Category: Snacks and Merienda

Lumpiang Sariwa (Hubad)

The first time I tasted fresh lumpia was way back in the late 70s in Unimart in Greehills. It was love at first bite! My father brought me along to do our groceries and before going home he treated me to this delightful dish. After that and so many years later, I would still go …

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Chicken Sandwich

Dads Home Cooked Meals, Lutong Bahay Lutong Tatay, Chicken Sandwich

Chicken Sandwich Growing up in a family of four children is a tremendous task.  Imagine waking up every morning to prepare breakfast and snacks/baon for all of us.  Aside from our lunches, my mother used to make eight sandwiches every day for the four of us. I could still remember my mother preparing ham sandwiches. …

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Home-made Grilled Burgers

Grilled Burgers   Growing up in the late 70’s in Manila, the only hamburger place to go to was Tropical Hut.  And it was the best! Jollibee, Wendy’s and McDonalds came in the 80’s.  But even if these giant fast food chains surpassed Tropical Hut in terms of sales, and visibility, I still believe that …

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Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Today was a slow humid hot but rainy Sunday afternoon.  The family was feeling a bit lazy. It was already 4 in the afternoon.  Usually the kids have their merienda at this time. How creative can I get? With my NEW stove-top grill at hand, I asked myself what can I prepare …

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