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… Read more
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,… Read more
The following is the list of contingents for this year’s Aliwan Fiesta as provided by the organizer Manila Broadcasting Company. See also the full schedule of activities below:
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.
In this age of creative selfies and instant fame via viral posts and videos, all it takes to reach stardom is for the right agency to spot a gem. Child actor Hannah Lopez Vito first captured the hearts of Filipino viewers as the young Serena Marchesa who grew up to be Liza Soberano in the… Read more
The city of Bocaue, Bulacan just knows how to give back – with a bang! Known as the fireworks capital of the Philippines, Bocaue chose to welcome 2017 Jan 1 with its very own pyromusical called “Pailaw Pasasalamat”, a thanksgiving event for its fireworks manufacturers and dealers, by the 12-kilometer Bocaue River in Bulacan. The… Read more
The year 2017 has just started and here’s a list of some of the best must-experience festivals in the country. Here they are in no particular order. Drumroll please : 1. Sinulog (Cebu) January 15 – undoubtedly the biggest festival of the Philippines. Experience the deep devotion of the people by attending the fluvial procession… Read more
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.