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 »
Nilagang Baka is the ultimate comfort food! This Filipino-style boiled soup with fork-tender beef shanks, tendon, and vegetables is hearty and tasty. Nilagang Baka is literally translated as “Boiled Beef”. This is a simple soup dish best served during rainy and cold weather. Have you noticed the similarity of this dish to that of the Bulalo and Beef Pochero? Nilaga which means “pinakuluan” or “boiled”
Buglasan Festival is also known as “The Festivals of Festivals” here in Negros Oriental. It is considered as the grandest celebration that occurs annually to celebrate camaraderie and peace among one another’s town and municipality. Buglasan Festival is the first ever festival to cater other festivals here in the Philippines. This week-long celebration is occurring every year on the month of October. It is a provincial event where in all
Quirino is a landlocked province in northern Luzon surrounded by Isabela, Aurora and Nueva Vizcaya. Separated from the province of Nueva Vizcaya in 1966, the mountainous province was named after the sixth President of the Philippines, Elpidio Quirino. With 80 percent of the province covered by highlands, Quirino is hemmed in by the Sierra Madre and Mamparang mountain ranges and carved by the mighty Cagayan River
“Isa Pa With Feelings” dropped another teaser and although there weren’t any verbal lines, the chemistry between Maine Mendoza and Carlo Aquino’s is undeniable. Black Sheep Productions released the scene on Monday which features Maine and Carlo talking to each other using sign language. The clip from the upcoming film “Isa Pa with Feelings” shows the “first lesson” between the characters of Maine Mendoza
Sinampalukang Manók is a Filipino chicken soup consisting of chicken cooked in a sour broth with tamarind, tamarind leaves, ginger, onion, garlic, and other vegetables. Sinampalukan is prepared by first sautéing the chicken with garlic, ginger, and onions. Water is then added with tamarind pulp, young tamarind leaves and usually siling haba or labuyo chilis and tomatoes. Other vegetables can also be added if desired, including green
Glan boasts of pristine shorelines dotted with strips of powdery white-sand beach resorts facing the Celebes Sea which, hands down, is among the Philippines’ best beaches. Among the earliest Christian towns in Mindanao, Glan has heaps to offer both for tourists and investors. Colonial-era structures make Glan even more alluring to visitors. Glan showcases the Lubi-Lubi Festival. There is more to the costumes, choreography
Nueva Vizcaya is a province of the Philippines located in the region of Cagayan Valley in Luzon. Its capital is Bayombong. It is bordered by Benguet to the west, Ifugao to the north, Isabela to the northeast, Quirino to the east, Aurora to the southeast, Nueva Ecija to the south, and Pangasinan to the southwest. Quirino province was created from Nueva Vizcaya in 1966.
Young Kapuso stars Kyline Alcantara, Manolo Pedrosa, Kate Valdez, Migo Adecer, James Teng, and Angel Guardian were all present at the story conference of their upcoming movie, “Black Lipstick.” Black Lipstick a reimagining of the 1986 blockbuster hit “Blusang Itim” that starred Snooky Serna, Kyline plays Ikay, a girl who becomes the butt of jokes and a “living meme” in her university, because of her vitiligo, a disorder that causes white
Crema de fruta is a traditional Filipino fruitcake made with layers of sponge cake, sweet custard or whipped cream, gelatin or gulaman (agar), and various preserved or fresh fruits, including mangoes, pineapples, cherries, and strawberries. It is usually served during the Christmas season. It has multiple variations, ranging from changes in the fruits used to the addition of ingredients like jam, sago, condensed milk, and others.
The “Sinanggiyaw Festival” has its meaning derived from the traditional Cebuano words. The “Sinanggi” which means fruitfulness of harvest and “Sayaw” means dance and also giving honor for Saint Francis of Assisi. This festival is being celebrated on every 4th day in the month of October and this year shall be the 158th year of the “Sinanggiyaw Festival since it was established in the town of Dumanjug in the year 1855.