Monthly Archive: April 2013


Nagasasa and Anawangin Cove – Memoirs of a Camping Escapade

An Aeta father and his son taught us the basics of cooking rice at the campsite. A tedious, time-consuming process that requires persistent fanning to keep the coal heated. As I worked on this task, I thought of my old, reliable rice cooker back home and a nice, warm bowl of rice it cooks up in 15 minutes. On charcoal cooking rice felt like eternity. Eventually it boiled.