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Sitaw

Sitaw, commonly known as string bean or green bean in the English language, is sold here in Toronto,Canada.  Sitaw is commonly used in the Philippines for making Sinigang Na Baboy.  You can add sitaw to your sinigang along with other leafy vegetables such as kangkong or kamote tops for an added texture and flavor.  Sinigang […]

Ampalaya

Ampalaya, which is also called Bitter Melon or Bitter Gourd in the English language, is sold here in Toronto, Canada.  This is commonly used in the Philippines as an ingredient for making the very popular Ilocano dish called Pinakbet.  Pakbet or Pinakbet is one of the best loved Filipino dishes consisting of mixed vegetables that […]

Alisah Bonaobia Let It Go Version

Listen to the extraordinary voice of this simple yet very ordinary 19 year old Filipina girl named Alisah Bonaobia.  Filipinos who were walking inside the mall had to stop on their tracks upon hearing her singing.  The mall was filled with so much curiosity that most of them gathered around to hear the girl behind […]

Chinito Problems by Enchong Dee

Enchong Dee is a heartthrob, young, hunk, and chinito Filipino actor, model, dancer, champion swimmer, and now singer. He is known as a dancer aside from being an actor. Dance videos of him are sought after just to know the dance steps he’s making. Making it a trend nationwide! And now, releasing his first single […]

Polvoron Ube Macapuno

Aling Conching Polvoron Ube Macapuno is sold here in a local Filipino market in Toronto, Canada. Ube is a root crop used in different Philippine desserts which use the grated purple yam. There are many uses for Ube in cakes, ice cream and pastries. Ube is also used in making this popular Summer dessert called […]

Diana Zubiri FHM Ph Sept 2014 Cover Girl

Diana Zubiri makes a surprisingly sizzling comeback with her very appealing and revealing appearance on the FHM Philippines September 2014 Issue. Diana Zubiri, also known as Rosemarie Joy Garcia, was born on April 15, 1985. She started as as a very young  startlet where she get to have such bold roles in different Pinoy Movies […]

Sarap Pinoy Kutsinta

Sarap Pinoy Kutsinta sold at a local Filipino store here in Toronto, Canada. The mix says only add water and everything else is inside. Kutsinta is a sweet brown rice cake with a chewy texture. If you make this you will need to have Kutsinta molds and those I do not know where to buy here. […]

Citibank Promo In Cebu, Philippines

Citibank is offering such an exciting promo so don’t miss out and make sure to avail of their latest promotion at the Citibank Cebu Branch located at the Ayala Life, FGU Center beginning on September 1, 2014 and ending on September 7, 2014 from 9:00 AM up to 8:00 PM. Citibank is offering huge discounts […]

Play Pinoy Nike Philippines

Play Pinoy is a Nike sponsored and fast-paced 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament held in different basketball courts located around Metro Manila last August 16 and 17, 2014.  The Play Pinoy Basketball Tournament was joined by 149 Basketball teams and 48 teams of which qualified for the Final Round. The Play Pinoy Basketball Tournament Finals […]

Ex-Pinay Nanny From Saudi Turned Celebrity

Maria Luningning Bernardo-Bibit, nicknamed Marie, currently works as a Barangay Security officer in Brgy. Masalukot 1 in Candelaria, Quezon.  She went to work as a live-in caregiver or nanny from Year 1987 to 1992 in the Middle East particularly in Saudi Arabia.  She was fortunate enough to work for a very kind Arabian couple who […]

Sept 01, 2014 Grand 6/55, Mega 6/45 , BINGO Milyonaryo

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has drawn for Sept 01, 2014 PCSO. Here are the results for Grand 6/55, Mega 6/45 and BINGO Milyonaryo. GrandLotto 6/55 winning numbers in exact order: Winning Numbers Current Jackpot Winner 37-19-06-13-28-25  Php 145,134,416.00 (0) How to Play GrandLotto 6/55 Megalotto 6/45 National winning numbers in any order: Winning Numbers Current […]

Philippine Brand Mango Puree

Philippine Brand Mango Puree comes in sweetened and unsweetened. This contains natural Mango fruit pulp and great for making Filipino desserts and merienda. Use Philippine Brand Mango Puree in making the best mango ice candy, mango ice cream, or mango juice.  

