. That’s because the yogurt available here is what I grew up calling “fake yogurt”. When I was a kid, the apex of yogurt was Dannon. Packaged in waxed paper containers, the low-fat milk yogurt […]

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Where Has All My Butter Gone?

Last updated on: 10th November, 2017, 5:53 PM The reply, “No stock, sir.” is a common one in the Philippines. At least, it is outside of the National Capital Region. What’s an expat to do? Butter Battle I was raised eating margarine. Back in the day, the fat in butter was said to be bad […]

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Peanut Oil Problem

Last updated on: 27th November, 2016, 3:19 PM   Not A Snob Even though I’m a white American living in the Philippines, I’m not much of a snob. I don’t live in a gated enclave. I take tricycles all the time. I have chickens in my backyard and pigs next door. I like Jollibee and […]

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Guyabano – Spiky, Special Superfood!

Last updated on: 19th August, 2016, 5:24 PM Another entry into our Philippines Superfoods series is the Guyabano, also known as the Soursop and Graviola. It is a powerhouse superfood that’s super delicious. What Does It Look Like? The Filipino guyabano is another spiky fruit kind of like the durian, but the spikes on the guyabano aren’t as hard […]

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