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LOOK: This OFW Opened "London's Smallest Coffee Shop" Inside A Telephone Booth

He transformed an iconic telephone booth into a small coffee shop!
When you think of London, you probably think of Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and London Bridge. You might also know the country to be inhabited by mostly tea-drinkers, but did you know the British people are heavy coffee drinkers, too? Right in the capital of ...

A Pinoy Isaw Vendor In New York Earns P800K Every Month

He sells a stick of isaw for $3.50 (P175).
The isaw business of an OFW named Robin John Calalo located in Woodside, Queens, New York City in America is a hit!Robin John is known as the "Boy Isaw" of New York. He started this street food business with an initial investment of ...

This OFW Shares How Helpful Urban Gardening Is-Especially During A Pandemic

It's time to start your own garden!
One of the important lessons this pandemic is teaching people all over the world is how to have food security. Being a food-secure nation means that all its citizens have access to food and has a stable food source.Some local government units in the ...

PSA: Sambo Kojin Is Treating OFWs To A FREE Buffet Meal

It's still the season for pigging out.
More than the food and gift-giving, the Christmas season is about catching up and being reunited with the people who are most important to us. If you have a relative or a friend who is coming home (or is already home) for ...

Filipino Food Keeps My Mom's Memory Alive in NYC

There's comfort and joy in sinigang, adobo, binagoongan, leche flan, halabos na hipon, and big handaans.
Soy sauce, vinegar, and garlic—these three pillars make adobo so delicious but also so pungent. Opening my Tupperware of adobo released its strong aroma that wafted and swirled all around me. I stuck out like a sore thumb among my friends, whose ...

OFWs in Japan: Home Is Where the Sinigang Is

Their secret to homesickness is all in their pantries.
“Yung sinigang namin, sobrang asim saka sobrang anghang (“Our sinigang is super sour and super spicy”)," Grace Bernadas boasts, further pointing out that we probably couldn’t handle it. It was her favorite food in the world—that particular rich sinigang, in that special way only ...

My Lola's Cure to Homesickness: Making Hot Pandesal in Cold Canada

For this lola, her family, and many other homesick immigrants like her, pandesal is the taste of home.
“Parang ang sarap ng pandesal,” a daughter baits.“Oo nga,” another daughter chimes in. This always happened around that time, late at night, the rest of the city drifting into sleep, someone suddenly starts craving for something soft, sweet, warm, and familiar."Bili ka na sa bakery,” their mother gives one of ...

Welcome Your Balikbayan Home With This Meal Plan

Don’t let your loved ones miss out on their Filipino favorites during their visit!
There’s no place like home—especially when it comes to food! If your loved ones live outside the Philippines, we’re sure they’re missing the taste of home. If they don't have time to visit the far-flung provinces just for their great grandmother’s dish of ...
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