The Happy Home Cook: Estofadong Pata

The Happy Home Cook: Estofadong Pata

Enjoy this sweet sour pork dish served with fried bananas.

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The Happy Home Cook: Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters)

The Happy Home Cook: Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters)

Ukoy is a popular snack or merienda food in the Philippines and the original version is usually made with fresh shrimp, togue (mung bean sprouts) and grated calabasa (squash) or camote (sweet potato). It is normally served with a garlic vinegar dipping sauce.

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Travel Sketching: The Netherlands

Travel Sketching: The Netherlands

The third of a series of travel sketches from all over the world.

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The Happy Home Cook: Beef Ampalaya and Shrimp Ampalaya

The Happy Home Cook: Beef Ampalaya and Shrimp Ampalaya

Despite its taste, ampalaya (bitter melon) is good for you. Here are two Filipino classic recipes which use this popular backyard vegetable.

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Sketching Jordan

Sketching Jordan

Sketching allows you to embrace the tastes, smells and sounds around you.

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