Pancit Bihon with Chicken

In the New York Times article, “Filipino Food finds a Place in the American Mainstream,” Ligaya Mishan provided an appetizing introduction to Filipino cuisine and its rich cultural heritage. She delved into the flavors and natural resources that inhabit the core of Filipino cooking. I liked her borrowed quote from the venerable Doreen Fernandez describing…

Favorite Culinary Cookbook Stores in Seattle

Book Larder This bookstore/shop/kitchen is a great spot to find recipe books or maybe attend a cooking lesson. It is right across from Paseo, a Cuban sandwich place known for their hefty porkilicious servings. Perhaps one day you can reserve the kitchen at Larder to teach your recipe to friends. PS. I came here and…

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…