The Happy Home Cook: Liver in Bistek Sauce

The Happy Home Cook: Liver in Bistek Sauce

Liver is a good source of vitamins A, B, C and D. It contains glycogen and is considered an energy food.

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A Man and His Book: Unmasking Duplicities of the Past

A Man and His Book: Unmasking Duplicities of the Past

From a writer’s collection of old books, documents and memorabilia comes the answer to his question: “How did foreigners come to rule the Philippines for so long?”

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Letter to Ninoy

Letter to Ninoy

Ken Kashiwahara remembers the brother-in-law he loves and sorely misses.

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Pictorial: Tagaytay, Davao and Bacolod Revisited

Pictorial: Tagaytay, Davao and Bacolod Revisited

One more look at Tagaytay, Davao and Bacolod destinations.

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[PARTNER] Filipino Veterans To Be Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

[PARTNER] Filipino Veterans To Be Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

I am seeking your help on a long overdue historic project – to celebrate and memorialize the outstanding accomplishments of the Filipino and Filipino American Soldiers who achieved victory over the Japanese Imperial forces in defense of the United States in World War II.

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The Happy Home Cook: Pan de San Nicolas

The Happy Home Cook: Pan de San Nicolas

Stories from past generations retell that these 17th century wheat cookies introduced by Spain to the Philippines were stored in large jars and fed as a curative cookie to those who were sick with a healing prayer annually, on September 10th, the feast of San Nicolas de Tolentino.

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Why Our Moro Brothers and Sisters Will Never Turn Fundamentalist

Why Our Moro Brothers and Sisters Will Never Turn Fundamentalist

The author contends that most Filipino Muslims are too secularly practical to fall for the likes of ISIS and the Taliban.

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Wesley So’s Rocky Road to the World Chess Championship

Wesley So’s Rocky Road to the World Chess Championship

Young Filipino chess wiz’s quest for the world championship is a rollercoaster ride.

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Tupig From Tarlac

Tupig From Tarlac

A sweet, sticky rice snack is part and parcel of the author’s memory of her hometown.

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The Happy Home Cook: Tupig

The Happy Home Cook: Tupig

The scent of burnt banana leaves and sweet coconut floated through the air and I saw tupig was being sold by street vendors. Tupig are thin, long, log-shaped kakanin wrapped in banana leaves. They are made of coconut, sugar, sweet rice grains soaked overnight, molasses and rice flour.

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