Said to be the first English and Tagalog cookbook here, A Helping Hand promises not only 80 delicious Western and Asian recipes, but also aims to better relationships between domestic helpers and families. Author Frog Michaels has pledged a donation from each sale to the Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics, a charity for migrant workers in Singapore. Get it for $39.90 (before GST) from Kinokuniya and Books Actually. Visit www. helpinghandseries.com.