Judy Ann, 38, snagged the third spot in the “Best Authors and Chefs Outside Europe” category. The actress posted her victory on social media site Instagram with the caption, “Oh my!!! Tumalon ang puso ko!! Never really expected this…But, oh wow! I am beyond grateful!! To the whole team who helped in making my dreams come true…Cheers to us!”
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Gourmand International is an international award-winning body that recognizes the “cream of the crop” of cookbooks, wine books, food blogs and cooking television shows. Over 205 entries are featured by Gourmand International yearly.
Four other Filipino cookbooks received awards from Gourmand International: “Food Weights and Measures” by Maria Christina G. Aquino and Janine Sigaoat (Best Authors and Chefs, Professional Category), “Panaderia” by Amy Uy and Jenny Orillos (3rd Place, Bread Category), “50 Years Maya Kitchen Culinary Arts” ( Best Cooking Schools Category) and “Sweet Temptations” by Editha Singian, (2nd place, Pastry Category). Gianna Francesca Catolico