264 – On Random Pre-Quarantine Meals: Cube 11

It's almost five months ever since the Philippines was put under quarantine, yet the curve doesn't seem to flatten. In fact, we've just been named the hotbed of COVID-19 in Southeast Asia. With that development, I don't think things will move to the new normal anytime soon.Given that I can't just simply leave the house … Continue reading 264 – On Random Pre-Quarantine Meals: Cube 11

258 – On One-Shot Meals: Cube 10

Some of the blog's avid readers who follow me on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/themonchingsguide) know that I usually take pictures of meals I eat during the times I go out and about. These mostly consist of rice platters from restaurants I happen to stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner - given that I'm more of a … Continue reading 258 – On One-Shot Meals: Cube 10

246 – On An Earlybird’s Culinary Quarantine: Cube 7

One good thing that the recent extended community quarantine (ECQ) in Manila brought about was that it made people unleash their inner chef. The 60-day ECQ in Metro Manila, analogous to Singapore’s circuit breaker (CB) measures and Malaysia’s Movement Control Order (MCO), started last March 16 and has been extended until May 31 -- with … Continue reading 246 – On An Earlybird’s Culinary Quarantine: Cube 7