Healthy Heirloom Rice Champorado

Story & photos by Dolly Dy-Zulueta AT the Mama Sita’s stall in a quiet corner of Greenhills Shopping Center’s tiangge section lies a treasure trove...

Tipsy and Tasty

Story & photos by Chef Dino Datu I am far from being a drinker. While I do enjoy one or two cocktails (the sweeter ones)...

La Cornue’s Cornufe

On September 20, Manila House, BGC became Paris for a night as French luxury brand La CornuFè unveiled their brand-new kitchen masterpiece named CornuFé....

All Hallow’s Eve Surprise

I can’t count how many times I’ve said that Halloween is my favorite occasion to bake goodies for. There’s nothing like ghouls and ghosts,...

Bistro Manuel: A long awaited homecoming of sorts

Of all the lunch invitations I’ve received in my 12 years with Cook, the invite to Bistro Manuel was probably my most anticipated. The...

Surf and Turf in Soup Form

OFTEN eclipsed by more popular soups, like tinola, sinigang and nilaga, Molo Soup or Pancit Molo is one of my favorites among local soups....

Eel Thrills (Celebrating Japan’s Unagi Festival at Izakaya Sensu)

IN Japan, an old tradition known as Unagi Festival is widely anticipated and celebrated for a day. Unagi or eel is believed to have...

Discovering the Thrills of Manhattan Row

Are you on the lookout for a new hangout destination? If so, then look no further. Manhattan Row, along Malvar Street (situated between the...

These Ice Cream Cones Won’t Drip

I  love making whimsical cakes. Nothing quite brings out the child in the baker when making these flights of sweet fancies. If you remember...

Zig-Ah-Zig: Hash it Out

Zig-ah-zig’s sign, which is emblazoned on a Union Jack, is hard to miss. Situated at the corner of Wales (fittingly) and South Yemen (less...

Yin and Yang Soup

Korean cuisine has a lot of soup dishes because it can get really cold, and these are refreshing and flavorful ways to keep warm....

Have an afternoon dessert at Restaurante Pia Y Damaso

USUALLY, when you are craving for a slice of cake to go with a cup of freshly brewed coffee to end a good meal...

Sweet naturally with raisins

It’s heartening to see that many people are returning to the kitchen to find their roots. This means taking time to enjoy simple pleasures,...

The Roadhouse Manila Bay – Great place to dine out, booze and...

And so, it was my first time to hang out at the SM MOA (Mall of Asia) by the bay. I thought I would...

Yes you can bake a cake in the microwave

By Chef edward david mateo | PHOTOgraphy by Chef Dino Datu You’ve probably seen it in a Pinterest page. Often called mug cakes, you basically...

Enjoy burger madness and unlimited food offering at Hotel Centro Palawan

The spotlight was on the Philippines once again as Manila hosted the sixth United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) International Conference on Tourism Statistics,...

The Best Asian Glaze and Marinade

By Chef Day Salonga | Photography by Chef Dino Datu This is a quick and simple sauce and marinade that you can use for a...

Cooking Competition Held at 4th Las Pinas Food Festival

A cooking competition participated in by all 18 barangays of Las Piñas City was held during the 4th Food Festival at Villar Sipag, Pulang...

Monday’s Crab Patties

By Chef Day Salonga | Photography by Chef Dino Datu I’m pretty sure these can give the Krusty Krab’s (Spongebob in the house!) version a...

Third-wave coffee and cakes: Perfect combination

By Dolly Dy-Zulueta / Photography by raphael r. zulueta IN the beginning, there was first-wave coffee—which referred to coffee that was both affordable and easy to...