Martial Law Stories: Raid!

Martial Law Stories: Raid!

The writer has a close call when Philippine Constabulary operatives raided his house in search of one of his activist brothers.

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Movie Review: ‘Goyo: The Boy General’ is Profound and Relevant

Movie Review: ‘Goyo: The Boy General’ is Profound and Relevant

See Jerrold Tarog’s new movie “Goyo” and think of our Philippines today.

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The Happy Home Cook: Tahong Especial

The Happy Home Cook: Tahong Especial

Here's a simple pulutan recipe using mussels from formerly incarcerated officers and soldiers.

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Papa’s Japanese Rice

Papa’s Japanese Rice

The author pays homage to cooking of her father, who wore the apron at home.

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Contemporary Filipino Basketry Helps Subsistence Farmers Survive

Contemporary Filipino Basketry Helps Subsistence Farmers Survive

How basket-weaving helps rural and indigenous communities make ends meet.

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The Happy Home Cook: Beef, Tripe, and Ginger Soup with Bitter Beer (IPA Papaitan)

The Happy Home Cook: Beef, Tripe, and Ginger Soup with Bitter Beer (IPA Papaitan)

Hailing from the Ilocos region of the Northern Philippines, the bracingly bitter soup known as Papaitan is a source of local pride, and what many consider to be the ultimate Pulutan. In fact, it was a favorite of my late grandfather, Juan, who usually drank a can of Keystone alongside his Papaitan.

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Corazon Pecson Pagnani’s Art of Healing

Corazon Pecson Pagnani’s Art of Healing

Meet an artist who uses her passion to help mental patients.

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Watch Out World: Marvin Gapultos Puts Pulutan on the Global Table

Watch Out World: Marvin Gapultos Puts Pulutan on the Global Table

Find out why Marvin Gapultos’ bar bites are not your Kuya’s pulutan.

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Raw Yellowtail with Calamansi and Vinegar Dipping Sauces (Kinilaw na Isda)

Raw Yellowtail with Calamansi and Vinegar Dipping Sauces (Kinilaw na Isda)

Kinilaw is an indigenous Filipino dish of incredible freshness, usually (but not always) featuring morsels of raw seafood quickly bathed in native vinegar, citrus, or both, and then garnished with any number of sinus-clearing, palate-awakening aromatics and spices including ginger, onions, and chilies.

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Write Things

Write Things

Want to be a writer? Here’s Where the Write Things Are.

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