For young chef Don Baldosano, foraging is a practice that actually started at home. “Whenever my family would cook something like laswa, I remember as a kid that they would just walk around the empty lands around our village and start looking for kulitis or wild...
There are certain items chef’s can’t function without. Salt and pepper, for example or their kitchen knives. But there are also things that they don’t mind not dealing with. Among them, rude customers, a toxic restaurant environment, and this list of ingredients....
Chef Jackie Ang Po has been cooking even before Metro Manila’s restaurant boom. Her restaurant Fleur de Lys Patisserie Inc. has been in business since 2001 and, as a spokesperson for numerous cooking products, her face is one of the most recognizable in the local...
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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….
According to a 2019 survey by the Philippine Statistics Authority, the United Arab Emirates sits on the second spot of top countries with the highest number of overseas Filipinos, with around 13% of OFWs working in the UAE. In another online study, there are 679,819...
Held annually in Dubai, Gulfood has cemented its reputation as one of the biggest gatherings of food and beverage industry key players and decision makers, a stage where the latest tastes, trends, and innovations are unveiled. This 2022, the Philippines once again sent a contingent composed of SMEs with halal certification showcasing our local products at par with the best in the world.
Coffee processing is rarely in the discussion when people talk about coffee, but it really should be.
For a food item to be considered halal, which means lawful or allowed in Arabic, it has to follow qualifications prescribed by the Quran.
Just a few years ago, most of the world had not even heard of Philippine purple yam or the root crop we call ube.
Purple Yam, commonly known all over the world by its Filipino name ube (pronounced “ooh-beh”), is one of the Philippines’ most beloved ingredients.
After harvesting, pineapples go through processing depending on the fruit’s intended use and market demands. There are two main options that pineapples go through once harvested.
Pineapples are one of the key crops and top agricultural commodities of the Philippines.