Category Archives: Philippine Cuisine

The modern Filipino menu challenge

“The great thing for chefs, the great blessing for chefs, and for people that care about food and cooking, is that the most ecological choice for food is also the most ethical choice for food.”- Chef Dan Barber: A foie gras … Continue reading

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Loca over Locavore Kapitolyo #locavoreph

Love Chef Kel Zaguirre’s sizzling sinigang !  LOCAVORE is Kapitolyo’s new restaurant on the block. Here local food  is served in a very delicious and creative way. Mabuhay si Chef Kel!!! 10 Brixton Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig City.  Contact no: 632-9600

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Pinakbet (Filipino Vegetable Stew) Featuring a Top-Secret Ingredient #LetsLunch

Originally posted on spicebox travels:
For this month’s Let’s Lunch, a virtual monthly potluck on Twitter, the theme is a top-secret favorite food.  I’ve chosen an ingredient that’s not frequent in my rotation, and which even I was surprised to find…

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The day I crashed a wedding in Sagada

A decade ago, during my more carefree days, my friend Joy and I decided to take an impulse trip to Sagada.We took the late night bus to Baguio, traveled for 6 hours and arrived just before dawn. Back then, we … Continue reading

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How to make bibingka

Our ancestors cooked bibingka by pouring the rice cake mixture into an earthen container lined with banana leaves. The rice cake is cooked using two heat sources. Heat from above and below. Bottom heat comes from the traditional clay stove’s firewood; … Continue reading

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Batanes Fiddlehead Fern (Pako) Salad

On an early morning, I sit on a blue bench in the lush gardens of Fundacion Pacita, look at the ocean and watch the enchanting sunrise. The landscape is serene and the view is absolutely breathtaking! As I reflect on … Continue reading

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A taste of Theo Philo Philippine made artisan chocolates

I was looking around a shop called Gourdo’s in search for something sweet. These exquisitely packaged dark chocolate bars caught my attention. I prefer dark chocolate because it has less calories and are healthier. So I picked up the confectionery … Continue reading

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