You should definitely not drink tap water. Even though there are claims that the tap water is okay - at least during the dry season - it is definitely not worth the risk of getting infected with bacteria and other harmful organisms. The same goes for using tap water for boiling it e.g. for pasta or tea. Clean, drinkable water is inexpensive. We strongly suggest that tap water be used solely for washing and bathing purposes.
Want to prepare some of the delicious Filipino dishes in your own kitchen? Here we will collect some simple but great recipes. We concentrate on the most popular and typical ones, such as adobo, pancit, and sinigang. You will find most ingredients in other countries as well, so you can surprise family and friends with some pinoy cuisine the next time you go back home.
Unlike electricity, there is no city-wide network of access to gas - or more precisely LPG (Liquid Propane Gas). You have to buy LPG tanks which are available from a number of vendors all over the city and in your barangay (village).
Tired of buying new gallons of expensive purified water every other day? Lux water purification systems provide you with drinkable water right from the tap.
Adobo is the most typical Philippine dish. The term generally describes a traditional cooking process in which meat, vegetables or seafood are marinated and simmered in soy sauce, vinegar, oil and garlic. Here is how to prepare Chicken Pork Adobo, one of the most popular Adobo versions.
The flagship store of kitchenware and food retailer Gourdo's is located in the Fort Entertainment Center. If you like cooking, here you'll get all the tools and many ingredients you need.