Josephine Almalvez

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31 Foods With Surprisingly More Sugar Than Doughnuts

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>The American Heart Association and the World Health Organization (WHO) recommend limiting your daily <i>added</i> sugar intake to nine …

The Top Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Eating more fresh vegetables is one of the simplest choices you can make to improve your health and ward off countless chronic …

10 top good filipino food in Cebu Kuya J restaurant

The interior design of Kuya J exudes home comfort with a contemporary edge<p><b>Kuya J Restaurant</b> opened their space just recently at SM City Cebu with a …

Pumpkin Bavarian Crepe Cake

I just love a good Bavarian cream. Remember this cake I made two years ago? Yeah. That's still one of my favorite recipes of all time. I usually make …

10 reasons why vinegar is one of the most effective natural medicines known to man

<b>1. Antimicrobial Properties</b><p>Vinegar is one of the best natural cleaning agents there is, and this is largely due to its antimicrobial properties. When …

Chewy Coconut Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Chewy oatmeal raisin cookies have always been one of my weaknesses. A buttery cookie dough that is jam-packed with nutty oats and plump, juicy …

Chicken Adobo (Chinese Style)

If there is a dish that defines what Filipino cuisine is all about – it’s adobo, the unofficial, national dish of the Philippine islands. There are …

Ultimate Pork Adobo (Chinese Style)

Of all the versions of Adobo I have tried this Chinese-style version (no vinegar) is my favorite!! Sweet, savory and delicious!! Serve with rice!<p>If …

How to Cook Bok Choy

Often described as a hybrid of lettuce and celery, bok choy is an exceptionally nutritious vegetable. It has been part of many diets for centuries, …

The Pepper.ph Independence Day Candy Bar

We Made an All-Local Pepper.ph Candy Bar to Celebrate Independence Day<p>Today, we celebrate Independence Day- this isn’t just an excuse to skip school …

Delicious Oven Baked Potatoes

Your meals will never be boring again. Delicous Oven Baked Potatoes are the answer to your bland lunch and dinner meals.

Itbayat, Batanes: This Paradise Is So Far Up North In The Philippines That Reaching It Is Only For The Brave.

If you <i>really</i> want to get away, but don’t want to whip out your passport, head to the province of Batanes and visit <b>Itbayat</b>, the northernmost point in …

The 5 Types of Friends You Actually WANT to Travel With

Like most things, travel is best enjoyed with friends. Sure, alone time is great every once in a while, but there’s nothing quite like seeing the …

Climb Mount Pulag in 7 Steps

If you’re tired of beaches, why not climb a mountain instead?<p>Not just any mountain, but <b>Mount Pulag</b>, the highest mountain in Luzon.<p>Maybe you want to …

PAL launches new business class in A330

Climb up to the newest planes of PAL. This plane, fresh from the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse, France is the newest in its fleet for long haul …

Nueva Vizcaya | Lower Magat Eco Tourism Park: Back to Nature

A sprawling 1120 hectare of land situated on the lower part of the mighty <b>Magat River</b> in Cagayan Valley has been converted into an eco-park, …

Iligan City | Tinago Falls: A Wonder Wall of Nature's Showers

There is always an air of mystery on something which is hidden. And to name a waterfalls <i>“Tinago”</i> which is a tagalog word which means hidden is just …

Miki Bihon

Miki Bihon<p>Prep time<p>20 mins<p>Cook time<p>20 mins<p>Total time<p>40 mins<p>Yield: 12 Servings<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounces) package miki noodles<br>• 4 cups chicken stock<br>• 1 (8 …

Adobong Itlog

Adobong Itlog<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>25 mins<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup oil<br>• 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes<br>• 1 small onion, peeled …

Spare Ribs with Ketchup and Pineapple

Season spare ribs with salt and pepper to taste.<p>Extract juice from grated ginger and discard the pressed ginger.<p>In a large bowl, combine pineapple …

Tokwa't Baboy

• 1 (about ½ pound) piece pork ear<br>• 1 pound pork belly<br>• water<br>• 1 small onion, peeled and quarted<br>• 1 head garlic, peeled and crushed<br>• 2 bay leaves<br>• 1 teaspoon …

Bulalo Mami

• In a large pot over medium heat, bring enough water to cover meat into a boil. Add beef shanks and continue to boil for about 10 minutes, skimming …

How to Cook Sweet Potatoes

Having sweet potatoes in your kitchen can add a sweet, nutritious touch to your every day meals. They are believed to be healthier than white …

Arroz a la Cubana

• In a pan over medium heat, heat about 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until limp. Add ground beef and cook, breaking apart …

Grilled Peanut Tofu + Tahini Sumac Slaw

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: The grill is for more than just meat.</i><p>Come summer, few people can resist the pull of the grill. And while grilling is too often …

The ULTIMATE PORK ADOBO (Chinese-style) - this is my favorite adobo version. Recipe here: http://www.manilaspoon.com/2012/09/ultimate-pork-adobo-chinese-style.html

Cooking with Filipino Fish at Home

Fish Out of Water: Cooking with Filipino Fish at Home<p>What’s the one thing all them hipster kids learned from attending that infamous 7,107 music …

Mrs Baker's | A Delicious Find in Nueva Vizcaya

It’s always a delight to find good restaurants outside of the metro. <b>Mrs Baker’s</b> in Nueva Vizcaya is worthy a stop when traversing the roads to …