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Holiday Eats: Kare-Kare

Kare-kare is another favorite dish in most Filipino households. It is considered an everyday dish but it is so well-loved that it also merited a place on the esteemed Christmas table. Kare-kare is an oxtail peanut stew often eaten with shrimp paste as a condiment. There are many ways to cook this dish but for […]

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The Longest Christmas in the World

Filipinos are proud to claim that they have the longest Christmas in the world. With the beginning of the months ending in ‘ber’, mothers start rummaging through boxes for Christmas trees, twinkling lights, angel figurines and all sorts of Christmas knickknacks. Carols begin to play on the radio, and pipe-in music in shopping malls play […]

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Christmas for Filipino Children

Just like anywhere else in the world, Christmas in the Philippines is centered around children. Christmas for Filipino children often means that they receive more gifts than the adults and that they are the center of attention, especially on the day itself. Perhaps this is because the first Christmas was about the infant Jesus who […]

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Christmas in the Philippines

The Philippines is not called the “Land of Fiestas” for nothing. With a celebration for each day of the year, this tropical paradise of 7,107 islands truly deserves its title. Of all these festivals, Christmas or ‘Pasko’ is the most awaited. Pasko comes from the Spanish “Pascua de Navidad” which refers to Christmas. Pasko or […]

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