Champorado, Filipino’s Chocolate Rice Porridge

Champorado is a Filipino sweet chocolate rice porridge that was originally derived from the Mexican drink called champurrado. The Spaniards introduced the warm and thick atole in the country when they were still colonizing it. Eventually, this recipe has been changed by adding rice to it. Basic Ingredients At present, sweet glutinous rice also known as malagkit and cocoa powder are used to cook this dish. Traditionally, tablea (pure cocoa … Continue reading Champorado, Filipino’s Chocolate Rice Porridge

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Lugud Balen, A Community Kitchen Amidst The Virus Crisis

Kapampangans have always been known as good cooks making it the culinary capital of the Philippines. One way of showing their Bayanihan amidst the virus crisis is by using their best asset which is cooking tasty meals. Hence, a kitchen community in Pampanga named Lugud Balen was formed after a group of Kapampangan chefs and cooks united to ensure that frontliners who serve to fight … Continue reading Lugud Balen, A Community Kitchen Amidst The Virus Crisis

Meet Rorie Ciriaco, An Artist Who Paints Portrait For A Cause Amidst COVID-19

Some people who have a passion for art and helping integrate the two for a greater benefit. Some donate their completed work, while others are open for commissions to produce an artwork to help raise funds for a cause. Without receiving anything, they are contented that they were able to help and share their art. One of these is Rorie Ciriaco, a full-time UI/UX designer, … Continue reading Meet Rorie Ciriaco, An Artist Who Paints Portrait For A Cause Amidst COVID-19

How The COVID-19 Crisis Is Reviving The Bayanihan Culture In The Philippines

Bayanihan culture is the Filipino art of working together to attain a common goal and make any job easier. This community spirit has been shown traditionally by helping a neighbor who is relocating; traditional houses called Bahay Kubo or nipa hut are lifted and carried with the help of volunteers in the neighborhood. This trait of community support recurs whenever a neighbor is in need, … Continue reading How The COVID-19 Crisis Is Reviving The Bayanihan Culture In The Philippines

Send Some Love To People Battling COVID19

Send Some Love To People Battling COVID19

Sending some love to our front liners and patients who are battling Covid19 is possible even without costing you any money. All it requires is your message of comfort to be written in paper and send it to groups who initiated a project to uplift the spirit of those who are directly affected by the virus. Here are some teams you can partner with to … Continue reading Send Some Love To People Battling COVID19

Covid 19 Stopped The World From Travelling

One of the largest industries in the world is travel and no one would think that at one point it will be hampered. As COVID 19 has been declared officially as a pandemic, and there are lockdowns in almost any part of the globe, the world has stopped traveling. The virus crossed borders effortlessly yet made every major country in the world closed down its … Continue reading Covid 19 Stopped The World From Travelling

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Taho, Filipino’s Tofu Dessert

Taho is a classic sweet snack in the Philippines. It is made with fresh silken tofu, amber-colored ‘arnibal’ or a syrup made with caramelized brown sugar and vanilla and translucent white sago pearls (similar to tapioca pearls). This staple comfort food is served in tiny snack-sized portions. The signature local dessert, is served warm in a 5 to 8 oz. plastic cup. It is popular … Continue reading Taho, Filipino’s Tofu Dessert

How to Cancel Your Trip During A Virus Crisis

During a virus crisis, it is best to avoid nonessential travel to prevent any undue risk, getting infected, as well as community spread. Here are things you can do when canceling your trip due to a crisis virus.  Tour Operator/Tour Guide Service Cancellation Tour providers rarely cancel or change a booking, but during the COVID 19 season, local governments issued a travel ban, mandated community … Continue reading How to Cancel Your Trip During A Virus Crisis