Catfish Fry

Do you like Catfish?

It seems like all of us have certain foods that we like from back home, and a lot of times those exact foods are not available in the Philippines!  Often times, though, a substitute food can be found to satisfy your craving.  I am lucky, because Feyma is a real expert in finding such foods that satisfy that desire I have for something from back in the States.  At other times, … [Read More...]

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