Easing Myself Back in the Plate.
What have I learned while I was away?
I learned how to make fresh Lumpia wrappers.
I learned that wrapping a fried Lumpia thinly will make it explode when you fry it.
I learned how to cook 2 dishes out of making chicken broth.
I learned that the South Eeast Asian version of fried chicken doesn’t involve any crumbing. Case in point, Max’s Fried Chicken.
I learned that using real saffron in Arroz con Caldo boosts the flavor exponentially.
I learned how authentic it is to eat green mangoes unpeeled.
I learned how to liquify bagoong. And to sip it with delight.
I learned that during radio interviews, you can actually lead the announcer into what you want them to talk about.
I learned that there is no better language to speak but Filipino when you are with Filipinos.
I learned cooking British dishes.
I learned that the usual process of Filipino cooking weighs more on guts.
I learned how Italians appreciate their tomatoes. And thought that we Filipinos should do too.
I learned how to connect more with Filipinos in my community.
I learned not to bother myself writing in this blog.
I learned what it feels like to not write in this blog.
I learned what this blog is.
I have come to a point of “Write or Die”.
I learned to live.