Sikad-sikad Shell

Today hubby and I woke up early at 5.30 am in the morning. We went to Dalahican to buy tahong shell. Because today is weakened there are a lot of people to buy sea foods and I want to take a photo but I forgot to bring my camera. Anyway while we are looking the tahong shell my hubby was very interested the one different kind of shell and according to the vendor the name of shell is sikad-sikad. And then my hubby asked the vendor what is the good menu for the kind of shell. The vendor told that the good menu is adobo sa toyo, ginataan and inihaw. And then hubby bought 1 kilo of sikad-sikad shell for the cost of 30 pesos only.

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I just took the photo of sikad-sikad shell in our home.  And then hubby removes the shell and he prepares the menu of adobo sa toyo.

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CAESAR SALAD

A Caesar salad is a salad of romaine lettuce and croutons dressed with parmesan cheese, lemon juice, olive oil, egg, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and black pepper. It is often prepared tableside.

Anyway, I want to share my simple recipe of Caesar salad. I made Caesar salad yesterday as my dining food. I used my simple recipe to make this salad. I put lettuce in a bowl, 1 piece of tomato, 1 piece of pepino, a little bit of carrots and a little bit of cheese I also mixed the ingredients.  And then I put the dips n’ dressing Caesar to make it tastier. This is my simple recipe.

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Avocado Fruits

Avocado fruit is very healthy foods and have many health benefits that we obtain.  This is the one of my favorite fruit; it contains the following health benefits to our body such as; it gives a healthy brain, healthy heart, it helps for the pregnant women as folic acid, healthy eye, maintains the blood pressure, maintains the blood sugar, anti-inflammatory, digestion, anti-aging and can help protect against prostate and breast cancers. Aside from that avocado is rich for vitamin e.

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Actually I bought 1 kilo of avocado for the cost of 50 pesos.  I prepared avocado for our afternoon snack, it’s very simple to prepared i also put condensed milk for more tasteful.

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Patola Vegetable

I woke up early in the morning and I saw the vegetable vendor in our place.  They have much peddling vegetables like sitaw, okra, kalabasa/squash, eggplant and luffa or patola in tagalog.  The vegetables are fresh and fatty.  And I bought 1 piece of luffa or patola for the cost of 12 pesos only. My favorite menu for patola is ginisa with misua.

Patola is vegetable with plenty of health benefits like unripe fruit is a good source of calcium, iron and phosphorus. It was considered a fair of vitamin B. Aside from the vegetable patola is used as sponge if it is dried. Some manufacturers used patola as the main material in making sponge of bath scrub. The rough texture of dried patola fruit when wiped with bath soap is enough to scrub the body’s dirt and clods.

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NIDO 3+ with value pack free siksik glass

Because Vince is 3 years old now, I thought that I change his milk from lactum to nido. When were in the grocery store I saw the nido 3+ with value pack free sisksik glass. And then I just also bought it for Vince.

Nido 3+ contains Prebio³, a unique blend of fibre that helps maintain a regular digestive system. Also contains essential fatty acid, which assists in brain development. It also contains iodine and calcium for good bone development. Vitamins and Minerals : Nido 3+ is a high source of calcium, zinc, vitamins a ,c and e. These are important vitamins and minerals needed by children everyday. DHA: An essential omega 3 fatty acid found in the retina and brain. Prebio:  is a unique natural ( Oligosaccharides) dietary fiber. Lactobacillus Protectus: Lice active good microorganisms especially developed by Nestle Research.

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The Value pack free siksik glass for every 1kg.

Cotton Candy

Cotton candy is very familiar to us especially to the children. Cotton candy is a typical serving on a stick or in the plastic. You can see the cotton candy during fiesta in the carnival or in the street. There are many flavors, including strawberry, lemonade, blueberry, lime, grape, orange, watermelon, pineapple mango, and many more. Although the latter is made with flour and water in addition to sugar. The food coloring  can be used to change the natural white color.

