"I took this on a trip and read it like a book--of course it is a book--but usually I just read the recipes in a cookbook and skip the "story." It's well written and the food photography is well done. The recipes are also well written and..."
"Solid writing with interesting stories that surprised me. I don't think I've ever read a book about Filipino people, their country and their lives. I liked the unselfconscious writing style and familiar way the author wrote about these characters...."