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Colliding For A Cause

Filipina Foodies caught a glimpse of LA Fashion Week over the weekend through the gracious invitation by Filipino designer Andre Soriano. Watching the action behind the scenes from the pre-show fitting to the intensity back stage, it was magic made right before our eyes. View his Spring/Summer collection 2015 The LA Fashion On the runway at LA Fashion [...]

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Michael Yo with Five Shades of Brown Sugar!

So random! We ran into Michael Yo on the way to Coffee last Saturday in downtown San Jose, gave us tix to his show at the Improv. Unfortunately, none of us could make it. But all our hearts were a fluttering for this tall, dark (caramel) and dreamy! Michael is half black and Korean, hey, [...]

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Camaraderie

It’s been fun friending and getting to know new friends online and in person, we love what social media has contributed to our lives! So, our blog and social pages called Filipina Foodies (btw, who doesn’t relate to food?) may deceive you since we’re not just about enjoying great food. we also like bringing people and culture together [...]

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Give Yourself Grace

Are you striving to reach a goal in your life? Are you struggling to quit a habit that has effected your life, health or others around you? Are you being hard on yourself or others in the midst of it? I received a great visual picture of how to have grace for ourselves and others. Just [...]

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10 Foods That Protect Teeth And Gums

We all know that our overall health depends on what we eat. Our teeth are no exception. Aside from the celery, cheese and parsley, is it just me, or is anyone else craving Japanese food after seeing this list?  http://worldental.org/gums/10-foods-for-protecting-your-teeth-and-gums/ 1. Celery – Protects Teeth from Cavities 2. Cheese – Preserves and Rebuild Tooth Enamel [...]

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Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust

Mark your calendars!  Visit http://www.rescueinthephilippines.com/ website to see the trailer!!   “Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust” is slated to air in its entirety on American Public Television in April 2013. It tells the little known account of how five American brothers used their political friendships in the Philippines to rescue as many Jewish [...]

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Beyond The Boudoir With Geraldine Nuval-Weibull

You’ll never know what treasures you’ll find around you unless you do a little digging. In our recent quest we found the owner of My Boudoir and Beyond Boudoir, Geraldine Nuvall-Webull, a Filipina with an amazing story. We couldn’t wait to find out more about Geraldine and asked her to share a few words with [...]

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The Four Agreements

A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) Don Miguel Ruiz’s Four Agreements 1. Be Impeccable With Your Word: Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. [...]

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Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas (speech)

When people are generous with their time, treasures, and talents, their compassion for others shows. They give not because they feel they must, but because they themselves have received an abundance of something. With gratitude and compassion, they respond with generosity. As 2012 comes to an end let’s applaud those that showed their compassion for [...]

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

  The Filipina Foodies took off running only a few months ago, and we’re so grateful you’ve logged onto our sites to see what we’re about! Thank you to all our new friends, especially those that have contributed, you’ve helped make life even more rich! We’re looking forward to a great year ahead, and to [...]

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Sapin-Sapin

If you’re looking for a traditional festive dessert, try Sapin-Sapin. It’s a sweet, flavorful treat that you can eat warm or cold. I think it’s best fresh off the steamer, after it’s cooled for 10 minutes, but still a little warm. I tried another recipe and looked at others, but this was the easiest and [...]

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A Moment With LOVE Fashion Designer

Perseverance and determination are two qualities I really admire in people, especially when they’ve decided to strive hard for their dreams. I think you’d agree that this Filipina is one determined gal! We’re so happy that Janelle, took a moment out of her busy life, to share with us, and give us a glimpse of [...]

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Embutido

  Embutido   Print Ingredients 1 lb. ground pork ½ cup finely chopped carrots 1 cup (6 slices) finely chopped (sweet or cooked) ham 3 tbsp. minced green bell pepper 3 tbsp. minced red bell pepper ⅓ cup sweet pickle relish ¼ cup raisins 3 whole eggs ½ cup grated cheddar cheese dash of liquid [...]