How a Vegetarian Restaurant Tries to Survive a Global Pandemic
When Manila was placed under the first COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020, Corner Tree Cafe shifted operations and prepared food for the staff of a nearby hospital. Nourishing and nurturing were the hot meals that came out of their kitchen since the team has been...
Eat your vegetables!
Plant-based dishes aren't exactly a new thing. It has been part of people’s diets since the beginning of time. What’s noticeably different though is how it has evolved and how it has become, not just a trend, but a staple in everyday meals by the fast-growing...
Plant-based Products to Try Today
Anyone on a plant-based diet or simply trying to eat more sustainably will be pleased to find out that there are a plethora of choices available in the market today. Chefs, purveyors, and even large corporations are shining the spotlight on vegetables and producing...
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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 the F&B Industry is coping with the pandemic
The F&B industry is in survival mode. Many businesses have closed shop, while the rest are barely keeping afloat.
Food Trends During The Pandemic
It’s difficult to predict trends these days. After all, last year, who could have predicted that there would be a relentless virus that would somehow dictate our entire lifestyle?
Restaurant Association to the Rescue
What was initially a “community quarantine” slated for a couple of weeks dragged on for months, and what were once thriving food and beverage businesses started permanently closing one-by-one.
Kinilaw Is Not Ceviche
The easiest way to describe kinilaw to the unacquainted is to compare it with the more widely known ceviche. They’re like long-lost cousins: one Filipino, the other Peruvian.
8 Favorite Souring Ingredients in Filipino Cuisine
The Philippines is gifted with a natural abundance of souring ingredients, paving the way for an affinity for dishes with varying levels of sourness.
The Filipinos’ Penchant for All Things Sour
This affinity for anything sour is not some random inclination attained in recent years. It is deeply rooted in the country’s culture, history, and even environment.
The Different Varieties Of Philippine Vinegar
Whether it’s as a condiment or a means to preserve food, vinegar is part and parcel of the Filipino culinary culture.
Swimming into Success: The Rise of Rufina Patis
A nipa hut served as its makeshift factory; earthen jars were used in the preservation process; and a sterling vision brought a humble fish by-product into global fame.