Different Acts of Giving this Christmas

December 27, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

Christmas is the most joyful time of the year, where people are exceptionally nicer and more thoughtful. Everyone makes extra effort to show their love to friends and family. This Christmas, we at Taste.Company, would like to appreciate the different kinds of giving. The most common one would be surprising […]


Holiday Gift Guide For Your Loved Ones

December 15, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Gelyka Dumaraos The Christmas holiday vibe is now all over the place as the month of December welcomes us. This season, what could be more special than to share gifts to your loved ones while glorying over sumptuous food and laughter. Gone are the days when you stick to […]


Top 10 Must-See Attractions in Los Angeles

December 14, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

Los Angeles, also known as the city of angels, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the entirety of the United States, and with good reason, not only because of the sights and sounds but also because of the beautiful vacation rentals in Los Angeles which will allow […]


Chera Amlag, Chef and Owner of Hood Famous Bakeshop

December 12, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Stefanie Ellis Celebrating a one-year anniversary at a brick and mortar bakery is a big deal for a business that started with cheesecake brought to a neighborhood potluck. If you had asked Chera Amlag, owner of Hood Famous Bakeshop in Seattle, if she thought her love of baking would […]


Filipinos Finding Each Other In Washington, DC

December 10, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

Photo Courtesy by NaFFAA By: Kathryn Streeter According to the last census, three thousand seven hundred Filipinos live in the Washington, DC region and that number has likely risen given the active presence of the Embassy of the Philippines, the DC-based National Federation of Filipino American Association (NaFFAA) and other organizations […]


Malagos Chocolate: Tree to Bar at Its Best

December 7, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Maria Steinberg Filipinos have a long history with chocolate, and it’s intertwined with the story of the food preferences of their Spanish conquerors. Cacao arrived in the Philippines by way of Spanish-governed Mexico, some 400 years ago.  The seeds were planted and cultivated in areas such as Negros Occidental […]


Off-The-Beaten Path in Boracay

December 5, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Allison Yates The seven-kilometer long island of Boracay may be tiny, but it leaves a big impression on the reported 1.7 million annual visitors. Located just two kilometers north of Panay Island, one of Boracay’s most famous spots is White Beach, a four-kilometer stretch of powdery sand and crystal […]


48 Hours in Cordoba

November 26, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Maria Steinberg Cordoba, the enigmatic city in Andalusia, Southern Spain, is most famous for its stunning Mezquita, but there is more that beckons. Once the highly cultured capital of Islamic Spain, it’s a great walking city with narrow medieval streets, gorgeous patios, a lively gastronomic scene, and history in […]


Get Your Yam On

November 21, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

Photo Courtesy by Chustine Minoda By Stefanie Ellis For those who have grown up with ube, it’s exciting to finally see the rest of the world taking notice. Ube desserts of every kind can now be seen all over Instagram, and the New York Times and Huffington Post are describing it […]


The Origin of Banana Ketchup

November 16, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

Banana Ketchup Ingredients | Photo Courtesy of Food Network By Kristine Cannon Open the fridge or pantry of any Filipino, and you’ll see the holy quattuorvirate: fish sauce, soy sauce, vinegar and —​ yes, you guessed it —​ banana ketchup. This sauce is arguably as versatile as the American equivalent, […]