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Fika

April 15, 2018 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Kristine Cannon What does a coffee break look like for you? For most of us, it’s rushing out the door, punching in our usual Starbucks order on the app. Then, en route to work, quickly grabbing the drink at the store, and, boom, we’re on our way. But what […]

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The Sweet Truth: Advice from Heritage Patissier, Nouel Omamalin

March 27, 2018 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

By Stefanie Ellis Like many chefs, Nouel Omamalin’s love of food was nurtured at home, at the side of his mom, Ina. Though the two cooked together, it was Nouel’s solo experimentation that led him to realize he liked making bread and cakes above all else. And, thus, a pastry […]

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Dishes to Bring Good Luck This Chinese New Year

February 7, 2018 7:00 pm by Cat Lo

Chinese New Year is just around the corner, but aside from the addicting tikoy you expect to binge on this Lunar New Year, what other lucky delights can you enjoy this season? Check out these yummy-to-the-tummy dishes (and other ways to bring you good luck HERE. They’re not only superbly […]

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The History of Balut

February 1, 2018 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

Photo Courtesy of CNN By Kristine Cannon I vaguely remember the first time my Filipino mother ate balut. “What is this purple egg?” I asked her, as she carefully placed a carton into the cart at the local Asian market. “It’s balut,” she responded casually. “Ba-what?” I asked. “Balut. Basically, […]

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A Not-So Hidden Japanese Gem: Kazunori

January 31, 2018 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

There’s something exciting about discovering a restaurant hidden or situated next to an ordinary shop such as a convenience store, or in the case of Kazunori, a car dealership. Found along busy Chino Roces Avenue Extension chock-a-block with office buildings, warehouses and the aforementioned car dealerships don’t let this Japanese […]

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11 Asian-American Food Bloggers to Follow in 2018

January 25, 2018 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

Photo Courtesy of High End Beauty Retouching By Kristine Cannon New year, more food, please. For those looking to pepper their Instagram feed with a bit more food porn or craving culinary inspiration to spice up their year, skip the cookbook aisle of your local bookstore and head straight to […]

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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 […]