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Bulalo-sinigang hybrid from Iloilo: Kansi | Nolisoli Eats: La Paz, Makati

Rainy days always call for a hot bowl of soup. Patpat's Kansi in La Paz, Makati makes it heartier with their signature kansi—a bulalo-sinigang hybrid featuring flavorful beef and bones in sour broth. This Bacolod staple is made by cooking beef shank in broth made sour by a local fruit called batwan.

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Legit Bacolod chicken inasal in Makati | Nolisoli Eats: La Paz, Makati

Brgy. La Paz in Makati is home to a small, open-air dining spot that offers chicken inasal that tastes almost exactly like it does in Bacolod. Bacolod Chicken House Express is the only Manila branch of the famous Bacolod Chicken House. Opened in 2001, it’s also run by the same family, so the recipes remain very much the same. What’s the secret to cooking this Filipino food staple? It only takes three things, according to Bacolod Chicken House Express.

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6 destinations in Cavite that you need to visit

Cavite is not known for its cuisine, unlike Bicol, Ilocos, Iloilo, or Pampanga. But according to a food trends forecast this year, Filipino heritage cuisine is in. And Cavite’s historical edge might soon be cutting through the culinary trends. Here are some food destinations in the province for your next road trip.

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What to do at the National Museum of Natural History

The National Museum of Natural History just opened last May and thousands of people have been lining up to check it out. Make the most of your visit (and be a good museum guest) with these easy tips.

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All the ways to have coffee | Nolisoli.ph Eats

There's a lot more ways to enjoy coffee beyond your usual brewed cup and espresso. Not to say those aren't good—they are! But in case you're looking for a different kind of cuppa, here are some places in Manila to get the best ones.

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Manila’s must-try matcha desserts

Some of our favorite matcha desserts in Metro Manila. How many of these have you tried?

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How to cook beef tapa by chef Chele Gonzalez | Nolisoli.ph Chef Series

VASK's chef Chele Gonzalez shares his take on the tapsilog, substituting adlai (Job's Tears) for rice, and using sous vide beef and eggs.

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Carlos Celdran, the artist behind the Damaso convict

You probably know Carlos Celdran, the Manila Biennale: Open City director, as a convict for his Damaso protest five years ago or as a tour guide in the walled city of Intramuros. At the core, though, he is first and foremost an artist. Find out what's in his "stage set," as what he calls his abode in Malate, here.

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Nolisoli.ph Recipes: Fruity Red Sangria

Here's an easy-to-follow sangria recipe perfect for any season. Check out the full recipe (with a secret ingredient!) here

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Nolisoli.ph Kitchen Hacks: Spill-proof wine pouring

Worried you'll spill wine onto your table or stain your table cloth? You can make a wine bottle bib with just a piece of paper towel. Here's how.

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Gift wrapping 101: How to decorate gifts with an easy wreath

With just a few days left before Christmas, there's still no reason to give presents with such mediocre wrapping. Even if you no longer have that much time, you can still make your gifts stand out.

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Gift wrapping 101: How to decorate gifts with tassels

With just a few days left before Christmas, there's still no reason to give presents with such mediocre wrapping. Even if you no longer have that much time, you can still make your gifts stand out.

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Gift wrapping 101: How to decorate gifts with pompoms

With just a few days left before Christmas, there's still no reason to give presents with such mediocre wrapping. Even if you no longer have that much time, you can still make your gifts stand out.

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Kitchen Hacks: Opening a wine bottle without a corkscrew

Off to enjoy a well-deserved bottle of good wine with your friends, but forgot the corkscrew? You can open a bottle with something you can easily find: a house key!

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Cooking Art with Everywhere We Shoot

A creative Christmas feast with Everywhere We Shoot

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Gift Wrapping with Serious Studio

Serious Studio shows us how to wrap even the most irregularly-shaped gifts.

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Nolisoli.ph tries the Sriracha Challenge

Sriracha is great—but is it great with everything? We try to find out.

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See how many coats Miss World PH 2017 Laura Lehmann can wear

We challenged Miss World Philippines 2017 Laura Lehmann to show us how many coats she could wear all at once. Read more about Laura Lehmann on Nolisoli.ph.

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Refining the basics with Josh Boutwood: How to sear tuna steak

Here's how to cook this flavorful and healthy seafood the right way with chef Josh Boutwood.

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Refining the basics with Josh Boutwood: How to make the perfect scrambled eggs

You're not cooking your eggs wrong—there's just a better way of making them. In this video, The Test Kitchen's Josh Boutwood has tips on making the fluffiest scrambled eggs.

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Refining the basics with Josh Boutwood: How to sear steak

If you’re aiming for a medium rare meat that's crusty on the outside and juicy on the inside, pan sear it the way The Test Kitchen’s Josh Boutwood would.

