Category Archives: food and beverages

   

Food Tripping at MAFBEX 2012

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It’s always a treat for me to go to food shows. I just love to browse around and look at what’s in store and what’s new. That’s why I went to the ongoing Manila Foods and Beverages Expo (MAFBEX) at the World Trade Center. Food industry professionals and food enthusiasts will have something to look forward to in this expo…. Read more »

Let’s Join the (Food) Revolution!

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Celebrity chef Jaime Oliver started a Food Revolution Day in 2010 to address the growing obesity problem in the world, especially in the USA. I’m glad that he thought of having a Food Revolution Day.  There are many things that we take for granted in our rush to cram as many activities in one day.   Good food is one… Read more »

The Umami Mystery

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It’s always a treat to watch live culinary shows and contests. Who wouldn’t be interested in food? I caught some portions of Ajinomoto’s 3rd Umami Culinary Challenge: Battle for the Umami Bowl held last Friday, January 20 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. The inter-school multi-category competition drew over 30 participating schools and showcased the culinary students’ knowledge,… Read more »

Let’s Have Some Cake

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Family celebrations, especially birthdays, are not complete without a cake. A certified favorite of both young and old the past years has been Estrel’s Caramel Cakes. These chiffon cakes with caramel icing and filling are perfect for our family that has a fondness for anything sweet. When my two eldest nephews were born a few months apart in late 2002 and early… Read more »

Giving In To A Pizza Craving

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It’s one of those lazy Saturday mornings when I don’t want to get up from my bed. After having the usual early breakfast, before 8am, downstairs, I headed back to bed. I then proceeded to lie down with my laptop which is propped against a pillow that sits atop my belly, and waste away the hours online. Past 9am, my… Read more »