Food and Dining


Pinoy Recipes: Tinolang Manok

When it's the cold, rainy season in the Philippines, hot chocolate or sikwate is ever-present.


Pinoy Recipes: Pancit Bihon Guisado

Pancit Bihon is a Filipino dish normally prepared during weddings, baptism, graduations or other special occasions.


Pinoy Recipes: Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet)

Filipinos don’t mind the hardships of preparing a mouth-watering dish like Tortang Talong. Yes, this dish needs time and a lot of patience!


Pinoy Recipes: Ginisang Monggo

Monggo or mung beans have always been the most popular used bean in several dishes in the Philippines, especially in carinderias (eateries). One of the favorite, and a carinderia staple, is the Filipino dish "Ginisang Monggo".


Pinoy Recipes: Adobong Kangkong (Apan-apan)

Check out your social media pages. What have your friends on quarantine been up to? Cooking! Yes, many of us are testing our culinary skills while on community quarantine.


The Healthier Choice Coffee Calorie Guide

Sure, you enjoy your gourmet cuppa joe every morning. But are you aware of the calories you are consuming with each cup?


Pinoy Recipes: How to Make Pinakbet

Pinakbet is derived from the Ilokano terminology pinakebbet, which translates to "shrivelled”. I couldn’t find a direct translation of pinakbet as a dish, so I’ll try my best to describe it for you.


Pinoy Recipes: How to Make Your Own Banana Bread

Banana bread is not uniquely Pinoy. In fact, you will find different assortments of it in the US, Australia (some of the best ones), in Europe and of course, in Asia itself. But the authentic Pinoy banana bread has a special taste of its own.


Pinoy Recipes: How to Make Garlic Fried Rice

Oh the smell of garlic fried rice. It is easy to cook and we Cebuanos love it. Normally it is served for breakfast since the rice used are usually leftovers from the night before.


Pinoy Recipes: Turon (Caramelized Banana)

Who doesn’t love caramelized banana?! We do! Thais have their version, Malaysians have theirs, Indonesians have their own versions of the turon too. But the best one for us, is the Filipino caramelized banana.


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