NEWS FROM PORT PIRIE by Teresita Chivelle

NEWS FROM PORT PIRIE by Teresita Chivelle


On 14 June 2015, The Filipino community of
Port Pirie celebrated the 117th Anniversary of Philippine Independence Day with
a mass at St. Mark’s Cathedral and afterwards fellowship and morning tea of
Filipino merienda dishes held at the Cathedral’s Chapter Hall, organized by
Father Francis Montero and attended by Filipinos from Port Pirie and
surrounding districts.

(Photo clockwise)

L-R: Alice Greig,
Cecille Crocker and Myrna Pinno were among those who

attended the Philippine
Independence Day celebration.

ather Francis Montero
with Jo Weerts,

Teresita Chivell, Suzy
Amos and Marlene Gill.


Favourite Filipino Dishes - Pancit, Lumpiang Shanghai and Adobo Immersion Group
of St. Mark’s College, Port Pirie through a cooking demonstration by members of
the Filipino Community held at the school’s home economics kitchen on 24 June
2015. An enjoyable and fun mini “master chef” cooking lesson!


Alice and her team lumpia
- Alice Greig with her team - the girls did a good job for
beginners - their lumpiang shanghai was a big hit as entree!

Teresita Chivell and
Marlene Gill with fast learners and enthusiastic team pancit who cooked the
dish to perfection.

Suzy Amos demonstrated
how to cook our national dish- adobo - using Father Francis Montero’s “secret”
recipe. Served with boiled rice for main course, adobo got full marks
from the parents of the participants and staff of St. Mark’s College who
sampled the Filipino cuisine.


It was Minion Theme at Matthew “Matt-Matt” Bito-on Nacor’s 2nd birthday
party held at the Anglican Church Hall, Port Pirie on the 3 July 2015.
Shown here with Mum Robey, Dad Rhey and Ate Kizian. A variety of
scrumptious Filipino dishes were prepared by mum Robey and her Team Pinoy while
the minion inspired birthday cake was made by Suzy Amos. (Photo courtesy of
Robey B. Nacor).

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