Midnight Mercato Now Open On Wednesday Nights

Hi all! I know I’ve been absent from this blog for quite some time and posting has been very sporadic. It’s a mixture of the lazies, crappy internet, the lack of material, the lazies– you get my drift. I’m really sorry about that, but now I’m back with an update! XD


I got news that Midnight Mercato is now open Wednesday nights, and never having been, we decided to check it out. There’s a big selection of grilled items from pork barbecue, isaw and other innards; as well as grilled fish and chicken. There were also stalls that sold burgers and fries, deep dish pizzas and something with lots of crispy bacon. Other stall had Ilocos empanada, chicharon, kebabs and fried chicken. Siomai, maki and takoyaki are also available. I also remember seeing paella, steaks and pasta being sold at other booths.

For those looking for dessert, there were, I believe 3 stalls that sold cakes and other baked products. There’s also a stall that sold gelato and mochi. There was actually a lot of food there but I can’t remember everything I’ve seen. Continue reading “Midnight Mercato Now Open On Wednesday Nights”

Banana-Apple Fritters

One afternoon, I was hungry and looking for a snack in the kitchen. I found 3 whole pieces of saba which were left over from when mom cooked pocherong manok. I knew we had some pancake mix in the pantry so I decided to make maruya (banana fritter)for merienda. As I was preparing the bananas, I spotted a lone fuji apple in a bowl on the dining table. I decided I’d add that to what I’m making, so the banana fritters got upgraded to apple-banana fritters.

apple banana fritters

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