Archive For November, 2011

Andres Bonifacio, atapang a tao.

By | November 30, 2011

Andres_Bonifacio

I wonder if kids today still know this humorous poem: Si Andres Bonifacio, atapang a tao. Aputol a kamay, hindi atakbo. Aputol a paa, hindi atakbo. Apugot a ulo, hindi atakbo. Aputol a uten, atakbo atulin. They probably know the first line, but not the rest of it. I’ve wondered who wrote it, how and […]

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Burgundy, Amelie, and mopeds.

By | November 29, 2011

Amelie_and_Nino

Leo mentioned last Saturday that The Juna was inviting us to The Juna’s apartment in Pasig. Since Bern and I were so broke during the weekend, we accepted the invitation. The Juna served The Juna’s guests with pasta and burgundy and we watched several moview until dawn while drinking several cocktails. By daybreak, nearly everyone […]

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Pastry food trip at the Mandaluyong city hall complex.

By | November 29, 2011

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Even when we’re practically broke last Sunday, Bern and I still found time to explore the food market in the Mandaluyong city hall complex. The city hall always sets up a flea market around Maysilo weeks before Christmas, bringing noisy crowds, gaudy lighting and heavy traffic in the area. Because we hardly had money left, […]

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Spaghetti with shrimp and coconut milk.

By | November 24, 2011

Spaghetti with shrimp and coconut milk

Two things I’ve always wanted to use with pasta are curry and coconut milk. Come to think of it, I’ve already used curry with noodles before. I used egg noodles in a dish I found in my Asian cookbook. I’ve yet to try it with pasta. There are still some uncooked shrimp left in the […]

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But why would anyone even think of renaming EDSA?

By | November 24, 2011

Epifanio de los Santos

I was watching the late night news and it was mentioned that there is a proposed bill in the Congress to rename Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, better known as EDSA, to after former President Cory Aquino. The House of Representatives is now tackling on first reading a bill seeking to rename Epifanio de los […]

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