Category Archives: culture

How the Culinary Capital Moves with the Times

PampanGastronomy recently presented in the form of an interactive talk for the F&B/tourism trade from Pampanga/Central Luzon: Using data and insights culled from 12 years of experience in culinary research, management of specialty gastronomic events and multi-sphere food work, I … Continue reading

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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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DALCIELO: The Place to Be in LB

Looking for an alternative dining destination within an hour-and-a-half drive from Manila? Dalcielo’s two branches in UP Los Banos, Laguna offer an extensive array of delicious comfort food that will make you want to “live” there (i.e. camp out at … Continue reading

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Foodie Postcard Collection

Finally found the perfect header image for my website. I made a photo collage out of my foodie postcards collected through the years from dear friends all over the world.  The ones from the Philippines I bought from the local … 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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