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World Food Day focuses on the goodness of brown rice


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TATUNG’S Coconut Chicken Rice

The lunch was all about brown rice.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Columns,Food | Read More »

A great Christmas gift–a calendar celebrating women who grow and gather our food

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CASA Filipino roast beef special

Christmas is a time of hurlyburly shopping and razzle dazzle decor. It’s the shopping that stresses; early on, the exercise for me extended to Christmas Eve.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Famous and making a difference

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Celebrities have the enviable power to make people listen, move them to action—and make a difference. Here are two personalities who are using their celebrity status to help the less fortunate and convince other people to follow suit.

Posted: December 3rd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

A Helping of (Food) Justice

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Actress and Oxfam ambassador Cherry Pie Picache serves nutritious mongo with alugbati soup.(photo by Ceres Doyo)

For her French onion soup, Chef Stephanie Zubiri used red onions grown by farmer Ligaya Oria, 68, in Nueva Ecija. Floating on the soup was a piece of toasted pandesal topped with blow-torched native cottage cheese.  Zubiri, 26, trained in France and runs the Modern Epicurean Kitchen. Chef Sau del Rosario of Le Bistro Vert [...]

Posted: July 16th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

A seat at the table

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Nikki Nepales (Contributed Photo)

How would you feel if you were invited to a party, and upon arriving, are asked to sit on the floor and share with other guests a meal of rice and water? Meanwhile, some of your friends are led to a fancy table where waiters bring them a full-course meal.  Another group of guests eat [...]

Posted: July 16th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

13 ways to feed the world

Organic vegetables at Sidcor Market. Inquirer Photo/Ernie Sarmiento

Your mother’s stern reminder at the dinner table may be off the mark.  “Finish your food.  Millions are going hungry,” may not be entirely true.  “Almost a billion” is more like it. Estimates from the Oxfam publication, “Growing a Better Future (Food justice in a resource-constrained world),”  show that the world needs 70 percent more [...]

Posted: July 16th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

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