Mitzi Ilagan | Pinoytrekker.com Christmas is not just about giving, because for most Filipinos, this is the best time to gather the whole barkada and clan again. But when one's from the northernmost part of Manila and the other comes all the way from Batangas, the venue becomes the problem. December also is the time when most people dine out,...
Ann Gabriel | PinoyTrekker Contrary to what we believed in, when we were still children, the 'Wala Pang Five Seconds Rule' has been debunked by science. The 'Wala Pang Five Seconds Rule' was meant to declare food as safe if picked up within 5 seconds from being dropped. Various foods were drop tested on different surfaces to see how fast bacteria...
By: Ana Margarita Olar| Pinoytrekker.com One signature of Filipino hospitality is serving their best foods and meals cooked with love. Here are some iconic and must try Filipino dishes. VARIETY OF RICE Boiled rice has become an integral part of a typical Filipino meal. But aside from the plain rice, here are some Iconic Filipino rice menus: Sinangag or fried rice typically served during...
Ann Gabriel | Pinoytrekker Food poisoning is an illness that is caused by eating contaminated food. Bacteria, viruses and parasites — or their toxins are the leading causes of food poisoning. These infectious organisms can contaminate food at any point of food production. Chances are you might not be able to avoid it completely, even in your own home. That is...
As we celebrate the culinary month of April, join us for a culinary expedition that will provide different dimension to your travel experience! Let us travel, eat and learn as we fly to the home of the majestic Mayon Volcano. Discover the process of making "pili". Learn how to cook authentic "Camalig pinangat" and "Guinobatan longganiza". Savor the flavor of...
by Maida Pineda, Candice Lopez-Quimpo | Filipino food may not be as famous as that of its Thai and Vietnamese neighbors. But with more than 7,000 islands and a colorful history, this archipelago has some delicious dishes of its own. Blessed with an abundance of seafood, tropical fruits and creative cooks, there’s more to Filipino food than the mind-boggling balut (duck embryo). You...
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