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Here Are The Bibingka-Inspired Desserts + Drink You Can Order This Christmas Season

Christmas season = bibingka season!
The Christmas season in the Philippines starts exactly the second after the clock strikes midnight on August 31. There are a few things you can expect when the four month-long Pinoy holiday season starts: Jose Mari Chan memes, malls and stores will ...

Other Easy Ways to Serve Leftover Christmas Ham

Use Christmas ham for any of these delicious recipes.
Christmas ham is a classic Noche Buena food. You may not find a whole ham on the table every year, but there is always a ham dish for dinner to mark Christmas Eve. If there is more food than you can reasonably eat at Christmas dinner, it's common to ...

GUIDE: Supermarket Store Hours During The Holiday Season

Need to buy something for Noche Buena or Media Noche?
No matter how much we prepare for Noche Buena and Media Noche, there's always a chance that you might miss something from your grocery list which will lead you to do some last-minute grocery shopping. Thankfully, there are supermarkets that are operating even ...

Here's Where You Can Buy A Kilo Of Smoked Ham For Only P360

Affordable ham exists and we know where you can buy it!
We're two days away from Noche Buena and if you haven't bought ham yet then we have a solution for you! Mrs. Garcia's Meat Shop offers two types of ham at a very affordable price!They have the Smoked Ham which costs P360 per ...

Delicious Ways To Prepare Your Christmas Ham

You can prepare it in other ways.
A Christmas ham is traditional Filipino Noche Buena food. It's a cut of pork that's been seasoned, sometimes smoked, and then cured for months. The most common kind is already precooked and basically just needs to be reheated in time for the Christmas Eve table. This holiday ham ...

How To Use Queso De Bola In Your Christmas And New Year Recipes

This is how you can use Edam cheese.
One of the classic items you will find in the supermarket during the holidays is a red ball of cheese. Edam cheese or queso de bola as it's locally known is a semi-hard cheese that is wrapped in a layer of red wax or ...

LIST: Where To Buy Fruitcake For Christmas

Christmas isn't complete without the fruitcake.
Fruitcakes are one of the desserts that come to mind when you think of the holidays. It's a polarizing treat; you either love it or haite it. If you're the type of person who has an acquired taste for the festive fruitcake, you shouldn't let ...

Dessert Recipes To Make 2 Days Before Christmas

Stretch out your time and do these make-ahead dessert recipes.
You don't have to make everything in one day! The Christmas rush doesn't need to be felt on the day itself so if you have the foresight to plan ahead, you can stay ahead of the stress of Christmas Eve preparations. One of ...

LIST: Where To Order Salmon Dishes For Christmas And New Year

Of course, Conti's is included in the list.
Do you already have a plan on what dishes you'll be serving for Noche Buena and Media Noche this year? You should definitely consider adding a delicious salmon dish to your Christmas handaan. And if you're not used to cooking this type of fish (or if ...

GIFT GUIDE: Gifts For The Chocolate-Obsessed!

Because the sweetest people deserve the sweetest of gifts.
Oh, chocolate, how can anyone ever resist you? This dessert comforts like no other and begs for a second bite until there's none left. If you know someone who's obsessed with chocolate, here are some chocolatey gifts (edible and inedible) that they will ...

Meal Plan: Simple Noche Buena Menu For 4 For Under P1,200

You can have a simple but complete holiday dinner at home.
You can plan a simple Noche Buena menu at home! One important thing to remember is to plan your meal as early as now so you don't have to worry about the menu at the last minute. With this meal plan for Christmas ...

Here's Where You Can Order Ube Bibingka And Dulce de Leche Bibingka

Bibingka will always be a part of the Pinoy Christmas.
Pandemic or no pandemic, the buttery bibingka will always be a part of the Pinoy Christmas. If you're searching for sellers and restaurants where to order this festive kakanin so you can enjoy it at home, we know just the place! Astoria Plaza offers the traditional ...

All The Classic Desserts To Make For Christmas

End your Christmas meal with these easy desserts.
A good feast is successful only if you have all the elements that make it a great meal. That means you need dessert, even one that is easy to make.  These classic desserts are the easy holiday food recipes you can make for your Christmas table:You will find ...

All The Chicken Recipes You Need This Christmas

Your holiday food will be even more appetizing when you serve chicken.
Chicken is not only a great choice when it comes to everyday dishes, but it also a great choice for the holidays. It's all about the way you treat your chicken. When you cook chicken for your daily meals, you may not always have ...

How To Save Money On Your Christmas Handaan This Year

Use these tips to make your Noche Buena delicious but budget-friendly.
The ideal way to save money for your Christmas handaan is to do it all yourself. From the appetizers through the main course all the way to dessert, buying ingredients is more affordable option. However, the reality is that not everyone has the luxury or the ...

This IG Shop Sells Gorgeous Cathedral Windows Dessert For Less Than P500

You can gift this to your friends and family this Christmas season.
Cathedral Windows is one of the more popular Filipino desserts that's always served during the holidays. It's made with cubed gelatin in different colors embedded in a creamy panna cotta. If you want to plan ahead for this year's festivities and don't want to make ...

This Christmas Tree Double-Walled Mug Will Put You In A Festive Mood

Add this to your collection of kitchenware.
We all know that September marks the beginning of the Christmas season in the Philippines. If you want to get a head start on the holiday season, we found these cute Christmas tree double-walled mugs from Z and A Home that can ...

The Festive Puto Bumbong Meets The Fluffy Taisan In This New Loaf Cake

This is not your typical puto bumbong treat.
We all know that as soon as the clock strikes midnight on the last day of August, it’s unofficially the start of the Christmas season in the Philippines. Besides the usual Jose Mari Chan and Mariah Carey holiday tracks we all anticipate ...

It's The 'Ber Months: These Are The Grocery Items You Need To Start Buying

There's no better time than now to start preparing for the holidays.
The pandemic does not have to dampen your holiday spirit! Why not start as early as now, gathering non-perishable ingredients for your intended Christmas menu? Starting to grocery shop early for non-perishable items is a great idea because once the holiday nears, you know ...

Here Are More Recipes For Your New Year Handaan

Celebrate the New Year with these delicious recipes.
There's nothing more satisfying that eating scrumptious food that you love on a day that celebrates a new beginning with loved ones. That's what New Year parties are all about! Take the time to make it a special day with dishes that are delicious and will ...
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