Category Archives: Proud to be Pinoy!
Back at Victorino’s. The last time I was here was for the launch of Disteleria Limtuaco
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Love all the products from Ilocos Bagnet chips Inasar Nga Manok My favorite Ginisar nga pusit – baby squid sautéed in garlic olive oil in Victorino’s @victorinos_restaurant ? #victorinosrestaurant #Ilocos Ilocos Express Fiesta rice Buko pandan ice candy 😉 Chocolate Mango torte – bestselling cake at @heny_sison in @victorinos_restaurant#victorinosrestaurant #HenySison#H2HCakes #H2HDesserts
Sylvanas Love the shop with so many good things to buy!!!
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Yay!!! Romulo Cafe @romulocafelondon is in our “hood”
Congratulations Gumamela Maritina Romulo @maritinaromulo and Enzo and Sandie Squillantini. So glad we have a place to go to for Filipino food. Love the Christmas decors in the window #RomuloCafeLondon #H2HLondon Risa chocolates @risachocolates @itspaml5 is available in @romulocafelondon Yay!!! #RomuloCafeLondon #H2HLondon #H2HChocolate
I hardly attend school events because my sons don’t like me to go :-O So I just went and found out how much I’ve been missing
This is ISMs version of Filipino week. Pista sa ISM 2016. This year’s theme is Pahiyas. Super fun with all the moms there volunteering to man the booths and raise funds for charity. It only takes 1 or 2 to man a booth but here there are so many – for moral support haha!! As @kayetinga says “Tindera” for the day
Congratulations Mandy Qua, President of the Philippine Cultural Club. So talented and so amazing just like her mom, Katy
Love the chits/money According to Georg the P 100.00 bill is the photo of their Filipino teacher who they all LOVE!
Grade 11 booth! Thank you to Bonnie and Lorna our PCA heads! PANCIT booth for Grade 11 Photo booth
Encounter Negros Island at the 31st Negros Trade Fair
Experience what Negros is all about at the 31st Negros Trade Fair this coming September 14-18, 2016 at the Glorietta Activity Center. With the theme “Biodiversity In Tourism”, this 31st edition promises an even more extensive view of this glorious province and what it is to be Negrense.
Encounter the ingenuity and creativity of the Negrenses with the vast array of products ranging from household products, fashion items and accessories, furniture and furnishing, gifts, and décor, all tastefully created and meticulously crafted.
Every year the members of the Association of Negros Producers ALWAYS outdo themselves, exceeding the already astronomical standard of quality and style that they achieved the previous year. Whether your 9 or 90, you’ll find that little (or LARGE, actually) piece that you just gotta have…whether for yourself or as a gift, you’ll surely find what’s just perfect.
And, of course, who hasn’t heard of the raves about the wonderful assortment of tastes from Negros that would make anyone salivate? From the famed inasal to those little sweet “kakanins”, biscuits, and what have you….just a gastronomic delight!!! Plus, with the Slow Food Convivium of Negros Island, you’ll savor tastes that are so unlike the oily, greasy, UNHEALTHY fast food that floods the malls.
All this has always graced the Negros Trade Fairs of past and visiting has always been a wonderful experience for all the guests.
But this year’s edition promises even more. Aligned with its theme, guests will see the bounty and diversity with which nature has blessed this island paradise. With the help of thePhilippine Reef and Rainforest Conservation Foundation Inc. (PRRCFI) and Philippine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. (PBCFI), guests may discover the wealth of Negros’ natural resources with different exhibits and activities both for the youngest of the young and the oldest of the old.
So the 31st Negros Trade Fair is, simply put, a must for everyone, bar none.
