Paella con Socarrat

Best Paella Valenciana con Socarrat

Inutak ~a dessert from Pateros~

This is a childhood favorite and hails from Pateros, Philippines. My grandmother would buy this merienda from a lady who would come with her salakot to protect her from the midday sun. Resting at her waist, a flat bamboo carrier covered with banana leaves to keep the Inutak warm and moist. When she uncovered the banana leaves,…

Ballard Farmers Market

Ballard Farmers Market The advent of the “farm to table” maxim has influenced the growth of urban gardening and development of farmers markets in cities across the country.  Locally sourced meats are fresh and the quality is sure to please any discerning cook. I enjoy talking to farmers about anything from the feed they use…