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spoon and rice Croydon opening

Filipino streetfood powerhouse: the Spoon & Rice story

By Naomi Edge As Filipino food gains ground with the foodie community, Filipino street food business Spoon & Rice is expanding in and around London. Launched in October 2020, Spoon & Rice has just opened its third branch in trendy Boxpark Croydon. Tinig went to

“Hallelujah!” Haraya Choir’s Christmas concert to be staged

Award-winning Filipino-British singing group, Haraya Choir, is set to perform their Christmas concert Hallelujah! after months of planning and despite the challenges of having in person rehearsals posed by Covid-19. The ensemble will perform an a cappella repertoire of Filipino favourites that include Pasko Na, Sinta Ko and Payapang

Para sa batang Pinoy! 10 children’s books by Filipino authors

By Juris Longboan One of the challenges for Filipino families living overseas, whether in the UK or elsewhere, is staying connected with our culture outside of Facebook and compatriots’ birthday parties. This is particularly true for parents with young children who feel the need to

Mama Z: bringing Filipino food to the homes and hearts of Manchester

Delicious, sour, umami. Umami is a Japanese word for good savoury taste, or “deliciousness”. Three words Zosima Fulwell uses to describe Filipino cooking. She is the founder of Mama Z, a Manchester-based food business.  A trip home to the Philippines inspired her to start her business in