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Garlic Butter Shrimp

April 16, 2024
Garlic & Butter The sound and aroma of sizzling garlic in butter bring me to life. Two simple ingredients harmoniously blend when the temperature is right. Be caref...
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Spicy Tofu Stew

February 10, 2024
I created this dish during the pandemic, back then grocery shopping was limited due to the lock down. I tried to be creative with what I have in the kitchen. At first, I...
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Thoughts: The Girl With The Louding Voice

February 05, 2024
"Sometimes, that mattress be smelling like the armpit of the bricklayers at the market square, and when they are raising their hand up to greet you, the smell can kill yo...
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Filipino Style Spaghetti

November 14, 2021
Sweet and salty. I find Filipino spaghetti too sweet, which I think one of the reasons why children love it. I am not a huge fan of it unless it's from Jollibee (a popula...
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Thoughts: The Vanishing Half

October 27, 2020
“You can escape a town but you can’t escape blood. Somehow, the Vignes twins believed themselves capable of both." Two sisters from the town of Mallard, separated by c...
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Thoughts: The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane

August 21, 2020
"The colour of the brew is rich and dark with mystery. The first flavour is peppery, but that fades to divine sweetness. The history of my people shimmers in my bones. Wi...
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Thoughts: Homegoing

July 24, 2020
“We believe the one who has the power. He is the one who gets to write the story. So when you study history, you must always ask yourself, Whose story am I missing? Whose...
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Mveedines Turns 8

July 17, 2020
YAY, Eight Years! Celebrating A Milestone A wine journal and photoblog that started in 2009, it evolves from Mvee Wine & Dine to Mveedines. In July 2012, MVee Food and M...
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Thougths: The Island Of Sea Women

July 12, 2020
"When the string breaks while working, there is still the rope. When the oars swear out, there is still the tree. You feel you can't go on, but you will" - Do-saeng...
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Thoughts: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

July 12, 2020
"It's kind of like being brave, I think. Like you got this big ole head full of seeds and no arms to defend yourself" - Little Dog Ocean Vuong, words are too beautif...
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A Letter to Filipino Canadians

June 04, 2020
Here are the links to resources that I find helpful; Coco+Cowe's Black Lives Matter: A Resource Raise Good Kids Podcast
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Twelve Years, Later

June 03, 2020
𝑰 𝒑𝒂𝒖𝒔𝒆, 𝒕𝒐 𝒕𝒂𝒌𝒆 𝒂 𝒅𝒆𝒆𝒑 𝒃𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒉, 𝒕𝒐 𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒎 𝒎𝒚 𝒃𝒐𝒅𝒚 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒎𝒊𝒏𝒅. 𝑰 𝒃𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒐𝒖𝒕 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒄𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒓 𝒎𝒊𝒏𝒅 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒑𝒆𝒂𝒄�...
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Steamed Mussels

May 08, 2020
My kitchen is a mystical place, a kind of temple for me. It is a place where the surfaces seem to have significance, where the sounds and odours carry meaning that transf...
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Cherry Blossom in time of Pandemic

May 01, 2020
"When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around...
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