Philippine adobo (from Spanish adobar: “marinade,” “sauce” or “seasoning”) is a popular Filipino dish and cooking process in Filipino cuisine that involves meat, seafood, or vegetables marinated in vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and black peppercorns, which is browned in oil, and simmered in the marinade. It has sometimes been considered as the unofficial national dish in the Philippines. More »
My Bakit List, a movie co-produced by Viva Films and BluArt Productions. At one point in your life, you may have known someone like her or you may have experienced some of what she goes through. Dess, played by Louise Delos Reyes, is a relatable character. Actress Louise Delos Reyes bravely disclosed to the entertainment press that she and her businessman boyfriend Jino, have been living
Kamundangan is a month-long activity during the month of December in celebration of the Advent season. Belen contests, trade fairs, regatta, carabao race, Miss Naga City Beauty Pageant and tricycle race are some of the activities featured during the festival. Naga is known as the “Queen City of Bicol”, and as the “Heart of Bicol”, due to its central location on the Bicol Peninsula
Quezon is a province of the Philippines in the CALABARZON region located in the south of Luzon island
Quezon is a province of the Philippines in the CALABARZON region located in the south of Luzon island. The province was named after Manuel L. Quezon, the second President of the Philippines and the first to be freely elected. Lucena is the provincial capital, seat of the provincial government and the most populous city of the province, but is governed independently as a highly urbanized city.
Pinakbet is an indigenous Filipino dish from the northern regions of the Philippines. Pinakbet is made from mixed vegetables steamed in fish or shrimp sauce. The word is the contracted form of the Ilokano word pinakebbet, meaning “shrunk” or “shriveled.” The original Ilocano pinakbet uses bagoong of fermented monamon or other fish, for seasoning sauce, while further south
Mañanita An ex-military sniper who was honorably discharged accepts a mission that will indefinitely change her life in the attempts to make ends meet. It is a quiet character study of when your life’s purpose is stripped away, but you still pursue it, only to realise that it could kill you. Starring Bela Padilla, the film took Paul three years to produce under his own company
The 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) Opening Ceremonies on November 30 at the Philippine Arena has been teased as a showcase of Filipino arts and culture. World-class Filipino talents are expected to shine on the Philippines’ stage with the finest singers such as international singing sensation Apl.de.ap of Black Eyed Peas, the TNT Boys and Asia’s Nightingale, Lani Misalucha
Laguna is notable as the birthplace of Jose Rizal, the country’s national hero. It is also famous for attractions like Pagsanjan Falls, the University of the Philippines Los Baños campus, the hot spring resorts of Los Baños and Calamba on the slopes of Mount Makiling, Pila historic town plaza, Taytay Falls in Majayjay, the wood carvings and papier-mâché created by the people of Paeté
Chicken Asado or Asadong Manok is an awesome Filipino chicken dish and one of the best bets of the province of Pampanga. This dish uses simple ingredients and the cooking process is not so complicated. Asado would suggest Spanish origins but this Filipino dish is actually Chinese-influenced as you can see in the ingredients used. Not surprising, since the Philippines was under Spanish rule
“Dead Kids” is a gender-bending film that tells the story of a socially awkward teenager who bonds with a group of misfits and then plots on kidnapping their school’s arrogant rich kid. Dead Kids, the first Filipino Netflix Original film, will be premiering soon, and now we have the full trailer starring Khalil Ramos, Sue Ramirez, and more actors. Inspired by true events, the movie is about a group of teenage boys
In Baguio City the Grand Cordillera Festival is held every November and celebrates the culture and tradition of the major ethnic group of the region. This week-long festival features tribal dancing and thanksgiving ceremonials. This is a great time to visit Baguio and take part in its amazing cultural diversity. The region consists of the provinces of Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province and Apayao.