Tag Archive: comfort zone

Ok… I will call it a “diet”

26FEB2017 I just decided to make a weight loss blog. So this will be my only weight loss entry on this blog (maybe ha ha). Feel free to come visit at: https://tukaspot.wordpress.com  … Continue reading

Bong’s Arroz Caldo – an Iloilo favorite

Arroz caldo is a Spanish name for a Chinese rice congee, made in the Philippines.  Congee is kind of a gruel… without the dungeon that implies ha ha.  A thick, hearty rice soup.… Continue reading

Budget v Actual Spending – March 2016

Budget March 2016 It has been a while since I tracked my spending.  It is a real pain the butt to write down every peso, so I do not do it often.  I… Continue reading

Falafel time!

In my quest for making some ‘tastes of home’ I decided I needed some falafel.  While not traditional Texas fare, we ate it at my home ha ha.  All the ingredients are readily… Continue reading

Sometimes what you hear… is not what is being said…

  I have lived here for 3 years now, and have picked up very little of the language.  One of the ‘pros’ on my pro & con list before choosing the Philippines was… Continue reading

Cooking lunch for friends

We finished the house and got moved in… which is part of the reason I have not posted in a couple months ha ha… been busy.   We are not really having a house… Continue reading

Wiener Schnitzel

  Wiener Schnitzel ~Edit~ I did make a video, but it is very long ha ha. In it I cook schnitzel, bechamel sauce, and succotash. https://expatinphilippines.wordpress.com/2015/09/20/cooking-lunch-for-friends I love to cook. I have always… Continue reading

Ole Spanish Tapas Bar & Restaurant – Iloilo

Ole Restaurant Iloilo. If you are familiar with Boracay you have most likely seen Ole. A favorite in D’Mall for many years. Well, good news Iloilo! Ole has just opened in Robinson’s Mall.… Continue reading

American Legacy Pop Culture Food

When I went to the Iloilo Comic Con I wrote about the American Legacy Pop Culture Food booth. (https://expatinphilippines.wordpress.com/2014/06/01/iloilo-comic-con-2014/) They were cooking a small, p50, burger ($1.25 USD). I was talking to the… Continue reading

Finally, some culture shock

Wow I still am amazed sometimes by the differences! I have traveled a fair amount in my life and seen many cultures. After a while you think you got it down pat. Then… Continue reading

  • A very helpful, friendly site. I’m not affiliated – just a fan.

  • Free counters!
  • Famous visitors