(taho recipe here)

Growing up in the rural areas and during occasional stays in Manila, our mornings were defined and completed with a glass of taho (soy bean curd). The early callings of "Tahooooo!!!" during summer days meant it's time to get up. I clearly remember how my sister and I would beg Manong Magtataho to add some more of the syrup he'd put in meagerly. At Php1.00 a glass, we would sit down happily and finish our taho before going back to play.

On our last trip home, we brought the kids to the La Mesa Ecopark in Fairview. We promised them we'll go horseback-riding but the plan was always postponed. Living near Tagaytay, we can actually go there easily but circumstances led us driving back to Quezon City so we sought the nearest park to bring the kids, to fulfill our promise. While on our way to the stables (farmville?) a taho vendor came near us and the excited hubby immediately asked for some coins...but to our surprise, a cup costs Ph20.00! :D (Sabi ni Manong, kasi daw sa loob ang benta at mahal ang cup haha.)

Nevertheless, that didn't stop the hubby from buying. It has been years since we have had taho and it would surely be nice for the kids to learn about this high-protein energy wonder! We didn't get the chance to introduce them to taho on our previous visits.


So off we went to the stables. There were only two horses available to rent. :D I think they were the local horses since they're small compared to what I was used to seeing or perhaps they're just ponies waiting to grow up hehe. The kids had fun anyway, we also went around the park but I'd tell those stories sooner or later.

P.S. The past days have been a battle between foodbloggers and a certain "Kusinero" who has been copying content (photo and write-up) and putting them on his Facebook page and blogger account. After reports and warnings, the blogger blog was shut down, the pages removed but there are still some that has remained. We are encouraging everyone to be vigilant of plagiarist and copycats out there. We do not want our own works being copied right? haays....have a nice weekend everyone!

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Madz  – (September 24, 2010 at 1:53 AM)  

Whoa and mahal naman ng taho! I think in provincial and not so commercialized areas in between Php 5 - 10.00 pa rin ang taho. :)

Glad to know your kids have experienced riding ponies! I haven't tried it to this day.

Who is this Kusinerong Gill? I need to Google, I have no idea. Can you share the story? thanks!

iska  – (September 24, 2010 at 2:24 AM)  

Hi G! Ang sarap naman ng tahong yan :-) Kaka-miss. Hmm merong nagpost ng how-to nyan na noon ko pa iniisp na gawin....

maiylah  – (September 24, 2010 at 3:47 AM)  

dito Php10.00 lang ang taho, hehehe. sarap nga nyan! kaso di na dumadaan si Mamang Magtataho dito, eh. lumipat na siguro ng 'trade route'. ;)

naku, kaya ung watermark ko usually nasa gitna ng pictures ko...dati nasa tabi lang, pero tinanggal ba naman! hayyyy...may mga tao talaga na ganyan. :(

FoodTripFriday  – (September 24, 2010 at 6:03 AM)  

Yung isang Taho entry, bongga yung sago, very colorful. :)

Oggi  – (September 24, 2010 at 8:05 AM)  

Pang turista ang presyo.:) The taho looks so silky, nice capture. And cute overload your kids on their tiny ponies.

Si fake kusinero left an apology on my post promising di na mauulit (I hope he is sincere) after his facebook was shut down yesterday evening. He's still on foodbuzz and flickr though. I just wish he does delete those himself instead of being marked as a plagiarist and offender.

Arlene  – (September 24, 2010 at 9:09 AM)  

That looks so yummy, zelle!

I want to ride on the pony, too!

Guiltless Grub  – (September 24, 2010 at 1:22 PM)  

Oh, the second taho entry in just a few minutes. The silky taho is so yummy looking.

Jenn  – (September 25, 2010 at 5:04 AM)  

Ay buti na lang di ako nagtanong how much ang taho nung nasa Eco Park kami. Ang mahaaaal!

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Kusinero still has a blog. Haay.... pero ah, wala na tayong maaway. :) I do hope he'd
stop copying contents and start doing his own food blog. Who knows, makasali pa siya dito sa FTF. Hahahaha.

MommyLES  – (October 14, 2010 at 6:48 PM)  

omg! the taho photo looks really delicious, too bad no taho vendor is allowed to enter our place..but taho reminds me of my childhood days..sarap!

Clarissa  – (October 18, 2010 at 6:53 PM)  

My mouth is watering whith tahoo!!Yan din ang una kong tinikman uli nung umuwi kami ng pinas--sarapp talaga!!Cutie ng pics ng kids mo--precious moments^_^

re:medyo malamig na rin dito sa Japan--getting some colds na rin,inuubo pati ako.O cya, baka mahawa ka pa lol!

Ingat palagi,Mommy G^_^

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