Lydia D. Castillo
Lydia D. Castillo
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The other Bicol treasure
by Lydia D. Castillo - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Surely, the majestic Mayon Volcano is Bicol’s most visible and outstanding landmark.
The “-ber” months have started
by Lydia D. Castillo - September 2, 2018 - 12:00am
We suggest early preparation for the holiday season with regard to gifts, food stuff, menus and all things relevant to our traditional celebration.
Lumpiang Laguna, fresco
by Lydia D. Castillo - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
We are sharing the recipe with those interested to cook a la Laguna, specifically Biñan.
Time for nostalgia
by Lydia D. Castillo - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Please allow us to share some traditional, albeit secret, tips and techniques which we learned from our elders and still follow today.
An emerging community center
by Lydia D. Castillo - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Recently there have been some developments in Westborough.
Through the years
by Lydia D. Castillo - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
We are delighted that some homemakers have taken up profitable home endeavors like baking and producing special food to sell. Happily, we made some personal friends and found interested readers through the year...
Recipe time
by Lydia D. Castillo - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Private Kitchen’s recipe for Cocido Español or Pochero is shared here for home cooks to prepare.
An effective ma rketing tool
by Lydia D. Castillo - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Recently they conducted a big sale and advised all their members through email. Hundreds, maybe thousands, came.
Price shock at the wet market
by Lydia D. Castillo - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Two weeks ago, we got shocked at how the fishmongers have increased their prices.
Burp! Ladies Rediscovered
by Lydia D. Castillo - June 17, 2018 - 12:00am
When Kayen left the corporate world, the sisters, inspired by the cooking of their mother and grandmother, formed the Burp! Ladies team to carry on the culinary legacy.
The new school year has started
by Lydia D. Castillo - June 10, 2018 - 12:00am
And so has the usual chore of preparing baon, food for the young graders to take to school.
Lasagna at home
by Lydia D. Castillo - June 3, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the most challenging dishes to prepare at home is lasagna.
Truly a Filipinojuice drink
by Lydia D. Castillo - May 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Our BFF Toni, an ever resourceful lady, has gifted us with a new product that would be very refreshing on these very hot days.
New hito recipe
by Lydia D. Castillo - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
During our childhood in Biñan, hito, either fried, grilled or made into adobo, was a constant on our table.
Summer coolers
by Lydia D. Castillo - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s May! The month of flowers and Santacruzan, a festival honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary with daily floral offerings.
Joy in eating vegetables
by Lydia D. Castillo - April 15, 2018 - 12:00am
We are happy as well that some organizations are now into promoting healthy eating and encouraging homemakers to cook and serve vegetables more often.
The joy of Easter
by Lydia D. Castillo - April 8, 2018 - 12:00am
After the meatless period of Lent we hope the prices of seafood will now be lower.
Chaotic opening
by Lydia D. Castillo - March 25, 2018 - 12:00am
The Landers Superstore opened on March 14 with a 5-day sale and this brought chaos in all directions leading to the superstore on Daang Hari in the Alabang/Las Piñas area.
Breakfast in a biscuit
by Lydia D. Castillo - March 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Developed by the company’s nutritionist to provide a balance of cereals, grains and essential vitamins and minerals, it is ideal for breakfast with a glass of milk and a fruit.
Unesco cites original Italian pizza
by Lydia D. Castillo - March 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Our Italian friend, Mr. Bet, proudly emailed us a report on UNESCO’s confirmation finding the original Italian pizza as the World’s Most Accepted Food, listing it as an “intangible” trea...
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