A rundown of Filipino chocolate brands

A rundown of Filipino chocolate brands

No other food is more universally beloved than chocolate. In the Philippines, our local chocolate bars, tsokolate drinks, and chocolate-flavored deserts have always been part of the local food culture. Here is a list of local chocolate brands to satisfy your sweet...

Coffee vs Tea Consumption in the Philippines

Coffee vs Tea Consumption in the Philippines

There’s no doubt that the country loves their cup of coffee. But with trends like milk tea luring in crowds of not only the young, but also the old, is tea slowly inching its way into the position of a strong beverage contender? Not quite. “Coffee has become a way of...

Ever had peaberry coffee?

Ever had peaberry coffee?

There's a kind of coffee that only a few get to enjoy because of awareness and/or preference. It’s called the peaberry, and every coffee tree produces only a few of it. According to Chit Juan, President of the Philippine Coffee Board, it only comprises about 5-10% of...

Discover your Love Affair with FIlipino flavors

Discover your Love Affair with FIlipino flavors

The Philippines’ largest food trade show International Food Exhibition (IFEX) Philippines is back to offer a physical, interactive, and multi-sensory food experience on September 22-24, 2022 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila. See, feel, and taste uniquely Asian...

Local Brew: Proudly Philippine Coffee

Local Brew: Proudly Philippine Coffee

The brands championing Philippine specialty coffee in the global marketplace   The Philippines has always been known for coffee. The country has been producing coffee since the 18th century and supplying it to the United States since the 19th century. Back then,...

The Deal with Durian

The Deal with Durian

The durian offers a polarizing experience. So-called the “king of fruits” in various parts of Southeast Asia, its most common variation comes as large and thorny, with a strong, pungent smell and a delicious, creamy texture that’s akin to an ice cream bar. The...

Get ready for IFEX Philippines’ physical comeback

Get ready for IFEX Philippines’ physical comeback

The Philippines’ largest food trade show International Food Exhibition (IFEX) Philippines is back to offer a physical, interactive, and multi-sensory food experience on September 22-24, 2022 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila. See, feel, and taste uniquely Asian...

Pansit and hopia are well-loved abroad

Pansit and hopia are well-loved abroad

If pansit, hopia and ube halaya are starting to become household names in the US, it’s because these Filipino chefs and food business owners are working extra hard not just in introducing our culinary treasures to that side of the world, but also showcasing their...

A league of her own

A league of her own

We won’t blame you if you’ve never heard of Johanne Siy or tried her cooking. Most of us haven’t. Even some of the most seasoned foodies and culinary personalities in the Philippines only learned her name in early June 2021 when Singapore's World Gourmet Awards named...