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Baguio Food Tour 2015 Day 3

We all had a nice sleep the night before and promised to watch the sunrise. Alas, the warm bed vs the cold early morning air is much more enticing so we all ended up dreaming of sunrise instead. Breakfast was at Tradisyon and I was feeling quite famished when I woke up so here's what I ate ...


Hubby's Birthday Dinner at Sentro 1771

Hubby recently celebrated his birthday dinner at Sentro 1771 with his best buddies in college. It's an informal family/friends dinner so having some good ol' Filipino comfort food is very much welcomed.


Baguio Food Tour 2015 Day 2

I've been stuffed like a fluffy rabbit the previous day but I woke up refreshed and ready for the day's food adventure. Bring it on!


Breakfast was at Tradisyon Restauntant in Azalea Residences since that's my home during the duration of the food tour. I feel wiser today- I had more fruits than meat. 

We (along with several bloggers) arrived in Ayala Techno Hub for the Klite Foodies at the Hub event. There are about 20 food stalls that offers delectable dishes such as gigantic burgers, Japanese pancakes, chili cupcakes, bacon roll, and a whole lot more. 

Lunch is at Kung Fu Kitchen in Ayala Techno Hub. And because we all liked the bacon roll, its not really a surprise that several plates with yummy bacon roll turned up on our table. 

After a longish siesta, we found ourselves  enroute to Baguio City's Good Taste Restaurant. This 6-storey restaurant located near Burnham Park. It's my first time to dine in Good Taste and I find the dishes impressive especially when it…

RECIPES: April Recipes From The Maya Kitchen

Layers of Delicious Goodness from The Maya Kitchen They are a feast to the eyes and a pleasure to the palate, these creations bursting with color and overflowing with flavor. Bibingka Ala Mode marries the goodness of a Filipino favorite with that perfect team up of Macapuno shreds and Ube ice cream. The sour local dayap mixed with gelatin makes for a stunning and cooling tart and mangoes are everywhere in a layered butter cake that is just too tempting to eat. For more recipes, other culinary ideas and course schedule, log on to www.themayakitchen.com.    



Teens Culinary Lessons at The Maya Kitchen

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Teens Cooking and Baking Camp at The Maya Kitchen
Teens 13 years old and up can look forward to “Flavors of the World – A Teen Cooking and Baking Camp” on April 27, 28, 29 and 30, Monday to Thursday, 9am-2pm at The Maya Kitchen. The class fee is P7,000 including ingredients, apron, toque and certificate. Instructor Chef Crista Mendiola will take aspiring teen chefs to a culinary trip around the world in her course that will touch on the cuisines of Japan, Spain, Italy and France.

Business Lunch At Chateau 1771

Chateau 1771’s New Business Lunch This summer, Executive Chef Vicky Pacheco has concocted a new Business Lunch menu. Whether you're looking for a quick weekday lunch or simply meeting with important clients, Chateau 1771 has something for you to enjoy.




             Start your meal with a comforting and flavorful Summer Squash Soup with Curried Croutons. If you prefer to begin with something lighter, opt for the Couscous in Sweet Pepper - couscous with Mediterranean vegetables in a roasted bell pepper cup, served with tomato coulis.

          For the main course, carnivores will enjoy the Braised Beef Short Ribs in an orange and balsamic reduction, the tender meat falls away with the nudge of a fork. This is served with Lyonnaise Potatoes.




            Another simple yet delicious entrĂ©e is Balsamic-Glazed Salmon served with zucchini risotto.             




You can also try the Herb-Crusted Fish Almondine - fresh fish of the day topped with celery and dill breadcrumb crust, served with gar…

Baguio Food Tour 2015 Day 1

There are so many places to visit and things to do when in Baguio City but for a foodie like me, I always get excited when I get to try new restaurants and mouthwatering dishes.


Sentro Summer Salad

Aiming to get healthy and fit this summer? Sentro 1771 has a variety of fresh and flavorful salads with a modern Filipino twist.


RECIPE: Chef Jackie Ang-Po's Grilled Watermelon Salad and Other Recipes

During the first series of Yummy Magazine's Cooking Workshop at Enderun College last April 11, 2015, Chef Jackie Ang-Po shared her knowledge about baking and cooking using KitchenAid. Chef Jackie is also the owner of Fleur De Lys Cafe in Quezon City.

