The Hungry Giant

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Current Rank: 326 (Food & Drink)
Site Description: The Hungry Giant (THG) is a blog about a boy's love for food and how the amateur cook in him tries to capture his love through words and pictures.
Date Joined: Jan 2, 2012

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Macaron Days (Part 1)
on Apr 5, 2013 in Food & Recipes almond baked chocolate egg whites French macaron marmalade meringue Vacation It’s a blazing hot Saturday here in Manila. It’s the kind of heat that precludes all intentions of going outside to where it’s scorching. Ah, the problems of living in a country with four seasons (hot, very hot, rainy, oh look there...

My Foodgasm Top 5
on Mar 16, 2013 in Food & Recipes Products and Events baumkuchen Bonifacio Global City Carlo's Kitchen chocobelly dinuguan foodgasm Mercato Centrale mushroom fries oyster mushrooms Paire Ping Gu Sophia School Sweet Baum Cafe UP vegetarian From the good people of the UP Economics Society comes Foodgasm 2, an annual event that brings together up-and-coming food businesses under one roof to battle it out and win mass approval and bragging rights. All those who bought tickets to the event...

Ahhhhh, good food.
on Mar 12, 2013 in Inspiration Restaurants and Reviews Bonifacio Global City chicken thighs egg Gourmandise patisserie roasted roulade soup sous vide The Goose Station tomato This is also an open letter to March, the month. What I want March to do is to dispense a few extra hours, even days – whatever it takes just to delay April’s arrival. The days seem too short for comfort, and as much as typing this surpri...

Foodgasm is upon us!
on Mar 3, 2013 in Uncategorized Bonifacio Global City foodgasm Mercato Centrale UP Hey y’all! It’s been a long while since I’ve posted anything new. I can’t think of an excuse other than I’ve lost the gumption to maintain this as frequently as possible. I need to soak myself in a tub of inspiration, pr...

Asian Eats at The Podium
on Feb 8, 2013 in This and That WIA (What I Ate) asian cuisine bazaar Pinoy Eats World The Podium By virtue of their facebook posts and photos alone, I’d say Pinoy Eats World looks like a pretty fun group. I haven’t had the pleasure of attending one of their food tours or guerilla dinners yet, but I did manage to head on over to The...

on Feb 6, 2013 in Inspiration Photography This week was my birthday week! I turned twenty-two a few days ago and that’s about it. I didn’t have my immediate family with me to celebrate my day but my friends both old and new helped me get by and redefine the word “celebrate&...

Vietnamese-style Caramelized Pork Belly
on Feb 1, 2013 in Food & Recipes braised coconut water fish sauce patis pork Vietnamese I just remembered that today is our community’s fiesta back in Zamboanga. Fiestas are what you would imagine them to be: a melange of beautiful chaos, delicious food and no-frills gatherings of both the invited and uninvited. Over the years my...

For the love of bread
on Jan 27, 2013 in Inspiration Photography artisan baguette batard bread French pain When will we ever feel that we have so much time to spare, that days are long and years are infinite? Here I am, and here we are towards the end of January. I sometimes find myself waking up and looking at the ceiling…amazed that I just blinked...

Mushroom and Ricotta Breakfast Slider
on Jan 10, 2013 in Food & Recipes breakfast button cheese fresh mushrooms pandesal ricotta salad salad greens shiitake Yesterday, I did something out of character: I actually did hardcore grocery shopping. By hardcore I mean I had a list of things to buy, an even longer imaginary list of things to cook, and the palpable desire to just cook at home. The sad, peculiar...

Chicken Galantina
on Jan 3, 2013 in Food & Recipes bell peppers chicken galantina ground pork new year relleno roasted stuffing The fridge is still reeling from the holiday celebrations. A lot of things are still there that ideally shouldn’t be there anymore: ham glaze, ribs and the filling used for the galantina I made. I think I went overboard making sure that everyth...

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