Fushimi Inari Shrine

Under the vermilion torii gates of Inari Shrine

I started out early from my hotel in Kyoto and went to Kyoto Station and head to Fushimi Inari Taisha, the very popular Inari shrine made famous for its vermilion torii tunnel which is just very close by. The morning was cool with sunny blue skies and there were already several visitors to the shrine […]

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Pater al Kuwait
A delicious suprise at Al Pater al Kuwait in Iligan

I got wildly curious when a friend told me about pater, a rice dish topped either with shredded and cooked beef, chicken or tuna (usually canned) and wrapped with blanched banana leaves. It is a rice dish common in areas with Muslim populations. In Maranao, it is called pater and Maguindanao is pastil. I’ve also […]

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