Living and working in the Philippines - Denver Wickenhäuser

It has been six years since I have left Germany and began living and working in the Philippines and since that time I have been asked numerous times by my parents and friends when I was planning to return to Germany. And up to this day I wasn’t able to ever return a solid answer…do you care to know why? It’s because of the Philippines! And its people, the thousand of islands, the weather, the ocean and so much more that I could mention but won’t, just because it would probably take another hour just to think of all the …

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What is it going to be? Sweet or Sour?

The not-so-secret secret of Filipino food… Food in the Philippines usually has two distinct flavors and textures. It’s either very sweet or very sour, either very moist (soup based dishes) or very dry. I think this is the reason you either completely like or you absolutely dislike Filipino food: its blatant direction of taste and texture. There are not really many dishes that you can call somewhat in between… As widely known, RICE is the main source of food in the Philippines. It is said that Filipinos can survive without water but can’t without rice, and it is true! The …

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