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WALANG FOREVER: How To Be Okay With Being Single
Feb08

WALANG FOREVER: How To Be Okay With Being Single

  AYOKO NANG MAGPRAMIS, WALA NAMANG FOREVER How To Be Okay With Being Single by Nicholo Jallores Pramis ako ng pramis na magkaka-lovelife na ko, hindi ko naman matupad-tupad! Eh wag na lang kaya akong magpramis? You know how it is. The new year rolls in and the first item on your list of resolutions is to get a lovelife, hopefully in time for Valentines. You could resolve to get a pay raise, travel more, find a more lucrative...

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ILLUSTRADO STUFF: Christmas Wishlist
Dec22

ILLUSTRADO STUFF: Christmas Wishlist

  ILLUSTRADO STUFF: Christmas Wishlist Of course we at Team Illustrado desire world peace – that is, in addition to THESE!   LALAINE CHU-BENITEZ, Editor-In-Chief Advanced concert tickets and a Paris trip in June 2017 to watch the international premiere of Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Miyazaki.  An extravagant gift fit for a music/Studio Ghibli nerd! The music of iconic Studio...

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Go Vegan by Nicholo Jallores
Aug17

Go Vegan by Nicholo Jallores

  Go Vegan By Nicholo Jallores   What Veganism Means to Me This is veganism in a nutshell: no animal products – no if’s, and’s, or but’s about it. Diet-wise, that means no dairy, meat, or fish, not even honey. It’s actually the most no-brainer diet around, as the parameters are very straightforward and unforgiving: simply “no animals.” But the thing about veganism is that it’s not just about what and how you eat: it’s...

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Mushrooms Sauteed In Lime + Almond & Green Curry Dressing Over Baby Spinach
Aug07

Mushrooms Sauteed In Lime + Almond & Green Curry Dressing Over Baby Spinach

  Rest for the Wicked: Mushrooms Sauteed In Lime + Almond & Green Curry Dressing Over Baby Spinach by Nicholo Jallores   Every once in a while I chance upon a recipe that comes out way better than I imagined it would be. This is one of those rarities. Here’s how it went down: I was in the middle of a vegan superfood-themed week, and I was for the life of me craving for something meaty and creamy. Pasta Carbonara would’ve...

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Clams Stew with Anchellini Pasta and Sausage
Jul08

Clams Stew with Anchellini Pasta and Sausage

Clams Stew with Anchellini Pasta and Sausage By Nicholo Jallores, from his blog Rest for The Wicked   There is something about shellfish that is simultaneously sophisticated and primal. They look elegant on the plate, and feel like a nuclear explosion of deliciousness in the mouth. Nothing tastes of the ocean as much as shellfish – not even fish. Heck, maybe not even the actual ocean. And shellfish packs so much flavor per square...

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