Tradition through Food: A Short Memoir

One dish that I associate with comfort and family is adobo, a traditional Filipino dish typically served on a bed of rice and consisting of meat--usually chicken or pork--a variety of spices, and bay leaves. No two families make the dish the same way, and I have grown accustomed to the addition of potatoes and … Continue reading Tradition through Food: A Short Memoir


Ode to Strawberries

Little strawberries, Precious rubies of red, Forget your worries On your flower bed. Freckled with beads, Some call them seeds.   Drowned in the raindrops, Tangled by weeds, We discard your tops, You're teased for your seeds. Don't worry, don't fret There's hope for you yet.   Despite all your troubles, Despite your odd features, … Continue reading Ode to Strawberries