Food

Gaga over galangal

An aromatic rhizone that is native to EastAsia, galanga or galangal is often mistaken for ginger. Appearance aside (galangal is bigger and firmer than…

Phở real

Cheeky pitch: “It’s not just phở, it’s Pho King Fabulous!” Photo: Marites Sison/The Origami The story behind Pho King Fabulous is simply this: Kevin Hoang…

Kaffir lime leaf

A staple ingredient in Thai, Indonesian, Cambodian and Lao cooking, kaffir lime leaf is an aromatic herb that is native to Indonesia. Emerald-green kaffir…

A passion for pork

by BEATRICE S. PAEZ With all that Bernard’s Pilipino Specialties offers, it’s impossible not to make a beeline for the suckling pigs: Just follow…