I CONSIDER MYSELF a seafood person foremost—I can’t imagine life not waking up to the smell of crispy danggit in the morning, or the reveling delight that is in my mother’s sarchadong dalagang bukid for lunch; and, at night, going to my favorite sashimi joints in Little Tokyo to let the week pass by.
Bangus, or milkfish, is the Philippines’ national fish and a quintessential ingredient in Philippine cuisine. Whatever occassion and whatever season, Filipinos can never get enough of bangus—fried, stewed, dried, fermented, roasted, grilled, and many more.
Flavors of the Philippines 2017, the month-long nationwide gastronomic celebration organized by the Department of Tourism (DoT) and the Tourism Promotion Board (TPB) unite retail giants in the country to create cultural bridges through food, gastronomy being one of the best Philippine travel “destinations.” This April, prepare for a wider range of activities that will… Continue reading List of malls and their events for Flavors of the Philippines 2017
THE PHILIPPINES and Spain share a lot of things in common, especially in cuisine and gastronomy. Recently, prominent Spanish cuisine chefs of Manila gathered together for Flavors of the Philippines’s Tapas Night. With theme “Toward a Sustainable Gastronomic Planet,” Tapas Night saw three teams of chefs, each presenting a tapas menu last April 1,… Continue reading Tapas Night introduces an explosion of Spanish-Pinoy flavors
THERE ARE NO April Fools this month, as the country readies itself for another round of a gastronomic fiesta. Get ready for a delightful gastronomic road trip as Flavors of the Philippines showcases the best regional delights and specialties of the country. through various events like cook-offs, food bazaars, market tours and agri-fairs.
Flavors of the Philippines, the month-long and nationwide gastronomic food event, officially started with the Gigantes Paella, where about 50 chefs, culinary students and staff from the Philippine Young Chefs Club (PYCC), cooked together to create a giant paella, at the Greenbelt 3 Mall in Makati last 11 March.
MARCH is colorectal cancer awareness month, which is very timely, considering the Philippines now has the fastest increase in mortality rate for colon cancer incidences in the world, in both male and female.
Philippine aviation company Air Juan announced direct daily seaplane service from Manila to the country’s top tourist destinations such as Boracay, Coron, Puerto Galera and Subic. Taking off from its dock at the Manila Harbour, the airline operates a fleet of new nine-seater Cessna Caravan Amphibian that can land and take-off from airports and from… Continue reading Air Juan sets daily seaplane flights to top PHL destinations
Christmas is always a season of wonder with festive music, magicians, street performances, and glittering lights making the season magical. Set to make Christmas even more wonderful is Pasko sa Intramuros, a Christmas exhibit and bazaar at Gen. Luna corner Postigo Streets in Intramuros, Manila, as they stage their line-up of performances.
Pasko sa Intramuros is the month-long Christmas celebration organized by the Department of Tourism, the Tourism Promotions Board and the Intramuros Administration. Started on December 6, the event will host various special events for people of all ages like musical gigs and festivals, fireworks displays, and prizes. Pasko sa Intramuros is a bazaar which will… Continue reading Goodies and great finds at Pasko sa Intramuros