Toronto Bites: bb’s diner

For our 6th anniversary (6th! Can you believe it?), Mikaius and I spent our day out eating good food and exploring the Ontario Science Centre! We decided to go to bbs diner for lunch, a Filipino diner at 76 Lippincott Street that looks, feels, and tastes like your grandma’s kitchen. Whatever your grandma’s kitchen was […]

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Roast Pork Belly Sinigang

After years and years of making sinigang for my sinigang-obsessed family, I finally decided to try and make it differently, just for fun. The result is a stewier, thicker, more intense dish that is probably how I’m going to be making sinigang 4 out of 5 times, it’s that good.

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Toronto Bites: Kanto by Tita Flips at Market 707

Summertime in Toronto is the time to go to all the food trucks, hole-in-the-walls, food markets, and food festivals. What’s a better way to celebrate the reappearance of the sun than by going out and exploring the city’s nooks and crannies, and experiencing all that being in Toronto means? The first food review of Summer […]

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Bicol Express

I’ve always been in love with coconut milk as an ingredient. One of my favourite Filipino dishes is Pininyahang Manok (chicken stewed in pineapple and coconut milk), which melds the rich flavours of coconut milk with the tangy sweetness of pineapple.

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Tinolang Manok

I have jumped over the hurdle that is tinolang manok! Granted, everything is a hurdle to me at this point because I am a beginner, but the mere fact that I finished it and it was delicious is amazing to me. I made it again a second time at Mikaius’ place, because he loved it – he […]

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Pininyahang Manok

I’ve always, always loved pineapple. The highlight of my hungry teenage days would be to come home and find pre-sliced pineapple in the fridge; I’d eat it by the bowlful. In fact, my *Dad would buy two or three pineapples, cut them up and just stash them in the fridge for me. I ate those […]

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Toronto Bites: Lamesa Filipino Kitchen

I am reviewing Lamesa Filipino Kitchen with Mikaius today, because I took him there for his 24th birthday dinner and I want to know how he found the place (and the food!). Did I make a good call taking him there for his 24th? Read on after the jump and see! Dani: When I stepped […]

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