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Wonderful Christmas traditions in the Philippines. Ngayong Pasko magniningning ang Filiipino!

Pasko na Naman: A Classic Filipino Christmas Carol

Pasko na Naman is probably the most popular Filipino Christmas Carol. It is a Christmas Carol with simple lyrics and a very happy melody....
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Celebrating Christmas Tree In Whatever Form They May Be

The Christmas tree, also known as the Yule tree is a fixture in everyone’s home during the Christmas season.  It can be a real evergreen tree, a tree made out of plastic, or it can be made from other indigenous materials. It is usually placed in a corner of the living room, where family and friends come together during the holidays and exchange Christmas gifts.

Many believe that the Christmas tradition of having and decorating a Christmas tree has its root in Livonia in Germany, other accounts says that the tradition of putting up a Christmas

Monito Monita Kris Kringle Philippines Gift Giving

Monito Monita Gift Giving Tradition

Monito Monita is a popular Philippine Christmas tradition. It is gift giving with a twist. It is for both the young and the young at heart. More people associates this tradition with Kris Kringle, and in a way it is related because Kris Kringle or “ Christkndl” is the German word that when translated to English means “Christ Child”. “Kris Kringle” it’s also a popular name for Santa Claus. Santa Claus of course is known the world over as that happy guy in a red suit bringing gifts and
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Quezo de Bola For the Noche Buena

We cannot get enough of Quezo de Bola and are again featuring these delectable cheese that is one of the Pilipino christmas food favorites!
We Filipinos are generally not the wine drinking and cheese loving kind. That’s the reason westerners find it a little difficult to look for fine wine and cheese in ordinary groceries and supermarkets here in the Philippines. We are ok with the regular cheese or processed cheese food and quick melt cheese for our daily breakfast, sandwiches and pasta. But come December, all of this changes, for cheese is a

Quezo de Bola at Castanas!

Besides the christmas ham, puto bumbong and bibingka, two more pasko sa pilipinas staple foods are castanas and quezo de bola. That very famous ball of real edam cheese overflows in the grocery stores enticing Filipinos with its attractive and festive red color to come pick it up and to serve it with cut slices on the side or to wrap it up in a lumpia wrapper and deep
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