Philippine Brand Guava Jam

Philippine Brand Guava Jam makes great toast or an Asian version taste of American peanut butter and jelly. I like using this over toasted bread with creamy butter. Philippine Brand Guava Jam reminds me of the good old days when my grandma would be making her traditional guava jam recipe and the heavenly scent of […]

Filipino Hot Cake

White King Hotcake Mix for easy Filipino hot cakes. Serve for breakfast topped with some powdered sugar or a sweet syrup. Mango slices or other fresh fruits make a great side. My daughters love to eat these hot cakes with butter and maple syrup. White King Hotcake Creamy Classic Yummy and Fluffy!!!  Enjoy a hearty […]

Pancit Bihon Noodles

Bihon Noodles are used in making Pancit, a noodle dish from the Philippines.  Pancit Bihon is usually made with shrimp, chicken, and fresh veggies. The noodles are soaked in warm water for about 10 minutes before adding to the other ingredients. Since the noodles represent long life you want the noodles to be as long […]

Cebu Dried Mangoes

Cebu Dried Mangoes that I bought at a Filipino store here in Toronto, Canada. These are the best dried mangoes that I have ever found here. I heard that Cebu is the Mango capital of the Philippines. These are not just ordinary dries mangoes, they have a distinctly sweet and sour taste that makes me […]

PBB All In Big 4 on ASAP 19

Watch this very entertaining performance from the Pinoy Big Brother All In (PBB All In) Big 4 on ASAP 19 Live last Sunday, August 31, 2014.  The PBB All In Big 4 consisting of Daniel Matsunaga, Maris Racal, Jane Oineza, and Vickie Rushton got the ASAP 19 stage on fire with their outstanding dance numbers […]

Ellen Adarna Nice Day Coffee

Filipino Actress Ellen Adarna is the sizzling hot model behind this Nice Day Coffee TV Commercial that is just too hot for the senses that it literally got banned from public viewing by the MTRCB. Ellen Adarna portrays the modern FIlipina generation of today as she is described as seductively lustful and adorably alluring to […]

Balaw Balaw Burong Hito

Balaw Balaw Burong Hito is made out of roasted white catfish sauce. Hito means fresh water catfish translated to English. Taste and experience the extraordinary taste of Balaw Balaw Burong Hito and try using it in making your favorite Filipino Cuisine that require the use of fish paste or fish sauce.  Enjoy the rich, mellow […]

Phil Am Sauteed Shrimp Paste Spicy

Phil Am Sauteed Shrimp Paste Spicy is made with selected red chillies to add that extra spicy flavor to any Philippine dish.   This shrimp paste is great served over rice and shrimp dishes. I particularly like using this Phil Am Sauteed Shrimp Paste Spicy in making my Homemade Kare-Kare Recipe.  This is also a very good […]

Balaw Balaw Ginisang Bagoong

Balaw Balaw Ginisang Bagoong made from minute shrimp or krill called alamang. Serve with vegetables and even mix with pork. Use Balaw Balaw Ginisang Bagoong Sauteed Shrimp Paste in cooking your favorite Pinoy Vegetable Dishes such as Ginataang Kalabasa at Sitaw or squash and stringed beans sauteed in coconut milk and Balaw Balaw Ginisang Bagoong.

Balaw Balaw Burong Hipon

Balaw Balaw Burong Hipon is a great for Pinoy specialty dishes. The proof of the Shrimp paste is in the taste.  Enjoy the rich fragrance and taste of this fish sauce that goes well with any Pinoy food. Serve this Balaw Balaw Burong Hipon with steamed vegetables and broiled fish.

Balaw Balaw Burong Dalag

Balaw Balaw Burong Dalag is made from Fermented Mudfish.  Use it in making your favorite Filipino dishes.  This fish sauce is very salty to the taste so make sure to use it sparingly.  This is perfect in making your favorite Stir Fry Dishes and other Philippine Cuisine. Enjoy the unique and exquisite richness and taste […]

Dagupan Salted Fry Shrimp

Dagupan Salted Fry Shrimp is one of the best and tastiest shrimp paste that you can get in the Philippine market.  Use this shrimp paste in making Binagoongan and you will truly love and enjoy savoring the rich taste of this dish as complimented by the sweet and salty shrimp sauce. Dagupan Salted Shrimp Fry […]

Amor Nino Foods Bagoong Digo

Amor Nino Foods Bagoong Digo is the best accompaniment to any Filipino Food as it has the sweetest smell and perfect aroma of true bagoong.  Use this in making your special Dinengdeng Recipe with Grilled Milkfish on the side.   Amor Nino Foods Fish Sauce Digo of Balayan Style Bagoong is one of the best […]

Phil-Am Sauteed Shrimp Paste Spicy

Phil-Am Sauteed Shrimp Paste Spicy is great with stir fried eggplant topped with green onions. Phil-Am Sauteed Shrimp Paste Spicy Flavor is the best shrimp paste that combines a perfect blend of sweet, salty, and spicy flavor to any Pinoy dish.  Enjoy the enticing aroma and addicting taste of Phil-Am Sauteed Shrimp Paste Spicy which […]

Leonys Salted Shrimp Fry

A product of the Philippines, Leony’s Salted Shrimp Fry will make a great addition to any shrimp dish. Use Leony’s Salted Shrimp Fry in cooking your favorite Pinakbet Recipe, as a condiment in eating your Homemade Kare-Kare Recipe, or as a dipping sauce to pickled green mangoes.  

