Lawsuit over smelly food

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  1. lizzie says:

    hi betchay..happy new year..cooking dried fish on this side of the hemisphere is really a big issue…westerners couldnt really tolerate its smell..we can just cook that when our neighbors are away…coz they liken its smell to ___(sorry,censored!!)their nose are too sensitive in smelling this food…they know if we are cooking that though they are 100 meters away…too bad, others hate this thing we(Asians) truly love…aren’t these people called the missionary sisters of the sacred heart?where’s the compassion in that? and they do missionary work maybe in a clean,sweet smelling environment..did Jesus puke when he wash His disciples dirty-muddied feet??just asking^^

  2. lynm says:

    LOL. this is pretty weird and stupid at the same time. The strange thing about it is— the people who filed the lawsuit is asking 75K for damages?? I mean what damages??? It looks to me that the nuns are only after the money ahahah geez leave it to the Americans to file something that’s really absurd and pathetic …… who’s the idiot lawyer taking this case ahaha

  3. marian says:

    i can totally relate to this… i remember my grandma in NY too, we brought them some “tuyo” from Manila as well. when she cooked it, their neighbor complained about the “stinking smell’ as what they referred to it. but luckily, she was never sued for that. 😉

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  4. Eden says:

    Most Filipino houses here have air purifier. It works well when you cook “tuyo” or anything with “bagoong.” hahaha

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  5. wendy says:

    read about this two days ago, too hahaha. thought of writing about it but you beat me to it. could have been understandable if the complainants were lay people, but NUNS! duh!

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  6. reijene says:

    this issue had been around for years! i remember it even from my high school days. way back then, i thought it was fair, simply because US (or those who came from the same place) has no FOOD CULTURE of their own. If they found it pleasant, the country would have adopted it, and claimed it as their own (like what they did to other foods from other countries).

    However, knowing (and living) Chinese food, moving and learning cuisines in Korea, some international chows other than our own had proved to have a more revolting stench than our beloved TUYO. hence, now enlightened, those who complains about our native delicacy are called IGNORANT HEATHENS.

  7. jon says:

    PATHETIC!!! lol!!!
    i just knew that americans dont have the knowledge about “real food”… hehehe…..(specially the nuns)

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  8. daniella says:

    How to lessen the fishy smell of our favoritee tuyo.
    1. Mag-init ng mantika
    2. Lagyan ng ginger or luya (chopped). ang mainit na mantika
    3. Ilagay ang tuyo
    4. maglagay ng konting suka sa platito or kahit na anong maliit na lalagyan malapit sa kawali. Iwasang masunog ito.
    5. Please try nyo to, 8years ko ng ginagawa to, subok at garantisado at siguradong bawas ang lansa ng isda at crispy pa.
    Pwede gamitin ang tip na ito kahit anong ipipritong nyong isda fresh man o daing.

    please e-mail me kung ok ba ito sa inyo. daniella14382@yahoo.com… happy eating tuyo

    • Betchay says:

      ^^ thanks for the tips daniella… yung isang kuya sobrang sensitive sa amoy ng isda… kaya pag nagpi-prito ng isda sa bahay, laging nagsisindi ng kandila para ma-counteract ang amoy

  9. Andrei says:

    LOL who wont have a lawsuit over smelly food, i mean unless it still is tastey

  10. daniella says:

    welcome! ms betchay 🙂

  11. Rmjonah says:

    And nobody’s complaining if someone cooks Chitlins?
    Discrimination much? Hehehe.
    As serious as the article it may seem, I just can’t help but laugh on how people tend to act towards something foreign to them.
    I guess we need to consider that nuns are so enclaved into their own world called convents that they didn’t know that world’s changing around them, no puns intended.

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  12. LA attorney says:

    I find it funny that this lawsuit is from the missionary sisters of the sacred heart. The damages is an odd amount – perhaps just to get the cooking to stop but I dont see how these damages would hold up in court. (perhaps relocation costs?)

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