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Not all lugaw are created equal!

Food & Drinks, Travel, Where to eat

Despite being an insanely hot country, the Philippines cannot get enough of their bubbling hot dishes. From saucy stews like kare-kare to bowls of sinigang or tinola, Filipinos find comfort in the warm and the soupy. Enter a Filipino classic that has its roots in both the Spanish and Chinese influences that have permeated the…

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Food & Drinks, Where to eat

Halo halo, literally translated to “mix-mix”, doesn’t actually originate from the Philippines. Rather, inspiration may have come from the Japanese dessert called “kakigori”, as seen in other Asian icy desserts like Singapore’s “ice kachang”, Malaysia’s “cendol”, and Vietnam’s “che ba mau”. The idea of putting sweetened toppings and creamy syrups or liquids may have come…

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