I know my husband very well. He is a gentleman and when he doesn’t like things, he would complain only if it involves other people but when it comes to me, I hear no complaining from him, of course he did complain one time about the smell when I cooked dried fish and I didn’t clean up the mess afterwards. As to my cooking, he would eat whatever I serve for him. Although he doesn’t always eat Filipino foods but when I intentionally cook for all of us, he would eat it and give me compliments if he really likes it. But if not, he would just stay quiet.
There was an instance years back, it was when I first came here in America. I cooked bitter melon with eggs for our breakfast and you know paliya as we call it, it’s so bitter that not all people can stand its taste…so he did eat what’s on his plate but guess what? HE DIDN’T BOTHER TO CHEW THE PALIYA instead just jam it in his mouth and swallow it! It made me laugh watching him and when he was done, I asked why he did that? He said it was too bitter for him so to make it disappear fast, he just swallow it without chewing! Since that incident I never gave him my bitter melon ever again!