Tag Archive: History
The Chronicles of Al-Andalus (Chapter II)
Ibn Ziyad was supported by the lord of Ceuta Julian (Ilyan in Arabic) and may have been helped cross the straits of Gibraltar. Although many have versions of the story, ibn Ziyad may have landed in Cartagena where he made it as headquarters while other chroniclers point it to Cadiz.
The Chronicles of Al-Andalus (Chapter I)
What would the world be like if the Muslims overran Europe in the 8th century? This is an alternate history of Al-Andalus and how the Reconquista never occured.
Demented, Paranoid, Megalomaniac: The Colorful Story of Political Nuisance
Ever since we had our elections, many people both great and infamous, illustrious statesmen and dynastic kingpins, and political martyrs and despotic autocrats have made their mark in the history of our country — a country shrouded by political change, social stagnation and economic degradation. Despite the fact that the country is ruled by the privilege few — the rich, the influential and the powerful; many people have vied for political change in a country that needs heroes and martyrs.
Pagkaing Pinoy: A Gastronomic Time Travel
Food has always played an important in our lives whether on special occasions like birthdays, weddings and baptisms or just a simple family dinner, it has always helped shape our Filipino identity. Through thick and thin, the way we cook, prepare and eat our favorite food helped define our psyche.
Adobo, A Short History of our National Dish
Adobo is definitely a Spanish cuisine that was refined by Filipinos and across decades and centuries, adobo has evolved from a simple food to a classic form of artwork. And today, foreigners have become converts to this Filipino dish.