Surprising Facts About Ferdinand Magellan and His Voyage to the Philippines

Surprising Facts About Ferdinand Magellan and His Voyage to the Philippines

Bet it never occurred to you that Lapu-lapu’s real name was most likely Pula-pula.

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My Bacolod of Sights, Sounds, Smells

My Bacolod of Sights, Sounds, Smells

She thought her Philippine hometown was nothing to brag about, until from California, on the phone with mother, she heard Bacolod’s rain again.

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The Happy Home Cook: Cantaloupe Strings-Calamansi Dessert Drink

The Happy Home Cook: Cantaloupe Strings-Calamansi Dessert Drink

As the scorching summer days descend on us, you can't go wrong with this refreshing Cantaloupe Strings -Calamansi dessert drink.

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The Happy Home Cook: Ginataang Mais

The Happy Home Cook: Ginataang Mais

This is my favorite merienda during tapings. Caterers don't seem to run out of this classic Filipino snack.

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My Lolo’s House

My Lolo’s House

The author remembers a crowded multifamily home, where fertility was never a problem.

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Dear Satu: Letters Tell the Story of Our Lives

Dear Satu: Letters Tell the Story of Our Lives

For 40 years, a note from my pen pal could make my day. At last I met the woman behind the words.

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The Timeless Nora Aunor

The Timeless Nora Aunor

The sudden rise, eventual fall and rebirth of an enduring star of stage and film, and ultimate survivor.

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Proudly PWU

Proudly PWU

The nearly hundred-year-old educational institution, Philippine Women’s University, is already building the scaffolding for another hundred years.

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In Search of the Cupang I Used to Know

In Search of the Cupang I Used to Know

They say you can never go home again, but writer Ed Maranan has kept going back to his hometown of Cupang, Batangas since the 1950s.

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The Happy Home Cook: Vegan Filipino Chicharon

The Happy Home Cook: Vegan Filipino Chicharon

Vegan Filipino Chicharon is a fun little snack that has dried shiitake mushrooms coated in rice flour and sweet rice flour then deep-fried. Another way to make it is by deep-frying dried yuba skin.

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