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Filipinos Were Eating Adobo Before the Spaniards Came, Says Spanish Culinary Scientist

By Mario Alvaro Limos/esquiremag.ph – The Philippines may have influenced the Spanish adobo, and not the other way around. “Filipinos had adobo before Spaniards came to your country, and I have proof,” said Borja Sanchez, a Spanish chef and culinary scientist. Sanchez revealed his findings at a lecture titled Read more »

‘Disturbing, disappointing’: World Street Food Congress in Philippines canceled anew

By Rosette Adel/Philstar.com – This year’s Philippine hosting of the World Street Food Congress has been called off once again. “The World Street Food Congress 2019 Philippines, all set and officially approved recently, is again canceled by TPB (Tourism Promotion Board) and DOT (Department of Tourism), like they did in Read more »

An appreciation of Moro food can bring Pinoy Muslims and Christians closer, says this Muslim chef

By Barbara Mae Naredo Dacanay/abs-cbn.com/ancx – A Filipino Muslim chef and writer has been cooking and serving the “black” dishes of the Moros from Muslim-dominated parts of southern Philippines, hoping to stir a fascination for seemingly exotic viands that could possibly pave a harmonious “culinary-connect” with Filipinos nationwide, majority of Read more »

What Netflix’s “Street Food” gets right about the Philippines

By Chang Casal/cnnphilippines.com – As a Manileño, when I think of local street food, my mind immediately goes to the usual tusok-tusok: fish balls, kikiam, tokwa, quek-quek, betamax, isaw. The list goes on forever. Yet Netflix’s new show, “Street Food,” presents something entirely different. The documentary series explores the Read more »

Oops: Kare-kare, lechon, and crispy pata are the real placers in ‘Best Dishes In The World’ 2019 list

via rappler.com – Kare-kare, lechon, and crispy pata don’t just deserve a place on your dinner table – these well-loved national dishes apparently also deserve their spots on Taste Atlas’ Top 100 Best Traditional Dishes In The World list of the year. The 3 popular meaty dishes loved by both Read more »

McDonald’s Philippines serves up new Japanese-inspired menu items

via rappler.com – In case you haven’t heard, Mcdonald’s newest, much-hyped venture brings the flavors of the Land of the Rising Sun right onto our fastfood trays, and curious Filipino foodies are definitely not complaining. Starting Wednesday, February 27, Mcdonald’s is serving up a brand-new, limited edition Japanese-inspired menu of Read more »