Celebrating the opening of the Negros Fair last September. I look forward to this because we get to taste really interesting and special dishes prepared by the different chefs Special guest, Undersecretary Berna Romulo Puyat @bernsrp Filipinos are so talented and our agriculture is so rich. Thank you for bringing them out and being the source of inspiration to make this all happen #itsmorefuninthephilippines #H2HProudtobePinoy #proudtobepinoy #NTF2016 #NegrosTradeFair #NegrosTradeFair2016Angelo Comsti @fooddudeph ( curator of the Arima cocktails ) Congratulations on a successful event Instant Dry Batchoy by Chef Miguel Zabirre at Arima @negrostradefair Yum #NegrosTradeFair2016 #NegrosTradeFair #NTF2016 #batchoy KBL Puto Pao – Pulled roasted organic black heritage pork with kadyos mais ensalada and puto manapla ( kadyos, batuan) by this super “malambing” Ilonggo Chef – Chef Fernando Aracama @fernandoaracama – it even comes with a kiss and so much love Yum yum #NegrosTradeFair2016 #NegrosTradeFair #NTF2016 #batuan #kadyos Inasal 2.0 with charcoal cassava and sinamak gel by Chef Josh Boutwood @joshboutwood at Arima @negrostradefair YUM #NTF2016 #NegrosTradeFair #NegrosTradeFair2016 #inasal Chicken poached in binakol broth with grated coconut and peanuts ( and chicken skin) black rice and muscovado by Chef JP Anglo @chefjayps at Arima ( opening cocktail and preview) of the @negrostradefair It was like a Pinoy Hainanese chicken and so super yum!!!! You must add this to your menu Chef #NegrosTradeFair #NegrosTradeFair2016 #NTF2016 Ubi ATBP by Chef Miko Aspiras @chefmikoaspiras YUM! and it comes with Argellana from Virgie’s and that yummy adlai cracker #NTF2016 #NegrosTradeFair #NegrosTradeFair2016 #ube Ginat-an nga kasag Labong kag mais by Chef Gaita Fores @margaritafores at Arima @negrostradefair Yum #NegrosTradeFair2016 #NegrosTradeFair #NTF2016
I’m sure you’ve heard a lot of great things about the Philippines – stunning beaches, delicious food, fun fiestas, hospitable people and the list goes on. If there are many reasons why you must visit the Philippines, here are 20 reasons to convince you to drop your plans of travelling to my country. Forget coming to the Philippines – it’s a total waste of time.
1. It’s really hot in here2. It’s just made up of 7,107 plain islands3. With beaches that will bore you to deathAlso read: 15 Secret Beaches in the Philippines You Probably Didn’t Know About
4. Nothing very spectacular about its marine life5. And its underwater creatures6. Even the mountains are not majestic enough7. What’s so special about these hills?8. It’s just home to one of the world’s smallest primates, no big deal9. An island within a lake, in a volcano, in a lake, on an island. Now that’s confusing10. How could this be a New Wonder of Nature?11. The streets are out-of-date12. And the transportation too13. There is nothing modern in the Philippines14. Pollution is everywhere15. I told you, it’s polluted16. The Spaniards, Americans and Japanese ruled the land. It apparently has no original culture17. Fiestas are such an eyesore18. And the food? Full of sugar19. And bad cholesterolAlso read: 25 Popular Street Food & Snacks to Try in The Philippines
You would never want to visit the Philippines because…
The sixth HABI Market Fair showcasing traditional Philippine weaves will reveal the amazing development of locally woven products and their growing ability to survive and thrive in the market.
HABI’s goal is the preservation, development and marketing via entrepreneurship of the Philippines’ unique and varied indigenous fabrics. Think inabel from Northern Luzon, silk from Negros, the Cordillera fabrics of Sagada, Banawe, Kalinga, piña from Aklan and Palawan, plus the colorful weaves from all over Mindanao. In the annual Market Fair in Makati at the Glorietta Activity Center, buyers are introduced to a wide range of woven products while weavers and vendors exchange ideas on the marketing, creative design and modern use of the fabrics with traders, designers and other interested parties. Entrepreneurship comes to the fore as weavers from all over the country are exposed to current trends and tastes; and are encouraged to upgrade, update and refine their products.
HABI also links weavers with institutions that can provide technical support. For example, the Philippine Textile Research Institute has helped a number of weavers and textile industry partners create special threads combining pineapple with silk, and cotton with pineapple. Other projects in the works experiment with the use of natural blends, mixing cotton with materials such as bagasse, a fibrous by-product of the sugar industry. These efforts open niches for local weavers in global fashion trends.
A pet project of HABI is to support a return to pure cotton in weaving. In today’s trending slow fashion, hand-woven 100% cotton is a highly valued item.In past centuries, cotton cloth was a major feature of the Philippine economy, being traded for porcelain jars from Chinese merchants and exported to the old world in the Spanish galleons. The cotton plant itself is endemic and its seeds are an essential element of native rituals and lore. Philippine cotton is equivalent in quality to the best Egyptian cotton, but its cultivation and use has almost died out in the country. HABI encourages the planting of cotton, to provide weavers the material to create masterpieces in this and many other natural fibers to help bring Philippine textiles into global view.
The 2016 Habi Market Fair will be held on October 14 to 16, at the Glorietta Activity Center, Glorietta 2, Makati City