If I’m not Filipino and I’m not Nepali, What am I?

I’ve always been aware of my lack of cultural identity. I’m Filipino by ethnicity and citizenship and Nepali by osmosis. In terms of culture, I feel like I don’t have an anchor. If I’m not Filipino and I’m not Nepali, what am I? I’m a former expat kid. I was three when my dad’s work brought us toContinue reading “If I’m not Filipino and I’m not Nepali, What am I?”

Titaura — Manna from Heaven

Some of my best friends growing up spent the Christmas holidays  here in Manila  and they brought something we have been craving for ever since we got back from Nepal ten-something years ago — TITAURA. (via yadavop) Mostly made from dried Lapsi, the Nepali Hog Plum, various other  fruit, chili and spices, Titaura is usuallyContinue reading “Titaura — Manna from Heaven”