Not the first rain yet

I thought it is the first rain of the year mixed with the gust of the wind. I kept on saying “you hear it, it is rain, and it is the first rain of the year”. I do believe it is the first rain because the sound on the roof seems it is rain. When …

Vegetable Lumpia

This is a vegetable lumpia from Asian Pacific Market here in Colorado Springs. Whenever I miss the Filipino foods, I would just drive there, like about 20 minutes, and buy this one.

Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab – who would love to visit this luxury hotel? I am sure everyone loves to visit this beautiful place and would book in this luxury hotel. But what is the meaning of these words? According to Wikipedia it means “Tower of Arabs”. This is one luxury place which is the 4th tallest …

Champagne mango

In the Philippines, I (we) call this one manggang bisaya (native mango) or manggang maasim (sour mango). Whole year round this can be bought anywhere across the country. But here in the US, I seldom saw and bought this kind of mango. It’s kind of seasonal and mostly it is a product from Mexico. Their …