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Vegan in the Philippines: how plant-based diet is spreading in a country that loves its meat dishes

From 70 Facebook followers to more than 36,000 – the Manila Vegans Facebook group is one example of the growth of plant-based diets in the Philippines. The country is known for its love of meat dishes, but a lot of traditional fare is vegan.

11 Jan 2020 - 7:48PM

From 70 Facebook followers to more than 36,000 – the Manila Vegans Facebook group is one example of the growth of plant-based diets in the Philippines. The country is known for its love of meat dishes, but a lot of traditional fare is vegan.

Vegan in the Philippines: how plant-based diet is spreading in a country that loves its meat dishes
How one man’s cleaned up take on Philippine delicacy isaw gave him a steady future

Isaw, or cleaned and cooked intestines served on a skewer, is a popular snack in the Philippines. Lauro Condencido started making and selling isaw in Quezon City and it sold so well he now has three outlets.

28 Oct 2019 - 7:15PM

Isaw, or cleaned and cooked intestines served on a skewer, is a popular snack in the Philippines. Lauro Condencido started making and selling isaw in Quezon City and it sold so well he now has three outlets.

How one man’s cleaned up take on Philippine delicacy isaw gave him a steady future
The 10 best Philippine bands and singers of all time for Independence Day

Original Pinoy Music started in the mid 1970s and came to represent the musical consciousness of the island nation. They played through years of martial law and spoke out against injustice. Here are our 10 favourites

12 Jun 2018 - 8:00AM

Original Pinoy Music started in the mid 1970s and came to represent the musical consciousness of the island nation. They played through years of martial law and spoke out against injustice. Here are our 10 favourites

The 10 best Philippine bands and singers of all time for Independence Day