Three easy Filipino Pancit or Noodle recipes that you can make at home – Palabok, Bihon and Canton. Pancit or Pansit means Noodles in Filipino cuisine and in Philippines you’ll find Panciterias or shops specialising only in noodles!
Where to have your last meal before you leave UAE, specially if you have been living here for long.
Bikol Express is one of our favourite Filipino dish. I do not know whether it’s because of the amazing taste combining both the spicy taste of chilli and the smooth-sweet taste of coconut milk or whether it’s the stories that I have heard about the Mayon Volcano (below) looming over the horizon that must have romanticised in my mindat-least ten-folds! However, one thing is … Read More Bikol Express & The Romanticism Of The Mayon Volcano
This was a day of island hopping. White sandy beaches, crystal clear water, stark green islands echoing with deep humming of crickets, chirping of birds and fish nibbling at my feet, shades of emerald green turning into shades of sapphire blue as one looks into the horizon, spectacular limestone cliffs and rock formations – it was a vision of a dream. Long tail boats … Read More Island Hopping And Then Hong Island… Here I Witnessed God!
This recipe has been aired on Dubai One TV for a special Ramadan Episode. Read the new post. I am back to Rasgullas once again. Being a Bengali doesn’t take you too far away from them. Every dessert-tasting session goes like this – Tiramisu, Chocolate Mousse, Mango Sorbet – RASGULLA BREAK – Whipped Cream, Fruits Salad, Lemon Tarts – RASGULLA BREAK – so every … Read More Rasgulla Macapuno – When a Filipina Turns Bong!
Shubho Bijoya to all of you! A few months ago my Rasgullas or Roshogollas was aired on Noor Dubai TV and Dubai One during Ramadan (above video). And I got the video in hand today just as I had sat down to write a festive post wishing all of you a Shubho Bijoya! And whoosh by some sudden act of magic, came up the … Read More Rasgulla Macapuno On TV & Shubho Bijoya to all!
Taking a slight detour from the previous food posts of my Thailand trip, this is a breather post so that all the Thai food that I had been talking about in my earlier posts can settle down. Permanently, in my senses! It was the last day of our inspiring stay in Koh Klang island, the small fishing village in the Krabi region of South … Read More Kayaking, Caves, Krabi Sightseeing… And Finally A Thai Spa!
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I have been writing on my Thailand trip for a while in my earlier posts. But I had to take a momentary detour to fill you up with what I had been upto, back home in Dubai. However, I’ve taken the stance to finish all my Thailand posts, rounding it off with a great great giveaway – am not going to divulge any further … Read More Kotung Restaurant in Krabi Town | A Taste of Thai Chinese
The island of Koh Klang, approximately 814 kms away from Bangkok Koh Klang is a small fishing island on the Andaman Sea and is covered by thousands of acres of mangrove forest. Koh means island, Klang means middle and Koh Klang is situated in the middle, just at the mouth of the Krabi river as it opens up into the Andaman Seas. Located in … Read More Koh Klang in Krabi, Thailand | A Photo Essay of An Island Life