KitchenAid is the maker of high quality kitchen appliances including mixers and bakewares for your baking needs.

Grilled Watermelon and Mango Jicama Salad with Mango Vinaigrette

A Wide Range of Fresh and Rare Choices at Farmers Market

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DISCOVER FRESH FARE AND DINING DELIGHTS AT FARMERS MARKET There is nothing quite like a delectable dish made out of the freshest, locally-grown produce that one can find at the one and only Farmers Market. A recognized landmark in the heart of the Araneta Center, Farmers Market retains its 40 year distinction as an undisputed benchmark and source for fresh seafood, best cooking ingredients and food choices in the metro.

RECIPE: Chef Paolo Nesi's Beloved Tuscan Recipes

Last March 28, 2015, Chef Luciano Paolo Nesi of L'Opera Restaurant in BGC shared some of his recipes at The Maya Kitchen. These simple but gastronomically delightful dishes may seem hard to prepare but Chef Paolo presented them in such a simple fashion that everyone can do them in their own kitchens.

For more details about The Maya Kitchen, please visit their website or email- contactus@themayakitchen.com



555 Tuna's Lutong-Bahay Sarap

Last April 14, 2015, 555 Tuna introduced Marian Rivera as its latest brand ambassador for 555 Tuna's Lutong-Bahay sarap that is available in 12 yummy variants: Adobo, Bicol Express, Afritada, Caldereta, Mechado, Lechon Paksiw, Sisig, flakes in oil. hot & spicy, sweet & spicy, corned tuna, and chili corned tuna.




Chef Jackie Ang-Po At The Yummy & KitchenAid Cooking Workshop Series

Last April 11, 2015, Yummy Magazine treated its readers to the first series of KitchenAid Cooking Workshop for the year. KitchenAid is the maker of high quality kitchen appliances. Starting the first leg of the cooking workshop is Chef Jackie Ang-Po, a multi-awarded pastry chef, cooking show TV host and owner of Fleur De Lys Cafe in Quezon City.


NEW RESTO ALERT: Vittorio's Steakhouse, Pasta & Pizza

True friends and true love are hard to find but delicious steaks are just within reach especially if you happen to live near Kamuning in Quezon City. Vittorio's Steakhouse, Pasta & Ribs is owned and managed by Chef Victor Daluz. Chef Victor, prior to becoming a chef-restaurateur has worked in hotels abroad and has perfected the art of grilling juicy-licious steaks which becomes his trademark.



SM Supermalls Hosts Madrid Fusion Manila 2015

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The Philippines and Spain share a deep and colorful history and what better way to celebrate these two cultures than through their vibrant and intertwined culinary traditions. This April, the world’s most anticipated epicurean event will celebrate the two countries ’300 years’ worth of shared connection through food in one global event where the world’s top chefs showcase culinary innovations and cutting-edge techniques, ingredients and recipes taking food and dining to the next level. If one wants to see the “future of food,” this is the place to be in.

FOOD FINDS: JacknJill's Calbee Potato Chips

Because its summer, daughter and I are on the lookout for new "noms." So here's our new food finds from the grocery --- Calbee Potato Chips. Luckily, it has three flavors that we seem to agree on (hubby included) - wasabi, classic salt, and cheddar and sour cream.



RECIPE: Pasta Negra and Chicken & Chorizo Summer Cream Tomato Pasta

Food Magazine, the Lifestyle Network, and Project Pie recently hosted the first Food Tastings event for 2015 and highlighted pasta and pizza. Chef Portia Baluyot and Chef Nancy Edralin graciously shared their pasta recipes- Pasta Negra and Chicken & Chorizo Summer Cream Tomato Pasta.



Revisiting Bistro Ravioli

Bistro Ravioli is one of the restaurants that serves really memorable food that will make you drool as you think about the restaurant's ravioli, pasta, and pizza.


Cranberry Juice by Old Orchard

Cranberry juice has been favored by health- conscious persons and even doctors who practice natural food cures as medicine. Aside from having Vitamin C, drinking cranberry juice also help prevent kidney problems.


Easy-to-Make Tuna Spaghetti

Here's what I prepared for Maundy Thursday, easy-to-make Tuna Spaghetti using UFC Spaghetti Sauce- Tuna & Cheese.