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Refining the basics with Josh Boutwood: Plating

Elevate even your humble home-cooked meals by arranging them with precision and care. In this video, The Bistro Group's Josh Boutwood will show you how to plate like a pro.

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Three ways to use Happy Skin’s Moisturizing Lipstick with Rissa Mananquil-Trillo

Happy Skin's Rissa Mananquil-Trillo shows us how to use one product in three different ways. Rissa appears on the cover of Northern Living magazine's September issue.

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Sound of Design: Joey Samson

What does a garment go through before it becomes what it is? Listen to the sounds of designer Joey Samson's creation process.

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One-minute face mask: Soothing oatmeal mask

Your favorite breakfast can also be your favorite nighttime mask. Oats have been used in skincare since 2000 B.C. This ingredient treats inflammation and soothes irritated skin. Plus, it also exfoliates gently.

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One-minute face mask: Brightening strawberry lemon mask

With the rise of vitamin C serums, almost everyone is adding vitamin C to their routine. Well, vitamin C can help brighten the skin, increase collagen production, and correct sun-damaged areas. If you're not ready for bottled vitamin C serums, try this all-natural recipe.

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One-minute face mask: Hydrating avocado honey mask

Going for an all-natural skincare? We present an easy recipe for a hydrating face mask with avocado and honey.

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Nolisoli Chef Series: Vask Tapas Room’s Chele Gonzalez – Mejillones Tigre

Here's a seafood recipe with a touch of Spanish home cooking by Chef Chele Gonzalez. Full recipe up on our site, www.nolisoli.ph.

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How sisters Amanda and Erika Fernandez stay fit

Amanda Fernandez and Erika Fernandez tell us how they keep in shape. Read more: http://nolisoli.ph/18423/how-the-fernandez-sisters-are-changing-our-perspectives-on-womanhood/

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How to be a better social media user, according to Coco Quizon

Although Coco Quizon veers away from the path her father king of comedy Dolphy and mother divine dive Zsa Zsa Padilla took, she has the same goal as them: to tell a story and make people happy. She works as an online strategist and social media manager. Here, she tells us the unspoken rules of social media. Read more: http://nolisoli.ph/17452/online-strategist-coco-quizon-thrive-digital-age/

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Making flourless banana and egg pancakes with Booky’s Ben Wintle

In Southern Living this June, get to know Ben Wintle, the man behind Booky, as he shares untraditional tips to creating a successful start-up.

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A peek into the Manila Metropolitan Theater

We visited the Manila Metropolitan Theater as it undergoes restoration. Here's what we saw.

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City Guide: How to spend a day in Poblacion, Makati

From breakfast spots to after-work hangouts, there's a wealth of places to visit in Poblacion. Here's how you can spend a full day in this neighborhood.

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Southern Living: The Making of a Mom

Patty Laurel-Filart, Nicole Hernandez-de los Angeles, and Kelly Misa-Fernandez share their experiences as mothers.

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Get to know interior and lighting designer Mark Wilson

Interior and lighting designer Mark Wilson appears on the cover of Southern Living magazine's April 2017 issue. We ask him which colors he hates working with, and which design trend needs to go. Read more about Mark Wilson on our site, www.nolisoli.ph

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Recipe: Baked Mackerel

Whether you're a pescatarian or not, you'll surely love this easy baked mackerel recipe by Chef Miko Calo.

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Recipe: Zucchini Fries

Here's a simple but healthy alternative to french fries.

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What’s in a journalist’s bag?

Al Jazeera correspondent Jamela Alindogan, who appears on the cover of Northern Living magazine's March 2017 issue, shares her essentials when out on a coverage.

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Nolisoli.ph Website Launch

We held a cooking class at the launch of our website, Nolisoli.ph, last Jan. 26. Here's a peek at what happened at this intimate gathering of friends and colleagues.

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Recipe: Kimchi Shirataki Noodles

Here's a low-carb adaptation of the popular Bon Appetit recipe, which we made at the launch of Nolisoli.ph last January 26. This version uses shirataki noodles instead of udon.

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Night photographer: Frank Callaghan

Photographers Czar Kristoff and Joseph Pascual follow Frank Callaghan across the streets at night, by a tenement on the PNR railroad where he shot a series of photos some years ago. Kristoff captures the images of a nightcrawler, while Pascual ponders, what's the point of it all?

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Nicco Santos in five dishes

The different dishes that shaped Nicco Santos’ passion for food. The dish on the cover is chicken rice. He shares, “My cousin took me to eat chicken rice and at that moment I knew what I was going to do with my life.”

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Northern Living: Lena Cobangbang

Artist Lena Cobangbang takes inspiration from late-night drinking hours and exhibit openings. As Cubao undergoes its constant transformation, the artist takes a step back and captures the enduring spirit of the place.