Monday, December 26, 2011

Happy Birthday PD!!!

We all call Tita Portia, PD.  When my nephew, Nicky, was 2 years old, Tita Portia was teaching him to say PRETTY but it came out as PD, so she got stuck with the nickname.  Even my friends call her PD.

I am so super backlogged with my postings because I have been very busy.  December 23 is the birthday of PD, my Kuya Raul and it was also the birthday of my Mom.

For several years in a row, PD has been celebrating her birthday lunch with our senior friends with whom we meet for lunch every month plus a few of her other close friends. 

The menu would vary at times but more often than not, she always asks me to cook:

Baked Tahong

Chicken and Pork Puchero


Eggplant Sauce

Lechon Kawali

I experimented with Buko Lychee Delight, a recipe I got from her friend but I think it did not turn out the way it should be, but they said it tasted good just the same.

There was a new addition to the group and she brought the most delicious Macaroni Salad!  Her secret was the homemade mayonnaise made with Olive oil.  I will try to make it one of these days.

It is already a bonus when seniors celebrate their birthdays each year.  I pray that there will be more to come!!!!

Happy Birthday PD!!!

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