Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Comfort

For more than a decade of being an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), I always see to it that I go back to the Philippines at least once a year. Aside from having the time to be with my loved ones, it is also a chance for me to eat my favorite food, which often brings back childhood memories.

#kunwarifoodblogger

Talaba (oysters) is definitely one of my favorites. When we were kids, my brother and I usually spent the summer at our grandmother’s house in Iloilo, which was located a few feet away from the beach. We watched the fishermen unload their catch for the day, chased some of them, and asked for a fish or two. That is why having steamed oysters, whether at home or at the beach during my annual leave, I can’t help but reminisce the good old summer days.

#kunwarifoodblogger#kunwarifoodblogger

Cassava Cake and Banana Cue are classic merienda. Everyone, I assume, who went to school in the Philippines, had at least experienced having these two as baon as both are readily available inside and outside of the school premises. Though the price are ten times higher now than before, it still gives the same feeling of comfort. Heck, I can even finish five sticks of banana cue in one sitting.

#kunwarifoodblogger

I thought all Halo-Halo taste good. No exemption. I cannot, and do not want to argue with my taste buds. One of my earlier halo-halo experiences was at the Central Market – a waitress started calling me guwapo and asked me if I want to try their halo-halo. I was in elementary, and thought it was true, but I found out that she was saying it to everyone who passed by the store. At least I had that halo-halo magic. Even abroad, if I saw a Filipino store or restaurant serving halo-halo, it is mandatory on my part to try.

#kunwarifoodblogger#kunwarifoodblogger

Batchoy and Puto, to most Ilonggos, is a perfect combination. While you can eat them separately, puto is more than enough for breakfast at times, and batchoy can be a good late afternoon snack, eating them together can give you a feeling that is difficult to describe. When I was in college, there was a fast-food chain outside of the university that serves a delicious batchoy. Unfortunately, it permanently ceased its operation before I graduated. No one really knew the reason why.
    #kunwarifoodblogger

Lastly, if you grew up in Bacolod City, and you moved somewhere else, you always carry the memory of inasal. It is one of the chicken recipes that I will never get tired of eating. Maybe this is the reason why I am not making any effort in learning how it is done or prepared so that the mystery of the flavor is still intact, at least to me. Eating inasal with your hands is the only acceptable way. Just kidding – of course you can use utensils but again, I highly recommend use your hands. And don’t forget to ask for the chicken oil. 

All the photos above were taken during my recent vacation. And yes, I ate all of them, gaining five kilos in a month as result. Who cares, I have the next eleven months to starve myself. The countdown begins.. 

 /totomai 
2019/11/19

8 comments:

  1. Replies
    1. I am writing this as an appreciative referral  to the efficient and reliable credit repair specialist   QUADHACKED@GMAIL.COM , i had a little disagreement  with my landlord which lead to him evicting me from the house ,i wasn't going to pay for extra charges that were not on the initial rental agreement. He put an eviction on my report and  this created a lasting blemish on my credit report,i struggled with it for a long time and it hurt my credit score so bad , i was unable to rent  the houses of my choice neither could i get a loan,  i spoke  about it with an old friend and he recommended a specialist with the contact address QUADHACKED@GMAIL.COM .This specialist is incredible, in few weeks he wiped the  eviction blemish,tax liens  and other collections off my credit report and this had a huge positive impact on my credit score.he got my score up from 619 and now i'm scoring a wonderful 786 and it's all thanks to this excellent credit specialist. reach out to him as soon as you can  for your credit repair service and credit score increment.

      Delete
  2. INSTEAD OF GETTING A LOAN,, I GOT SOMETHING NEW
    Get $5,500 USD every day, for six months!

    See how it works
    Do you know you can hack into any ATM machine with a hacked ATM card??
    Make up you mind before applying, straight deal...

