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 »
Lapu-Lapu first Filipino hero because he was the first native to resist imperial Spanish colonization
Lapu-Lapu was a ruler of Mactan in the Visayas. Modern Philippine society regards him as the first Filipino hero because he was the first native to resist imperial Spanish colonization. He is best known for the Battle of Mactan that happened at dawn on April 27, 1521, where he and his soldiers defeated Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who was killed in the battle. Magellan’s death ended his voyage of circumnavigation
Zambales is a province in the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region in the island of Luzon. Its capital is the Municipality of Iba which is strategically located in the middle of the province. Zambales borders Pangasinan to the north and northeast, Tarlac to the east, Pampanga to the southeast, Bataan to the south and the West Philippine Sea to the west. With a total land area of 3,830.83 square (including the independent city of Olongapo)
Pichi-pichi is one of the well-known Filipino desserts and is made of coconut and grated cassava or kamoteng kahoy in Tagalog. It is gelatinous in appearance and sticky to the touch once it has cooled down. What makes it doubly delicious is that it can be served with niyog or grated coconut or topped with salty, creamy cheddar cheese for that now classic salty-sweet flavor combination that’s irresistible. Soft, chewy and coated with
Damaso musical historical movie DAMASO, featuring an all-star cast. Based on Jose Rizal’s and directed by Joven Tan. A musical-within-a-film, DAMASO is a commentary on present Philippine situation in the Government (and the film industry) which is not any different from the time when Filipinos were abused by the Spanish Clergy and the Spanish Government. Star-crossed lovers Crisostomo Ibarra and Maria Clara are torn
Kalag-Kalag Festival is situated in Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines, which revives the Filipino convention of seeing relatives to affectionately recall their left friends and family. In most piece of the nation, it is known as all holy people day held each thirteenth of November. The Kalag-Kalag Festival was the brainchild of Mayor Renato Malabor who likewise commends his birthday
Tarlac is a landlocked province located in the Central Luzon region of the Philippines. It is bounded on the north by the province of Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija on the east, Zambales on the west and Pampanga in the south. The province comprises three congressional districts and is subdivided into 17 municipalities and one city, Tarlac City, which is the provincial capital. The province is situated in the heartland of Luzon
The Annulment starring Joem Bascon and Lovi Poe has been heating up screens with a passionate love scene of the two lead stars. The movie follows the love story of Sherwin (Bascon) and Gari (Poe), a couple who’s marriage is on the brink of falling apart. Gari wants her happiness back by getting an annulment, while Sherwin will try his best to win her back.
Morcón is a Filipino braised beef roulade made with beef flank steak stuffed with hard-boiled eggs, carrots, pickled cucumber, cheese, and various sausages. It is commonly served during Christmas and other festive occasions. The name is derived from the Spanish morcón, a type of dry sausage originally used to stuff the dish. These sausages are now known under the general terms longganisa or chorizo in the Philippines
Sandurot which means, “fellowship and reaching out,” and is derived from the Visayan word “pakig-sandurot” for the offering and enjoyment of hospitality. It is a colorful, annual fiesta event to commemorate Dumaguete’s rich history dating the pre-Hispanic period where peoples of different and foreign cultures, including Chinese, Japanese and Spanish, came together to create a diverse community that is Dumaguete today.
Nueva Ecija is a landlocked province in the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. Its capital is the city of Palayan. Nueva Ecija borders, from the south clockwise, Bulacan, Pampanga, Tarlac, Pangasinan, Nueva Vizcaya and Aurora. The province is nationally known as the Rice Granary of the Philippines, producing the largest rice yield in the country. Tourist attractions are few and far between across its five cities