Category Archives: Food & Health

13 Amazing True Stories Behind Classic Filipino Brand Names

By | 09/30/2015

Kodak. Frigidaire. Thermos. These are but a few brand names which, through years of familiarity, have been absorbed into our language and used freely every day. Here are a few fascinating origin stories of popular Philippine brand names, and the interesting behind-the-factory accounts of how they came to be.

Another 10 Pinoy Health Myths You Thought Were True

By | 01/18/2014

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” As children, we were taught never to mess with ant hills. If your feet swells or you get feverish, you definitely stepped on the forbidden mound and got cursed by the nuno sa punso. Also Read: Top 10 Pinoy… Read More »

Top 10 Pinoy Health Myths You Thought Were True

By | 12/17/2013

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” Growing up, we were taught to believe that whatever  nanay and lola told us, is truth in its most absolute. We never dared question. These ladies after all,  were strangely clairvoyant – when we refused to listen to their… Read More »

7 Philippine Fruits You Probably Don’t Know

By | 11/10/2013

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” Philippine fruits are among the most mouth-watering varieties in the world. Rich in nutrients, tropical fruits such as mango, durian, and lanzones have tickled local and foreign taste buds alike. The country’s fruit industry also plays a crucial role… Read More »

6 Sweet Facts About Favorite Pinoy Candies

By | 11/03/2013

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” Oh, how I love playing Candy Crush! There’s something about the game that is too addictive to resist. Perhaps it’s the social media integration that has transformed the game into a million-dollar app phenomenon. Or maybe it’s those delicious-looking… Read More »

Top 10 Most Bizarre Filipino Foods

By | 05/23/2013

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” Its amazing to witness how diverse Filipino cuisine has  become. And speaking of “diverse”, it’s even more fascinating how our kababayans apply both creativity and resourcefulness to come up with the next big dish. For some, it’s an issue of… Read More »

Top 10 Favorite Snacks that Bring Back Our Childhood

By | 03/16/2013

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” In the face of work-related problems and bills all piling up, some of us wonder why adulthood should be this complicated. And in attempt to relive the innocent and carefree days of childhood, most people indulge on their favorite… Read More »