    Order for a blank ATM card now and get millions within a week!: contact us
    via email address::{Universalcardshackers@gmail.com}

    We have specially programmed ATM cards that can be use to hack ATM
    machines, the ATM cards can be used to withdraw at the ATM or swipe, at
    stores and POS. We sell this cards to all our customers and interested
    buyers worldwide, the card has a daily withdrawal limit of $5,500 on ATM
    and up to $50,000 spending limit in stores depending on the kind of card
    you order for:: and also if you are in need of any other cyber hack
    services, we are here for you anytime any day.

    Here is our price lists for the ATM CARDS:

    Cards that withdraw $5,500 per day costs $200 USD
    Cards that withdraw $10,000 per day costs $850 USD
    Cards that withdraw $35,000 per day costs $2,200 USD
    Cards that withdraw $50,000 per day costs $5,500 USD
    Cards that withdraw $100,000 per day costs $8,500 USD

    make up your mind before applying, straight deal!!!

    The price include shipping fees and charges, order now: contact us via
    email address:: {Universalcardshackers@gmail.com}

    ReplyDelete
  3. You guys have surpassed my expectations! James is seriously amazing and is doing everything to help my Fiancé and me, in1weeks my credit score went up 700 points and I can only imagine what is to come. Thank you for the excellent customer service and doing exactly what you all have set out to do! NO GIMMICKS OR BS with you guys.They carry out any kind of hacks You can reachout to them via Hackintechnology@gmail.com +16692252253

    ReplyDelete
  4. My ex ruined my credit due to his incessant extravagant spending spree, I found myself in a big mess. I talked to a credit repair company and I was told that it would take me non less than a year to fix my credit. I was devastated, that's a very long time which I can't cope with. I looked online and came across Credit Doctor's contact, hit him up and to my greatest surprise, my credit was repaired in 4 working days from 486 -810. I was so amazed and it didn't cost me too much really. I implore you to contact him on for all credit issues and hacking issues. No doubt that he's the best out there and your problems will be solved!
    HACKINTECHNOLOGY@GMAIL.COM
    +16692252253

    ReplyDelete
  5. I just want to show my appreciation to HACKINVADE (HACKINVADE@GMAIL.COM, 256-294-4701) as promised for helping me fix my CREDIT REPORT. I had an EVICTION, JUDGEMENT and quite a number of other negative items on my report with a low 400's CREDIT SCORE. These prevented me from getting a mortgage until I sort for help here. After he finished working on my REPORT in just 7 days, my CREDIT SCORE increased to 780, all the negative items on my REPORT were deleted permanently and he added good stuffs (Mortgage tradelines, Installment tradelines, Revolving credit cards and Auto tradelines) on my report, I got the mortgage and I’m very happy. God bless him. You can contact him for a similar help because he is reliable and efficient in his job

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hello everyone Check out these blank ATM cards today. My name is Mr Joe Daniel. A successful business owner. Become rich today and take the risk of transforming your own life. Try and get a blank ATM card today from (Mr Joe Daniel) and be among the lucky ones who are benefiting from this cards. This PROGRAMMED blank ATM card is capable of hacking into any ATM machine,anywhere in the world. I got to know about this BLANK ATM CARD when I was searching for job online about a month ago..It has really changed my life for good and now I'm rich because am a living testimony. The list money I get in a day with this card is about $50,000. I keeping pumping money into my account.there is no risk of being caught because it has been programmed in such a way that it is not traceable, it also has a technique that makes it impossible for the CCTV to detect you..For details on how to get yours today, email the hackers on rexwalkerhacker@gmail.com
    get your blank atm card today and start a new life

    ReplyDelete
  7. Do you need Finance?
    Are you looking for Finance?
    Are you looking for a money to enlarge your business?
    We help individuals and companies to obtain loan for business
    expanding and to setup a new business ranging any amount. Get a loan at affordable interest rate of 3%, Do you need this cash/loan for business and to clear your bills? Then send us an email now for more information contact us now via Email financialserviceoffer876@gmail.com Whats App +918929509036

    ReplyDelete

any thoughts to distill?

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...