My (all) American Easter Brunch

Happy Easter to All!

Easter is one of the most awaited festivals for most kids in America not much due to its religious connotations but more due to the fanfare that goes with it such as Easter egg hunt, Easter gift baskets of sweets and goodies, Easter parade, and the Sunday Easter brunch specials.

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Boodle Fight

Early Spring I had a Filipino friend who came over to the house for a visit and so I thought we would do a “boodle fight” lunch.

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Boodle fight is a word used in the Philippine Military to refer to mess hall banquet where all the food are piled into one big tray in each table. Sometimes they use banana leaves if no tray is available or sometimes even old newspapers. The soldiers eat from the same tray with bare hands as symbol of camaraderie. It is sort of a “fight” since you have to grab and eat as much as you can while everyone else is gorging away at the same time. There is a jug of water to use for washing hands before and after eating.
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