Having been to various 5-star hotels and first class restaurants — travelled business class in many places around the globe, I can prudently claim to be a steak connoisseur. I am confident enough to know the various cuts of meat and I can recommend that no tough meat will break your denture if you order […]
Born in the Philippines but now based in Melbourne Victoria, John Carasig, 34, is a flight attendant. For him, food is all about connecting with his culture and adapting it with the best Australian produce.
As previously mentioned in this paper, I am no great lover of Filipino food but I just couldn’t decline the invitation extended to me by Tourism Attaché Consuelo Jones and Marideth Laquian, Reservations Manager of Shangri-La Sydney. As expected, the two ladies gave me hugs and kisses at the entrance to the restaurant. That was […]
By Bill Savadove |Agence France-Presse Shanghai — After Wang Lan delivered, she brought home a baby girl and her placenta, which she plans to eat in a soup — adopting an age-old practice in Chinese traditional medicine.
One can say that BICOLANDIA with its classic recipes, Laing, Pinangat and Bicol Express is a place to die for!
Would you like a cake baked in New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa? It sounds like a joke but there is a bakery inside the national penitentiary in Muntinlupa, Philippines. What is more incredible is the fact that the bakery is owned and operated by an inmate. He is in fact the baker.
This is a true story that was aired on Philippine television by Kara David, award winning journalist and daughter of Philippine Daily Inquirer columnist Randy David. The story revolves around the life of abaca farmers in Sitio Banli, Sarranggani province. They harvest abaca and convert them into strong fibres used to make ropes.
As part of the celebration of Ms Neria Soliman’s 25th year milestone as a food writer, launching of her latest book, Magayon, A Taste of Bicol was held with friends and relatives in Melbourne.
7 News: December 16, 2013, 9:20 am A man from Victoria has slammed supermarket giant Woolworths after reportedly swallowing maggots that were inside a barbecued chicken.
Food donations from the United Kingdom that were intended for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda have been diverted and sold for profit by corrupt local officials, a British paper reported.
China’s food safety problems have no better symbol than the illegal and utterly disgusting problem of gutter oil. Cooking oil is used heavily in Chinese food, so some street vendors and hole-in-the-wall restaurants buy cheap, black market oil that’s been recycled from garbage. You read that correctly. Enterprising men and women will go through dumpsters, […]
Cafe Mix at Sydney’s Shangri-La Hotel will be home to a festival of Filipino food as part of The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Month in October. Attracting over 1,400 diners in 2012 and now an exciting annual event, Flavours of the Philippines 2013 will showcase the rich, tropical dishes of this unique cuisine that’s […]