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Kapeng Ala Eh!

February 2, 2011 by  
Filed under Food

Strong. Pungent. These are among the words used by coffee aficionados to describe our Philippine Liberica, Barako. It is the Tagalog word for ‘wild boar’ because this animal eats coffee leaves and beans. Many stories have been told about how the first Barako tree was first planted in the Philippines. One story tells of how […]

Back-2-Back: FTI Producers Market and Salcedo Market

February 12, 2010 by  
Filed under Food

Finally, after months of being in our wish list, we braved the early morning traffic and headed to FTI Producers Market. Upon turning right up to the market, several young parking aides were waving at us to park at their respective parking slots. At 6 am, there were still a lot of parking slots to […]

Clean Slate + Face Canvas by Leyende

February 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Green Exchange

One of the essential secrets for youthful, radiant skin is in your facial cleanser. In his book, “How To Wash Your Face”, Dr. Barney J. Kenet, M.D. recommends soap-free cleansers to his patients because they are gentle and effective for removing make-up and dirt. But, even if these cleaners are gentle, he strongly advises that […]

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