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Perfect as a snack or a healthy meal. You can't go wrong with hummus!

Food & Drinks, Recipes

Hummus is a nutritious, protein-packed snack that can be modified in countless ways. Instead of a plain chickpea base, add roasted carrots and fun toppings for good measure. Pickled red onions add a refreshing touch to earthy hummus, and crunchy pan-fried chickpeas add texture to an otherwise smooth and heavy dish.

Food & Drinks, Travel, Where to eat

Charlie Wanton Special is a Mandaluyong institution, but I would have never gotten the chance to try this establishment out if I didn’t move to Quezon City from the heart of C-town. Growing up in Binondo, I was surrounded by food. After all, being the oldest Chinatown in the world, it is the default Chinese…

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Food & Drinks, Travel, Where to eat

What lies in the valley of Marikina? This city has grown to be more than just the famed Shoe Capital of the Philippines. It’s a friendly food destination packed with a variety of Marikina-grown restaurants and cafes. Whether you’re in the mood for classic Filipino food, Japanese-inspired pastries, or Southeast Asian cuisine, Marikina has offerings…

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Food & Drinks, Travel, Where to eat

I was recently in London to accompany and support Anne as she ran the London Marathon, and I knew we couldn’t leave without trying out the classic London dish: fish and chips! Fish and chips, dubbed the national dish of Britain, are traditionally served freshly fried, salted, and wrapped in newspaper. This crispy and delicious…

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Food & Drinks, Travel, Where to eat

For a lot of Filipinos, there seems to be no wrong time for a heaping order of pares. Pares (literally translated to “pair”) consists of braised beef, cooked for hours until tender with a thick sweet and salty sauce, paired with a clear beef broth, and garlic-fried rice or a serving of noodles. This combination…

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Food & Drinks, Tips

You may have been told countless times that you should never skip breakfast because it is the most important meal of the day. And especially for those who are trying to maintain a healthy diet, or trying to lose weight, breakfast should never EVER be ignored. Given the hectic schedules that most if not all…

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