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Exciting 2015 Menu

Several of my father’s very good friends passed away last 2014, and with ALL my siblings being abroad I was unsure of the menu for the party. Pappy is a stickler for tradition; he insisted on welcoming the New Year’s … Continue reading

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Halloween Treats

Here are some great Halloween recipes made by my Garde Manger class for their midterm exams. Some of the ideas are taken from blogs, books and the students’ own creativity. We had a lot of fun preparing the scary goodies.  … Continue reading

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Sunday brunch at Antonio’s Tagaytay

An hour’s drive from the city to lush gardens, cooler breeze and a hidden restaurant.. Mesclun salad and chicken breast served with cider yogurt dressing and shaved Parmesan Foie gras raclette pizza with grapes Portobello pasta with truffle cream sauce! … Continue reading

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Chef Kannan’s Oliva Bistro Café

One fine day, we braved the Manila traffic to visit our former colleague Chef Kannan Jayaprakash Sreedevi at his new restaurant  Oliva Bistro Café . It was quite a drive to get to Visayas Avenue but a promise to dine in … Continue reading

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Filipino street food and FHM

Everyone has a bucket list and I got another “check” in mine! Come on!!! We all secretly want to be featured in a “hot” magazine (during younger days!). So here is my claim to fame as I discuss Filipino Street … Continue reading

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A fondness for foie gras

What’s the big deal about foie gras??? For epicureans or aficionados it is about that refined taste, subtle aroma and delicate flavor that melts in your mouth. So even if Sunday is sacred… I could not say NO to foie … Continue reading

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