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Family feasts at the Podium

One of the highlights of Chinese New Year is families getting together to celebrate. The “Nian Ye Fan” or Chinese New Year dinner, also called as “Reunion Dinner,” is said to be the most important meal of the year as family members gather together to celebrate the coming year. Considered …

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Recipe for Dulong in Olive Oil

This is probably one of my favorite appetizers to serve as I grew up with this. My mom made it a point to buy a kilo or two whenever her fish vendor has fresh supply of dulong (silver fish). Yes, it has to be fresh and has to be cooked …

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Watsons encourages consumers to practice refilling

Watsons offers refill packs of its Naturals by Watsons products as well as hundreds of refill packs from Safeguard, Dove, Johnson’s, among others. After the 1st Refill Station was opened in the SM Megamall store in 2022, the leading health, wellness and beauty retailer Watsons launched its second Refill Station …

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How to teach your children to save money

MANILA, Philippines — It is never too early to teach your children how to save money. It is, after all, a virtue that is built over time. If you start too late, you might have problems trying to undo some spending habits that they might have already acquired, and the …

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Now trending: ‘Hybrid’ breads, pastries

CAINTA, Philippines — Croissants are croissants, ensaymadas are ensaymadas, and babkas are babkas, right? Wrong. These days, croissants can be ensaymadas and ensaymadas can become babkas. After French pastry chef Dominique Ansel created — and trademarked — the cronut (a doughnut-like pastry made from a flaky croissant-like dough), which took …

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