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The Adobo Road Back in San Francisco: Talking Filipino Food with Claude Tayag, and A Cookbook Signing!

The Adobo Road Back in San Francisco: Talking Filipino Food with Claude Tayag, and A Cookbook Signing!

On Sunday October 20, 2013 I’ll be sharing the stage with Claude Tayag and speaking about Filipino food at the Filipino American International Book Festival in San Francisco. Claude will be giving what is sure to be a very insightful and
Homemade Tofu

Homemade Tofu

Whether you eat tofu on the regular or not, chances are that you’ve never considered actually making the bean curd from scratch. I mean, who the hell makes tofu from scratch, right? And why would you want to make tofu from scratch anyways if
A Journey with Linamnam

A Journey with Linamnam

OK, so I’ve been gone for a little bit haven’t I? But my apparent winter hibernation from this space (and from twitter, and from the actual world outside my home, or outside the public library [yes, i still go to the public library,
An Interview with Claude Tayag

An Interview with Claude Tayag

Photo courtesy of Claude Tayag To American audiences, Claude Tayag may best be known as Anthony Bourdain’s Pampangan host and tour guide in the Philippines episode of No Reservations. But Claude Tayag is more than just a tour guide. Tayag is a
Fresh Mango Pudding From Rasa Malaysia’s New Cookbook

Fresh Mango Pudding From Rasa Malaysia’s New Cookbook

Aside from the occasional homemade ice cream binge, or the very rare instance where I actually bake something, I don’t usually make many desserts. It’s not that I don’t enjoy sweets, it’s just that my sweet tooth usually gets