Category Archives: food tours

How cheese is made

Adreus is on-line and asks me if I miss Northern Italy. Remembering the quaint towns, sprawling vineyards, historic monuments, wonderful food, our class adventures and misadventures makes me miss the place with nostalgia and an aching heart. It was terrible … Continue reading

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Filipino desserts and biodegradable food packaging

The most basic ingredients in baking are flour, eggs, shortening, sugar, and liquids like milk and water. We call recipes “formulas” because baking is an exact science. Any changes in quantity or the ingredients used would require re-balancing these formulas. … Continue reading

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Chef Jimmy Shu and Darwin’s Hanuman

I met chef and restaurateur Jimmy Shu at the Darwin convention center.  He was doing a cooking demonstration together with the chefs from Australia’s television show My Kitchen Rules.  Afterwards I came over to have my picture taken with him. Chef … Continue reading

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Aussie food trip: Darwin’s Mindil Market

I took the Jetstar straight flight from Manila to Darwin and in four hours I was already in Oz! Such a quick way to be in another continent, plus I get another stamp on my passport! Incredible! Darwin is the … Continue reading

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Bali Food Trip

My brother said  “ I just tried the most expensive coffee in the world and it tastes like shit!”.  He was drinking Kopi Luwak , Indonesia’s  most famous and probably one of the most costly coffee beans in the world. The funny thing is that … Continue reading

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Singapore hawker food trip 101

A Singapore experience is never complete without eating hawker food. Every time I’m there I need a game plan or strategy because there never seems to be enough time to try everything!!! Dishes like Hainanese chicken rice to chilli crabs, … Continue reading

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Food Trip Malacca

From Singapore we crossed over by bus to Malaysia for a day tour of historic Malacca or Melaka. Malacca is rich in history and was considered one of the greatest trading posts in Southeast Asia. Strategically located it was fought … Continue reading

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