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Keto Diet Deliveries to Try Out

January 21, 2018 7:00 pm by Katrina Castaneda

Photo courtesy of The Good Seed The Holiday weight gain is real and getting back in shape can be a challenge. If your old diet is not quite working anymore, then maybe this calls for leveling up your diet game. Here are diet delivery meals that could convince you to […]

Home Caterers for Your Holiday Feasts

December 26, 2017 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

The holiday season is in full swing! Depending on your barkada, you might opt for a Christmas feast at someone’s home instead of dining out. It’s more comfortable, it’s private, there are no crowds, and no corkage fee! Holiday vibes at Inquirer RED event catered by Private Dining by Happy […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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LASA: Leveling Up Pinoy Food in L.A.

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

Octopus and Fresno Chiles Dish | Photo courtesy by Lasa By Darleen Principe Brothers Chase and Chad Valencia, like many other second-generation Filipino-Americans, grew up eating all the classics of the Philippines. Dishes like adobo, sinigang, kaldereta and lechon, plus a lot of lutong Kapampangan—cooking from the Pampanga province, where […]

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How To Make Homemade Calamansi Liqueur

October 17, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Gabrielle Vernon Melzer I’m from Boston. It’s cold.  Growing up, my idea of tropical fruit growing up was a starchy, imported banana. Citrus was probably the most tangible of the warm-weather fruits; we ate oranges from Florida and lemons from California, but they were a treat from afar. I […]

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5 Interesting Themed Cafes

October 6, 2017 10:00 am by Marge Gavan

Gone are the days when being cool means getting spotted at Starbucks. With the advent of the specialty cafés in the Philippines, coffee consumers have suddenly been presented with a lot of options. It’s a brutal competition; it’s not enough that a café serves good specialty coffee, they should also […]

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Chef Alvin Cailan: From Egg Sandwiches to Eggplant Adobo

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

 Credit: Matthew Zuras via Munchies Vice. By Krista Garcia Eggslut, the cheekily named food stall that appeared at Los Angeles’ revamped Grand Central Market in 2011, transformed the humble breakfast sandwich into a breakout star. Its signature offering, a brioche bun filled with a runny yolk from a cage-free egg, […]