Category Archives: cuisine

Introduction to Heirloom Rice

How to cook Filipino heirloom rice, food pairing and The Heirloom Rice Project featuring varieties from the Cordilleras, which include rice cultivated in ancient terrace clusters inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. This continues my last post on UP Los … Continue reading

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Los Baños Food Tour

Yes, Los Baños is a foodie place, too! Find out where to go and what to eat around this budget-friendly culinary destination located just south of Metro Manila. While there, discover the amazing Zacamote and other delicious, new farm products … Continue reading

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International Tour & Local Concepts

International culinary tour: MACAU, F&B World Jan-Feb 2007 Contemporary Manila: MOMO Cafe, Eastwood, Appetite Magazine Nov 2009 Concept restaurant inspired by OFWs: FISH OUT OF WATER, Greenbelt 5, F&B World Mar-Apr 2008 Country eating and Kapampangan culinary culture: APAG MARANGLE, … Continue reading

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How Did Putu Lasun Get Its Name?

While doing research on the kakanin theme for the Doreen Fernandez Food Writing Competition in 2005, I became obsessed with the search for the meaning of the name of a popular snack, putu lasun, which baffled me since childhood. The … Continue reading

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Philippine Culinary Stories & Tourism Trends 2003-2011

Articles published in F&B World Magazine (from Angels Publishing to Hinge-Inquirer Publications) EL NIDO, PALAWAN: Sustaining the delicate balance between meeting human needs and caring for nature, June 2011 BOHOL (before the great earthquake): Bound for Boom, March-April 2010 From … Continue reading

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