Lingayen Shrimp Fry

Lingayen Shrimp Fry has a very strong shrimp smell and taste. Lingayen Shrimp Fry fish sauce is made from only the best tiny shrimps that have been carefully selected and then preserved with the finest salt. Use Lingayen Shrimp Fry in cooking your favorite Filipino Stir Fry Recipe or even to your favorite Ginataang Langka recipe […]

Silver Swan Soy Sauce

Silver Swan Soy Sauce is sold in a local Chinese market here in Toronto. This soy sauce is popular in the Philippines with main ingredients being soybeans, wheat, salt, and caramel. Silver Swan has a mild salty taste but it adds a really good flavor to my plain rice. Silver Swan Soy Sauce is the […]

Sept 01, 2014 3D Swertres, EZ2 , 4Digit

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has drawn for Sept 01, 2014 PCSO. Here are the results for Swertres ‘3’ Lotto Luzon Vis-Min , EZ2 Two Lotto and Four 4Digit Luzon & Vismin . 3 Digit Swertres 3 Lotto winning numbers in exact order: 11 am 4 pm 9 pm 6-6-6 1-1-6  8-8-1 How to Play […]

Alaska Evaporada, Evaporated Creamer

Alaska Evaporada, Evaporated Creamer makes my coffee taste much better. Alaska Evaporada is sold here in Toronto, Canada so I gave it a try. The taste is distinct but taste nothing like my cold milk. My wife uses it to cook many Filipino dishes and different sauces to give a nice creamy texture without the […]

Bulacan Hot Longganisa

Bulacan Hot Longganisa is sold frozen in Filipino markets here in Toronto, Canada. I don’t know how the Longganisa in the Philippines tastes but this goes well with my eggs on some of those mornings that I am extra hungry. Bulacan Hot Longganisa Cured Sausage is one of my favorite breakfast, the sweet and spicy […]

Donna Cruz Let It Go Cover

For the past years of not hearing news about her, Donna Cruz, a Filipino Multimedia Superstar in the 1990′s, is finally back with her own rendition of Disney Frozen OST “Let It Go”.   Ms. Donna Cruz used her phone to take a video of herself singing the popular Disney Frozen OST “Let It Go” in a dressing […]

Buenas Salted Ziganid Fish (Bagoong Padas)

Buenas Salted Ziganid Fish (Bagoong Padas) is not for the faint of heart but for anchovy lovers out there and for Filipinos who love and appreciate the different tastes and variations of making bagoong. Buenas Salted Ziganid Fish (Bagoong Padas) Poisson Sigans Sale is perfect in making Pinakbet or Pakbet.  This is a Filipino delicacy […]

Lutong Bahay Sauteed Shrimp Fry Sweet

Lutong Bahay Sauteed Shrimp Fry Sweet gives you that savory flavor with an added touch of sweetness that will totally remind you of home even when you are far away from home. Premium Lutong Bahay Sauteed Shrimp Fry Ginisang Alamang Sweet Flavor is the best condiment for any Filipino dish as it was especially made […]

Barrio Fiesta Bagoong Spicy

Barrio Fiesta is definitely the home of the best Kare Kare and Crispy Pata In the Philippines. Indulge!!!  Feast!!!  Celebrate!!! Indulge in their wide variety of delectable and mouth-watering Filipino dishes ranging from their irresistible appetizers, Filipino soup, and tasty specialties such as the Barrio Fiesta kare-kare, their ever famous Barrio Fiesta crispy pata, and […]

Mother’s Best Bagoong Sweet

Mother’s Best Bagoong Sweet is made from only the finest ingredients that can be found in the Philippine market giving it that perfect blend of taste and flavors that is truly unique and distinct. Use Mother’s Best Ginisang Bagoong Sauteed Shrimp Paste Sweet Flavor for your favorite Pinoy Dishes and Filipino Recipes to bring about […]

