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For Father’s Day, try a weeknight-easy spiced steak
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For Father’s Day, try a weeknight-easy spiced steak

Thin cuts of steak such as flat iron and hanger are great for weeknight meals because they’re full of flavor and cook up fast. But a flavorful spice rub and quick marinade easily elevate the meat to a meal worthy of a special occasion. Pairing it with a simple side of partially mashed chickpeas will...

Mga Kwentong Pagkain: The Evolution of Philippine Cuisine
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Mga Kwentong Pagkain: The Evolution of Philippine Cuisine

The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto is pleased to inform that the Philippine   Consulate General in Toronto and the Mama Sita Foundation will conduct a webinar on the roots and origins of Filipino cuisine entitled, “Mga Kwentong Pagkain: The Evolution of Philippine Cuisine.”   Session 1: What Our Ancestors Ate Toronto/Canada: JUNE 14, 2022 (TUESDAY) 12:10...

Department of Agriculture urges UN to ensure unhampered movement of agri products
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Department of Agriculture urges UN to ensure unhampered movement of agri products

MANILA – Following earlier warnings on a “looming global food crisis” as well as the continuing global inflation, the Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday urged the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO) to push for sustained worldwide market trades for agricultural products. In a statement, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the UN-FAO must lead the...

PH Consul General  hosts Calgary mayor at the start of Filipino Restaurant Month in Canada
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PH Consul General hosts Calgary mayor at the start of Filipino Restaurant Month in Canada

Calgary, 1 April 2022 – The Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Calgary marked the start of Filipino Restaurant Month in Canada (FRMC) with a lunch hosted by Consul General Zaldy Patron for Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek and her husband Mr. Todd Gondek at the Pacific Hut Restaurant in Calgary, Alberta. Pacific Hut Restaurant is one of...

Island farmers destroy 136 million kilos of spuds
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Island farmers destroy 136 million kilos of spuds

CHARLOTTETOWN, Feb 28 The Canadian Press – Farmers on Prince Edward Island say they expect to finish destroying about 136 million kilograms of potatoes by Friday when a federal-provincial program providing compensation for the destruction ends. The Island farmers were left with the huge surplus of potatoes after the discovery of potato wart in two...

Impoverished Afghans plead for bread in front of bakeries
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Impoverished Afghans plead for bread in front of bakeries

KABUL, Afghanistan – Shekiba Sukur has been waiting for hours outside a bakery in Kabul as the impoverished Afghanistan is now grappling with cash crunch, which appears to have flown out with the exit of US forces in August after 20 years of operations. She is in queue with more than a dozen burka-clad women, waiting...