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Show your guests how much you care this holiday season with this Filipino-style meatloaf.

Food & Drinks, Recipes

Forget about serving dry, tasteless meatloaf for Christmas. Filipinos have turned a basic meatloaf recipe into a holiday delight. While you can serve embutido any day of the week, I find that it makes any party much more festive. I included it in my 12 recipes for a Filipino Christmas because nothing says “Maligayang Pasko!” like…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

Who doesn’t love Lumpiang Shanghai? You won’t find this dish anywhere in Shanghai, but it’s practically a staple in parties around the Philippines. It’s hearty and filling, but neatly contained in an edible package. I find that lumpiang Shanghai is great finger-food for large parties or gatherings. It’s a crowd-pleaser that you can fill with…

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Travel

Notorious for its sandy beaches and rocky cliff sides, its palm trees and lush oaks, California’s coastline offers a wide variety of adventures for all.  Whether you’re looking for a place to nestle in for the night or take some quirky pictures, Highway 1 has you covered.  Most participants opt to start the journey in…

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Food & Drinks, Tips

Let’s be honest. No matter how hard we try to summon the “diet ako eh” card, all of us will nonchalantly feast during this holiday season. Not necessarily a bad thing, yes, but not that good either. Who wouldn’t want to have some bites of that crispy lechon skin, with an inviting ethereal crackle that calls…

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