Ambassador Cuisia’s Independence Day Message

Isang maligayang pagbati sa inyong lahat.  A pleasant greeting to everyone as we commemorate the 115th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence, which also marks the sesquicentennial of the birth of one of our most revered heroes – Andres Bonifacio The theme for...

Consular Outreach in Augusta, Georgia

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Global Filipino for Progress (GFP) and Phil-Am Cultural Society of Augusta (PACSA), is pleased to announce that it will conduct a consular outreach mission in Augusta, Georgia on: Schedule: 06 Jul...

PHILIPPINE CONSUL GENERAL ONE OF FEATURED SPEAKERS AT THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY WORLD TRADE AND INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2013

Los Angeles, 10 June 2013 – Philippine Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega together with international trade experts spoke at the Riverside County World Trade & Investment Summit 2013 held at the Diamond Club, Diamond Drive, Lake Elsinore, California on 6 June 2013....

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL SPEARHEADS KALAYAAN 2013 PARADE AND FESTIVAL AT HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN

Los Angeles, 10 June 2013. – The Philippine Consulate General spearheaded the Filipino community festival and parade commemorating the 115th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence on 08 June 2013 at the Historic Filipinotown. It was followed by a day-long...

Philippines Independence Day Ceremony June 1946

General Douglas MacArthur speaks at the celebrations marking the independence of the Philippines with President Manuel Roxas. Video also shows glimpses of the Japanese invasion, and the liberation of Philippines by US forces that followed....

Meat-Free Favorites : Panang Curry Tofu

By Elena Johnson On a recent trip to the Asian market, I found ingredients which inspired me to experiment and create some vegetarian Thai recipes. I wanted to try my hand at vegan versions of the dishes that I normally order at Thai restaurants – my all-time favorite being...

Meat-Free Favorites : Meat-Free Puchero

By Elena Johnson While thinking of ways to use plantains in a savory main course, I came up with this recipe for a hearty Meat-Free Puchero. This version pairs a number of sweet flavors – plantains, sweet potatoes, and carrots – with savory flavors from a vegetarian meat...

Filipino Favorites Go Meat-Free Part 3 : Meat-Free Pancit

by Elena Johnson  Pancit is the Filipino meal that brings up many fond childhood memories. While growing up, my grandfather made it every time we visited his house. It quickly became one of my favorites and years later, after I became vegan, my grandfather and I learned together...

Filipino Favorites Go Meat-Free – Part 2 : Chicken-Free Adobo

by Elena Johnson When you think of Adobo, you probably think of chicken. As the centerpiece of the dish, with only a few other ingredients adding flavor, you may be wondering: is it possible to make a vegetarian version? Fortunately, there are many varieties of delicious...

Filipino Favorites Go Meat-Free Part 1 : Meat-Free Picadillo

by Elena Johnson  As a long-time vegetarian, I’ve discovered many quick and easy ways to enjoy all the traditional Filipino flavors I grew up with, but without all the artery-clogging meat, dairy, and eggs. In this four-part series I’ll share with you the vegetarian version of a...
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