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Homemade “Maytahes Dibang” or “Day-Old, Batanes-Style Flying Fish” a la Marketman (Attempt #2)

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:34:26 +0000

(image) My first attempt at dried flying fish or dibang, here, yielded so-so results.

Homemade “Maytahes Dibang” or “Day-Old, Batanes-Style Flying Fish” a la Marketman (Attempt #1)

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:10:20 +0000

(image) It happens less often now, but I have a history of eating something wonderful (and often deceptively simple) and wondering if I can replicate it at home to ensure availability.

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Grilled Lumot (Very Large Squid) a la Marketman

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 04:03:50 +0000

(image) We were at the beach last week, with a very good old friend (and his family) from high school that hadn't been back to Manila in 36 years since we graduated from high school.

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“Rujak” a la Marketman

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:40:12 +0000

(image) I worked in Jakarta for the better part of 5 years, on and off. And at around 3 or 4 pm in the afternoon, the administrative staff on our floor would often head down to the street to pick up a snack or merienda. During the summer months, when fruit was in season, they often came back up to their desks and unraveled a waxed paper bundle with this pungent fruit salad called "rujak".