The Happy Home Cook: Mango Bars

The Happy Home Cook: Mango Bars

For my last birthday, my dear friend sent me some Red Ribbon Mango Bars. These rich, buttery and chewy bars with bits of sweet Philippine mango quickly became my newest craving. Since there are no Red Ribbon Bakeshops within less than a 20-hour drive from where I live, I decided to experiment with the recipe. Now I can satisfy my craving and have these delicious desert bars anytime.

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The Three ‘Hills’ of Teresa Street

The Three ‘Hills’ of Teresa Street

You can take the boy out of the neighborhood, but not the neighborhood out of the boy.

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Linda Ty-Casper, Master Storyteller

Linda Ty-Casper, Master Storyteller

Meet a Filipina master writer of fiction whose most important works are set during historical milestones in the Philippines.

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[PARTNER] "Press Freedom Under Siege" Book Launch

[PARTNER] "Press Freedom Under Siege" Book Launch

Venue: Bantayog ng mga Bayani, Quezon Avenue, corner EDSA
Date: March 23, 2019, Saturday, 4:30 p.m.

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Watch Out World: Vanjo Merano Stirs the Passion in Panlasang Pinoy

Watch Out World: Vanjo Merano Stirs the Passion in Panlasang Pinoy

Who’s that Filipino food blog and YouTube sensation? Panlasang Pinoy’s Vanjo Merano, that’s who.

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The Happy Home Cook: Ginataang Salmon (Salmon in Coconut)

The Happy Home Cook: Ginataang Salmon (Salmon in Coconut)

Ginataang Salmon or Salmon sa Gata is a type of Filipino fish stew wherein salmon is used as the main ingredient. The process involves stewing salmon in a coconut milk mixture. Green leafy vegetables such as fresh spinach can be added towards the end of the cooking process.

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Stranded in Paradise: How Lindy Aquino Became Hawaii’s Foremost Authority on the Philippines

Stranded in Paradise: How Lindy Aquino Became Hawaii’s Foremost Authority on the Philippines

How a burning sofa, a legal loophole, a support system of relatives helped make Professor Lindy Aquino become a “walking Philippine Encyclopedia.”

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In Her Own Write

In Her Own Write

A conversation with writer Candy Gourlay on the art of writing the Filipino Story

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The Happy Home Cook: Paksiw na Bangus (Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar)

The Happy Home Cook: Paksiw na Bangus (Milkfish Stewed in Vinegar)

Cooking with vinegar makes Filipino cuisine distinct. Although paksiw is called by various names all over the country, the process is the same. It is similar to adobo but paksiw applies mainly to seafood, especially fish.

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From Brooklyn to Buscalan: A Journey to Whang Od

From Brooklyn to Buscalan: A Journey to Whang Od

Meeting Whang Od, the oldest living traditional mambabatok artist, is worth the mountain trip.

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