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Spicy tomato marmalade

TURKISH Spicy Tomato Marmalade

During a cooking class held recently at the Makati Shangri-La hotel, Turkish chefs Harum Imre and Ramazan Edrem showed us how to prepare some of their country’s popular dishes.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Crisp, golden French fries

FRENCH fries

Recently while we were eating in a restaurant, my husband made a comment that really perked me up. Tasting the French fries that came with the meal, he said the fries we had at home were much better and mas masarap (more delicious).

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Food | Read More »

Poached barramundi with yellow Darwin sauce and ‘bok choy’

POACHED Barramundi with Yellow Darwin Sauce and Bok Choy

For someone who’s been labeled a “Rude Boy,” chef Aaron Craze is very polite. He smiles a lot, says thank you and even does a children’s show in London where he’s based.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Food,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Quick and easy ‘champorado’


During my sister Cory’s recent visit to Manila, she told me about this recipe which she often makes for her grandchildren, Vanessa and Santi, back in Sydney where they live. It’s so easy and tasty, and the kids simply love it.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Columns,Food,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Fabada Asturiana’

FABADA Asturiana

After I was able to cook Señor Anastacio de Alba’s recipe for croquetas de bacalao (see Inquirer Lifestyle, March 28), I felt challenged to try his recipe for fabada, which his son Miguel Angel demonstrated at the Maya Kitchen Culinary Center a few weeks ago. Challenge is the word because it takes a lot of time and patience to cook this Spanish bean stew.

Posted: April 10th, 2013 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Food | Read More »