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Cara Mia's Ice Cream Sandwiches Are Made With Sans Rival Cookies

These mini Sans Rival cookies are fantastic stuffed with Cara Mia's creamy gelato.
Your gelato just got sandwiched between crunchy sans rival cookies, and it's delicious. Cara Mia Cakes & Gelato, or simply Cara Mia, just launched its newest menu offering together with the opening of its latest branch in Glorietta 4 last October 15. Known for their beautifully decorated cakes and ...

African Swine Fever Spreads to More Pampanga Towns, Quezon City

The virus is affecting more pigs.
The African Swine Fever (ASF) has spread to an additional three Pampanga and three Quezon City towns.   According to The Philippine Star, the governor of Pampanga province, Dennis Pineda, said that the towns of Apalit, Candaba, and San Simon have pigs raised in backyards which have tested positive ...

Session Groceries Raised 1.2 Million Pesos To Help Pinoy Rice Farmers

The second batch of pre-order is in the works!
Last September 13, Session Groceries opened the first pre-order for locally-sourced rice from Filipino farmers via the Session Groceries app. This initiative was sparked by the negative effects of the Rice Tarrification Law, wherein Filipino farmers experience stiff competition with rice importers ...

Swine Fever Confirmed in Quezon City: Here's How to Buy Safe Pork

While it's not a serious risk to humans, here are a few things you may want to watch for.
African swine fever has officially been found in two Quezon City barangays. If you're a staunch meat-eater though, don't put down your knife and fork just yet. According to the World Organization for Animal Health, the virus does not pose a risk to humans, ...

Gardenia Philippines Issues Official Statement After Bread Video Scandal

The employee is now undergoing administrative due process.
A viral video made rounds all over social media platforms showing a Gardenia delivery personnel opening packed slices of Gardenia bread and stealing slices of bread from each pack. The Gardenia delivery personnel then proceeded to re-close each bag and return it ...

Session Groceries Wants You To Help Our Local Rice Farmers

Here’s an easy way YOU can help them out.
The Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) is the “act of liberalizing the importation, exportation, and trading of rice, lifting for the purpose of the quantitative import restriction on rice.” The RTL doesn’t limit the number of importers to bring in rice, but an ...

We Need To Talk About How Rice Tariffication Law Affects All Of Us

This affects everyone one way or the other.
In light of recent events, one that has seen an uproar from Filipinos, concerns the Nueva Ecija farmers selling their harvested rice for the measly amount of P7 per kilo. This is connected to the Rice Tariffication Law.It was in February 2019 ...

Davao's Malagos Chocolate Wins Five International Awards!

Congratulations, Malagos Chocolate!
Malagos Chocolate, local tree-to-bar chocolate brand from Davao, won bronze awards in this year’s Academy of Chocolate Awards. This year's announcement of the Academy of Chocolate awards brings Malagos Chocolate a total recognition of 34 international awards and 1 national win.This year, Malagos bagged ...

There's A New Kind of Chocolate and It's Pink!

Artificial food coloring is not added into this chocolate!
Dark, milk, and white chocolate have all been around for years—but a fourth kind was just introduced by one of the world’s strongest cocoa suppliers, Barry Callebaut. This chocolate company recently launched the world’s newest type of chocolate that they named Ruby ...

This Cooking Class Will Teach You How to Cook Like the French Do

Learn the basics of cooking from a French chef!
This July, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila is celebrating its rich French history with a series of gastronomic events, one being an exclusive cooking class on two basic French dishes! Beef bourguignon, anyone? Sofitel's Chef Patrick Terrien will teach a class of 10 on ...

Grocery Find: A Meat Substitute That Tastes Just like Chicken!

Quorn has meat-free substitutes for chicken nuggets, chicken tenders, and ground meat.
Struggling with Meatless Mondays? You’re not alone! Cutting off one of the tastiest parts of your meal can be difficult when you’re a meat lover. However, we found a worthy grocery pick while scouring the frozen goods aisle of Landmark Supermarket: Quorn ...

Grocery Find: 5-Minute Japanese Curry with Vegetables

Serve this curry over rice or pasta.
Nothing makes our hearts flutter more than the weeknight dinner life-saver—whether it’s an easy-to-use ingredient or a super quick recipe. This week, we found our weeknight life-saver in the spices aisle of the grocery. Meet House Foods’ Japanese-Style Curry Sauce with Vegetables. Unlike the ...

Jollibee Ranked No. 3 Fried Chicken Joint in USA by American Food Website

The Chickenjoy obsession is very real.
As it turns out, Filipinos are not the only ones who are completely obsessed with Jollibee’s Chickenjoy. Foodbeast.com recently published their list of “Top 10 Fast Food Fried Chicken Joints in the USA”—and guess who made it to the Top 3 spot!According to ...

This Baker Wants You to Stop Eating Bad Bread

We sat down with the one of the country’s busiest bakers and got a few tips on how to start making our best bread yet.
Over the course of his career, Richie Manapat has made, easily, several thousand loaves of artisanal bread—and he’s only been baking for 4 years. It may sound like an easy feat, when you picture the factory-like production of pandesal or sliced bread. ...

5 Unique Crate and Barrel Items That Belong in Your Kitchen

Give your kitchen space some character.
When it comes to kitchenware, unique and contemporary design, plus optimal functionality are what make Crate and Barrel items extra special. Looking to give your kitchen some character? Here are some kitchen and tabletop items that will give it that extra oomph.1 Bluestone ...

A Food Lover's Guide to Poblacion, Makati City

This bustling neighborhood has some serious eats!
Any food lover will enjoy exploring the bustling streets of Barangay Poblacion, Makati City. They are filled with quaint cafes, quirky restaurants, budget-friendly bars, and even smokehouses. Here is a guide to discovering the best eats this Makati neighborhood has to offer. 1 ...

Have Fresh Milk + Dairy Products Delivered To Your Doorstep!

They also have chocolate milk, Greek yogurt, butter, and kesong puti.
Who wouldn’t love fresh-from-the-farm dairy products delivered to your doorstep? This simple idea is what Pinkie’s Farm is all about. Pinkie’s delivers fresh milk, chocolate milk, butter, and even yogurt to your home, just how a milkman would.The dairy comes from a ...

First Look: The New Unimart at Greenhills Shopping Center

This supermarket has everything you could possible need!
Shoppers who frequent the iconic supermarket of Greenhills, Unimart, are in for a treat: its relocation project has finally been completed! The new Unimart, located along Club Filipino Ave. which is just around the corner from its old location, opened its doors ...

Cinnamon-Spiced Hot Chocolate is the Newest Drink You Have to Try

The new drinks from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will be available on July 10!
The rainy season is almost upon us—what better way to get cozy than with a cup of hot chocolate? The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s newest drink has a twist to the classic: their Mexican Hot Chocolate is spiced with cinnamon! The ...

Chocoholics, Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo Bars Are Now Available Here!

Time to stock up!
One of the best parts of going out of the country is looking for snacks and chocolates that you can't find in Manila. The downside, however, is you can't easily restock your favorite finds. If you've ever felt that way about Cadbury Dairy ...
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