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The Origin of Milo
The Origin of Milo

Milo is very popular and widely patronized in the Philippines for so many years, but did you know how it started?

 

Author: admin   Posted: 07/16/2018 05:56:00 AM
A Simple Tokwa't Baboy
A Simple Tokwa't Baboy Among the many Filipino dishes that are commonly known, Tokwa't Baboy (Tofu & Pork) seems to be in the shadows.  But how many remember this delicious sweet and vinegary goodness of Tokwa't Baboy.  That firm tofu that is fried to golden brown sliced up perfectly to match the pieces of grilled pork belly garnished with scallion and onions and flavored with a special irresistable vinegar mixture poured right on top just enough to make this dish so mouthwatering.
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Chicken Inasal (Grilled/Lechon Manok)
Chicken Inasal (Grilled/Lechon Manok) This popular Filipino dish is said to have originated from two towns in the central part of the Philippines called Iloilo and Bacolod. Chicken Inasal basically means Grilled Chicken and is an Ilonggo dish. The marinade and basting sauce of this delicious dish is composed of a variety of unique spices that are blended together which makes it extra special (recipe below).
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Adobo Fever
Adobo Fever One of the most famous dishes known in the Philippines is adobo. There are two ways in preparing adobo. One is the saucy type that is with garlic, onions, laurel leaves, star anise, black pepper corn, soy sauce and vinegar all mixed together to get the perfect taste of this special dish.
Author: admin   Posted: 07/09/2018 05:10:00 AM
Did You Know? (The Jack 'n Jill Origin)
Did You Know? (The Jack 'n Jill Origin) The popular Filipino snack brand “Jack & Jill” sprouted off from a company that started in 1954 owned by John Gokongwei, Jr. An industrious trader/importer when his father died before the war, he later realized that manufacturing, production and distribution could bring in better profit margins. So he established Universal Corn Products, a corn milling plant that produced glucose and cornstarch.
 
Author: admin   Posted: 07/01/2018 09:34:00 AM
4th Of July Blast
4th Of July Blast The independence in which we enjoy in this country is sometimes taken for granted.  The history of the Independence Day of the United States Of America is but inspirational and should be deeply remembered all year round.  As we, Filipinos, celebrate and honor this country's independence, our hearts continue to treasure our own history of Philippine independence as well.
Posted: 07/01/2018 08:51:00 AM
Avocado Ice Cream
Avocado Ice Cream

Not Just For Guacamole

If you've been away from the Philippines for a long time, you might have just forgotten that Avocados are delicious as fruit drinks, milkshake and ice cream.  This may sound bizarre to the locals here in America since Avocados are known as guacamole (dipping sauce, salad item, sandwich add-ons).

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Home is Coming (The Filstop Clifton Store Preview)
Home is Coming (The Filstop Clifton Store Preview) Where do we start when we get to a point of missing home? When we suddenly remember of what ethnicity, culture and tradition we are made out of, how do we all reach out and celebrate them again? When can we feel and taste those delicious and delectable food that once brought warmth and love that were deeply weaved into our Filipino souls?
Author: admin   Posted: 06/24/2018 06:27:00 PM
Happy Father's Day!
Happy Father's Day! As Filipinos, we celebrate Father's Day with our culture attached to it. It is not just a day to honor them but it is a day where our thoughts go deep into the culture in which we were all raised in. Most of us were raised in a home where our parents sacrificed so much that we can't even comprehend how hard the struggle was for them especially our father.
Author: admin   Posted: 06/17/2018 09:13:00 AM
A Deeper Lechon Kawali Crunch
A Deeper Lechon Kawali Crunch The famous Lechon Baboy (Roasted Pig) of the Philippines is one thing but there is another Filipino dish that satisfies the craving for a good pork meat that has a deeper crunch to it.  Lechon Kawali has been a popular Filipino dish for a very long time now.  It is a pork belly dish that is deep fried.  The crunch from the bright golden brown pork skin is mighty delicious and the flavor of the meat is just perfect.  Dipping this in vinegar with a mix of soy and chili peppers makes Lechon Kawali all the more scrumptious.
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