Oishi Pillows Choco Filled Crackers

Oishi Pillows Choco Filled Crackers are sold here in Toronto, Canada. My kids love to snack on these sweet Filipino treats. The main Ingredients in this Oishi Pillows Choco Filled Crackers are wheat, rice, cocoa powder, sugar, and milk casein. These soft chocolate wafers taste just like Kellogg’s Krave Chocolate Cereal with the chocolate filled […]

Lutong Bahay Sauteed Shrimp Fry Spicy

Lutong Bahay Sauteed Shrimp Fry Spicy is made from only the best and selected high-quality shrimp combined with only the finest spices and ingredients in order to bring about a sweet and spicy taste that will truly remind you of home. Premium Lutong Bahay Sauteed Shrimp Fry Ginisang Alamang Spicy Flavor is great served as […]

Kamayan Bagoong Tirong

Made by Kamayan, Bagoong Tirong is a salted Filipino fish sauce that was made and harvested fresh from the province of Pangasinan.  Enjoy the rich and delectable flavor of Kamayan Salted Fish Sauce Bagoong Tirong  to complement the taste of your best and favorite Filipino dishes from a simple steamed Kangkong dish to the most […]

Mahal Kita Pero by Janella Salvador

Mahal Kita Pero by Janelle Salvador is a song for the teens. The song says that young people or teenager surely do fell in love. The thing is, according to the song, let the time pass and wait for the right time. For I will wait for you ready to love you and care for […]

Kamayan Bagoong Tirong

Kamayan Bagoong Tirong is a particularly good complement for any Kamayan Mixed Seafood Dish such as grilled squid, kinilaw na mahi-mahi, kuhol sa gata, inihaw na bangus, fried tilapia, grilled hito, charboiled tuna belly, as well as Kamayan Mixed Meat such as barbecued pork, BBQ chicken, crispy chicken, litson liempo and Kamayan Steamed Vegetables such […]

Kapuso Ginisang Alamang Sweet

Kapuso Ginisang Alamang Sweet is one of the best brands of shrimp paste in the Philippines.  Come and enjoy the unique blend of sweetness and distinct flavor of this Kapuso Brand Sauteed Shrimp Paste in making your best Filipino Recipes in the history of Philippine Cuisine. Kapuso Brand Ginisang Bagoong Sweet Sauteed Shrimp Paste is […]

Tropics Bagoong Monamon

Tropics Bagoong Monamon (Anchovy) has a stong smell and can turn the stomache of most westerners. The sauce is not ready to be consumed so it must be used to cook with since it is raw. Adds full flavor to replace salt and soy sauce.

Leony’s Sauteed Shrimp Fry Spicy

Leony’s Sauteed Shrimp Fry Spicy is a Sauteed Shrimp Paste used in as a complement for the Best Filipino Recipes such as Pinoy Homemade Kare-Kare, Binagoongan Recipe, and Ilocano Pinakbet.  Use this sweet and spicy shrimp paste as the perfect complement to any Pinoy rice dish and fish recipe. Try using Leony’s Ginisang Bagoong Sauteed […]

Tropics Bagoong Balayan

Tropics Bagoong Balayan (Round Scad Sauce) is created using the small round scad fish. Scad fish are very popular in the Philippines because they travel in large schools and are caught by most fishermen in masses.  

Leonys Sauteed Shrimp Fry

Leony’s Sauteed Shrimp Fry Spicy is one of the best tasting shrimp paste that I have ever used in cooking any delectable Filipino recipe such as the traditional Ilocano Pinakbet.  I usually use Ilocos bagnet for meat and my choice of fresh vegetables that I picked from the local market. Leony’s Sauteed Shrimp Fry Spicy […]

Ikaw Lamang Book 2

Ikaw Lamang Book 2 revolves around the continuing saga between two souls that are bounded and united in love yet separated and dictated by social norms and standards in the Philippine society.  Book 2 of Ikaw Lamang which premiered last Monday, August 11, 2014 deals with the new love affair that will involve the younger […]

Kapuso Ginisang Alamang Regular

Kapuso Ginisang Alamang Regular for those days when you crave some green mangoes. Shrimp paste originated in China and was brought to the Philippines to trade.

Pangasinan’s Best Special Bagoong Terong

Pangasinan’s Best Special Bagoong Salted Fish Sauce Terong is one of the best condiment for your daily meal as well as a very common ingredient used in most Philippine Recipes and Authentic Filipino Cuisine. Bagoong Terong enhances the flavor of Pinoy dishes and is used when making the best Ilocano dishes such as the very […]

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