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Fruit salad memories and recipes


I asked friends for their fondest fruit salad memories and recipes. Their replies were interesting:

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Top Italian chef uses ancient recipes

chef Diego

Epicurean Masters, a brand created by Boomerang Consultancy Singapore, in partnership with Sphere Exhibits, the events arm of Singapore Press Holdings, has brought the biggest names in the culinary world to Manila for various activities.

Posted: December 11th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Healthy eating tips in a season of abundance

PORRIDGE ingredients: 1) Astragalus membranaceus–Astragalus roots; 2) red
dates–hong zao; 3) Lycii fructus–wolfberry fruit; 4) Coicis semen–coix seed or Job’s
tears seed; 5) Nelumbinis semen–lotus seed; 6) wild yam–huai shan; 7) Euryales
semen–euryale seed

A few months back Angelo Songco, the owner of Sugarleaf (a wellness café and health food store) sent me an invite to a cancer talk. One thing led to another and, before I knew it, I was in correspondence with Edward Puno, Fuda Cancer Hospital coordinator for the Philippines.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Gallery,Food | Read More »

Celebrity chefs in Manila for series of dinner demos

CHEF Bobby Chinn’s
Duck Confit with
Banana Blossoms

Nov. 19 saw the beginning of what promises to be some of the most exciting food events in Manila.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Gallery,Food | Read More »

‘Lu-wei’ braised flavors, ‘pa-iye’ layered tofu, and other Binondo delights

TAIWANESE chef Irene Lee

A long counter stacked with cooked bean curds of different varieties, large chunks of assorted meat, offal, mixed mushrooms, seaweeds and vegetables greets you at Jipin Food House.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Columns,Food | Read More »