Articles with the tag "Filipino" (28)

"Purist” Tagalog speakers, the superannuated academic, and sometimes the man on the street, will all insist that the letter F does not exist in the Tagalog language. One can never hear it, they say, in everyday speech. On the other hand, the same speakers whose parents were more or less educated in the old Hispanized orthography, or later in American English, do in fact use the letter F in pronouncing surnames like Fernandez or first names like Fidel.
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Published on 08/08/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Education, Humor
Tags: Filipino, language, Tagalog
My husband has invited three Filipino coworkers and their wives to dinner. That means we will be eight people total. I have been prepping and cooking for two days. Butternut squash bisque. Grilled salmon. Baby bok choy. Sesame honey chicken wings. Roasted eggplant and tomatoes. Steamed rice. Chocolate cake. Mango bars. Tea and coffee.
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Published on 17/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Stories
Tags: Feeding, Filipino
Bruce Lee is regarded as one of the greatest martial artists, if not the greatest master of the art to ever live. His art revolutionized cinema forever, changing the way the western world perceived martial arts. Over the course of his life, Lee’s fame came not only from his films, but also from the creation of his own art. Jeet Kun Do, “the way of the intercepting fist,” drew influences from every art Lee studied, which included Filipino martial arts.
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Published on 17/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Sport, Stories
Tags: Bruce Lee, Escrima, Filipino, Martial Arts
If there’s one comfort food that both Americans and Filipinos identify with, it’s meatloaf. Filipino meatloaf, or embutido, does have a few distinct and tasty advantages over its American counterpart. Embutido is usually made with ground pork rather than beef, and embutido is usually fortified with whole hard-boiled eggs stuffed right into the loaf.
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Published on 15/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Filipino cooking
Tags: Embutido, Filipino
Surigao City is the capital of Surigao del Norte on Mindanao, the second largest island in the Philippines. Marked by rolling hills, a very special topographic feature of the city are the more than two dozen islands and islets. They are separated from the mainland by the Hinatuan Passage, which connects Mindanao Sea to the Pacific Ocean.
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Published on 14/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Arts
Tags: Filipino, painter, Portrait
Withstanding the passage of time, Filipinos still have the distinction of celebrating the world’s longest Christmas season. The chilly morning breeze, colorful lanterns and lights, Christmas carols everywhere, the beginning of Simbang Gabi – all signs that the Christmas season in the Philippines has arrived again.
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Published on 10/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Food and Dining, Filipino cooking
Tags: Christmas, Filipino, Recipes
Dealing with the cold air of January or just a particularly damp, rainy day can be a challenge for most Filipinos. Living in a tropical country, there are some Filipinos who just can't bear really low temperatures. This is probably why Filipinos over the years have developed an amazing variety of culinary delights especially for these occasions, created, developed and passed on to generations to bring warmth to the shivering Filipino.
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Published on 10/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Filipino cooking, Food and Dining
Tags: Cold, Day, Filipino, Food
Our culture is a big reflection of our great and complex history. It is influenced by most of the people we have interacted with. A blend of the Malayo-Polynesian and Hispanic culture with the influence from Chinese, Indians Arabs, and other Asian cultures really contribute to the customs and traditions of the Filipinos.
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Published on 10/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Society
Tags: Customs, Filipino, Traditions
When Filipinos start to feel the warm air of summer coming on, they set their thoughts on ways to beat the heat. As much as each would want nothing more than to run to the nerest beach or water resort, most would have to settle for a quick refreshment that can be found in most places in the city, the favorite Pinoy summer treat, halo-halo.
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Published on 09/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Food and Dining, Filipino cooking
Tags: Favorite, Filipino, Halo-Halo
"Sasakyan kita, Sa lahat ng gusto mo, Sasakyan kitaaaaaaa", a very popular song by Gladys and the Boxers is blaring from the loudspeakers inside a Karaoke bar, late at night, somewhere downtown in Koronadal city. It is obvious the singer is out of tune and the music is loud enough to be heard in the street, but it seems the audience and neighbours do not mind at all.
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Published on 05/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Society
Tags: Filipino, Fun, Karaoke