I bought one piece of cotton candy for Vince because while we going home, he saw the cotton candy on the road.  And then he asked me to buy one for him. That time is fiesta in Lucena and the pedantic (peryante)  in Lucena have many stores along the street or in the road. I took a photo while he eaten the cotton candy inside the car.

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Halo-halo in FIR

Halo-halo is very in demand during summer season. Halo-halo is a mixture shaved ice, fruits such as avocado, sweetened banana, red small beans, jackfruit, pinipig, and more, and with evaporated milk, sugar according to your taste. Others they put leche flan with ice cream or ube on top instead of sugar, and served in a tall glass or bowl. Halo-halo photo below is in the FIR (Fort Ilocandia Resort) during holly week season. Our family spends in Ilocos for 2 night and 3 days. This is the first time to eat halo-halo in Ilocos. Because the weather is very hot condition we tried to ordered halo-halo to refresh and put off the hot weather.

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Tuna Pasta

Recently, I  cooked tuna pasta, Actually cooking is not my passion but I also tried to cooked with my own recipe.  Because I don’t know what is our snack or merienda that time, I tried to cook this food. I also put the pasta in the casserole, then boiled for 15-20 minutes with 2tablespoon of olive oil, after that I also transferred to the sink casserole. The procedure that I prepared is I also sautéed in olive oil the garlic, onion, pepper, salt, and then I also add the hotdog and tuna flakes in oil.  It depends on you the flavor of tuna; I also choose the flakes in oil only for Vince. Anyway, off course I will never forget the magic sarap ingredients. And then you can try to taste the food if it is perfect or you like the taste you just be ready for merienda time.

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Cucumber Fruits

On of my favorite fruit is cucumber, I also eat this after lunch, dinner or snacks. Cucumber is a fruit that came from the same family as pumpkin, zucchini anOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAd other squashes. It has a dark green rind and white succulent flesh. There are 2 types of cucumbers the pickling varieties and the slicing varieties. The pickling variety is relatively small (2 – 4 inches long). Aside from that Cucumber is best natural diuretic known, secreting and promoting the flow of urine. And is a kind of veterinarian food, it contains the following benefits:

•It helps in kidney and urinary bladder disease.
•Liver disease
•Pancreatic disease
•The potassium content of cucumber makes it highly useful for conditions of high and low blood pressure.
•Cucumber contains erepsin, the enzyme that helps to digest protein.
•The high silicon and sulphur content of the cucumber is said to promote the growth of hair, especially when the juice of the cucumber is added to the juice of carrot, lettuce and spinach.
•A mixture of cucumber juice with carrot juice is said to be beneficial for rheumatic conditions resulting from excessive uric acid in the body.
•Cucumber juice is also valuable for helping diseases of the teeth, gums, especially in cases of pyorrhea.
•The high mineral content of this vegetable also helps to prevent splitting of nails of the fingers and toes.
•Cucumber, radish and bitter gourd are beneficial in diabetes

Isaw street foods

Because today is summer, they have many street vendors you seen in the street, like isaw vendor, halohalo vendors, palamig vendors and a lot more. All of this is very popular in the Philippines specially isaw. Isaw is a street food from the Philippines; it’s made from barbecue pig or chicken intestines. The intestines are cleaned, turned inside out, and cleaned again, repeating the process several times. Aside from the intestines they have a skin or taba ng baboy, dugo and chicken heads (ulo ng manok). They are then either boiled, then grilled, or immediately grilled on sticks. They are usually dipped in vinegar with onions, peppers, and other spices then eaten. They are usually sold by vendors on the street corners in afternoons.

Because my neighbor is a vendor of isaw, I also bought her every afternoon because I like the taste of her sauce and suka or vinegar. The one stick of isaw (intestines) is cost of 5 pesos only, taba is 10, heads of chicken is 10, blood (dugo) is 5 only and hotdog is cost of 12 pesos. My neighbors have many costumers just because of the good taste of sauce and vinegar because this is the one important in isaw foods. And today I seen her additional products they have fried rice. My hubby tried to bought taba and hotdog with fried rice. Actually this is our dinner time hehe, so success. I know some of you are like to eat isaw because this is very affordable and have a good taste.