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 »
Isabela is the largest province on the island of Luzon in land area. Its capital is the city of Ilagan. Situated within the Cagayan Valley region, it is bordered by the provinces of Cagayan to the north, Kalinga to the northwest, Mountain Province to the central-west, Ifugao and Nueva Vizcaya to the southwest, Quirino and Aurora to the south, and the Philippine Sea to the east. This primarily agricultural province is the rice and corn
Ginataang Laing (or Natong) is a spicy dish that is Coconut milk (or cream) based with dried taro leaves. This originated from the Philippine’s Bicol region (south most part of Luzon island). Because of its really great taste and budget friendly cost, this dish became well known. Famous individuals are often imitated. This statement is also true for this dish. Different Laing versions sprung across the Philippines. While some added more
The Kawayan-Banigan Festival Parade is a yearly dance parade of pageantry and colorful mats, winding through the town key streets, reliving the two main source of livelihood of Basaynons – bamboo and mat weaving – through their music, dance and drama. It is celebrated every September 28 & 29. This festival became famous when hundred of community folks paraded a one-meter wide mat and claimed now as the world’s longest mat
Kiko En Lala comedy film will be the first starring role for new comedians Tetay and Super Tekla and will be headlined by Ai-Ai Delas Alas. The comedic pair are the new Sunday night “pambato” from GMA Network with a reality/comedy show. Also in the cast are perennial favorites Kim Domingo and Kapuso actor Derrick Monasterio.
Cagayan Province is a bio-diverse province in the Cagayan Valley Region (CAR) in the Philippines. Its capital is the City of Tuguegarao. It’s bordered by mountains, has plains and valleys and different bodies of water. The largest river, Cagayan River which flows’ begins in Quirino also passes by Cagayan Province. The total area of Cagayan Province is 9,295.75 square kilometers
Pork Monggo is a Filipino savory mung bean soup. It is made with mung beans, garlic, tomatoes, onions, various vegetables, and patis (fish sauce). It is cooked with pork, tinapa (smoked fish), daing (dried fish), or other seafood and meat. It is also commonly garnished with chicharon. The name means “stir-fried mung bean”, even though it is a soup. This is in reference to the first step of the cooking process where the spices
The Coconut Festival is a week-long celebration in Cagayan, it is a celebration started in 1996. The festival consists of Street dancing, float parade, street concerts, nightly programs before the city fiesta and some other important events. Coconut Festival also known as Coco Fest gives more colors to the city fiesta which is held every 20 to 26th of September. It attracts people nearby towns and foreigners as well as local
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Pangasinan is a province in the Philippines. Its provincial capital is Lingayen. Pangasinan is on the western area of the island of Luzon along the Lingayen Gulf and West Philippine Sea. It has a total land area of 5,451.01 square, it has an estimate population of 2,956,726 people. The official number of registered voters in Pangasinan is 1,651,814. The western portion of the province is part of the homeland of the Sambal people
Sinigang is one of the most popular and favorite Filipino dishes among locals. It is right there with Adobo although maybe not (yet) quite as popular internationally. Most cultures have their own version of flavorful sour soup. Sinigang na hipon is the popular Filipino style that uses sour tamarind as a base flavor and includes shrimp. You can personalize your soup by adjusting the vegetables. You might leave out tomatoes