Cooking with calamansi
Calamansi is ever-present in the Filipino kitchen. What is sometimes called the Philippine lime or calamondin is a versatile pantry staple that finds many uses in everyday cooking. Its juice lends a unique balance of sweet and tart to dishes that no other citrus fruit...
Calamansi plays a significant role in the Philippines’ culinary heritage—perhaps just as much as vinegar or patis. In fact, this green citrus fruit, no bigger than a shallot, is ubiquitous in Filipino cuisine, from mixing it with soy sauce to make a salty-tangy...
Adobo many restaurant ways
The thing with homestyle dishes is that you will always harbor a personal penchant for the version to which you are most attached to—your mom’s, your lola’s, the one you order every Christmas for the last 20 years. It is why you can rarely find traditional adobo in...
Proudly Filipino Ingredients
The 7 Top Food Exports of the Philippines
If Spain’s top exports include olive oil and pig meat, and India ships tons of basmati rice, what are the prime commodities the Philippines provides to the global marketplace?
The Philippines’s Unique Geography and Diverse Produce
A country renowned for its pristine beaches and infectious hospitality, the Philippines is also the culinary dark horse that is making its presence felt throughout the world….
How Pancit Became Pinoy
You’ll never find pancit canton in China.
The best thing about living near the equator is that there is always a reason to eat ice cream. Fortunately, the Philippines does not lack in cool dessert options. From fruity popsicles to heavenly sundaes, there’s always something for every frozen treat lover out...
Pineapple Party: The Many Ways We Enjoy Pineapple
Fresh pineapples cannot be beat. However, here are some of our favorite ways to enjoy and add value to this beloved tropical fruit.
Summer Artisanal Ice Cream Flavours
There are many ways to beat the summer heat, like taking a dip in the swimming pool or locking yourself in an air-conditioned room. But none satisfies quite like enjoying a refreshing scoop or two of ice cream. Local artisanal brands have got you covered with their...
CITEM showcases Healthy and Natural Philippine Food products at CIIE 2021
When we say that Filipinos love food, we mean that we go the extra mile to prepare, innovate, and share it with others—even to those beyond our borders.
Turning to Baking During the Pandemic
People turned to baking for therapy. From sourdough to banana cakes
Young Silvester Samonte tasked himself with making his busy mom coffee throughout the day to provide her with much-needed warmth in cold weather. Then, he fell in love.
Where to Get Local Coffee Beans
The Filipinos’ love for coffee has gone beyond the energy boost it provides, but a true appreciation for their unique flavors and, ultimately, their origins.