Tips and tricks for home bakers

Tips and tricks for home bakers

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...

Homemade by Roshan

Homemade by Roshan

One would think that a home baker with a long-standing pastry brand would have an overwhelming craving for desserts. Well, not necessarily as Roshan Gopaldas-Samtani who has been churning some of the metro’s best tasting cakes since the early 90’s would prove. At a...

Working students

Working students

Since the beginning of the pandemic, people on lockdown have turned to different hobbies to keep themselves occupied as well as to calm rattled nerves. Baking offers this kind of comfort. The number of home bakers have grown exponentially, either providing their...

Are Bananas Halal?

Are Bananas Halal?

In Islamic culture, there are three ways to categorize food: haram, mushbooh, and halal. Haram refers to food and drink that are forbidden by Allah. Halal, on the other hand, translates to “permitted.”

Bread Talk

Bread Talk

Filipino bread is always evocative of nostalgia.

Pinoy Breads We Love

Pinoy Breads We Love

Today, we know the panaderia as the neighbourhood bakery, with bakers kneading dough even before the dawn strikes so they can sell their beloved bread in time for breakfast.