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Clams Stew with Anchellini Pasta and Sausage
Jul08

Clams Stew with Anchellini Pasta and Sausage

Clams Stew with Anchellini Pasta and Sausage By Nicholo Jallores, from his blog Rest for The Wicked   There is something about shellfish that is simultaneously sophisticated and primal. They look elegant on the plate, and feel like a nuclear explosion of deliciousness in the mouth. Nothing tastes of the ocean as much as shellfish – not even fish. Heck, maybe not even the actual ocean. And shellfish packs so much flavor per square...

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Filipino Food – The Grand Chef Challenge
Jan21

Filipino Food – The Grand Chef Challenge

Filipino Food – The Grand Chef Challenge Photography By Chef Mico Galligues Illustrado challenged chefs from prestigious hotels and restaurants in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Manila to come up with delectable and innovative dishes that’s definitively Filipino.  The result is an amazing selection of three course meals that feature tradition, fusion and nouveau Filipino cuisine that’s sure to keep your palates wanting for more. Chef...

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The Original Barrio Fiesta Wows Foodies in the UAE
Nov04

The Original Barrio Fiesta Wows Foodies in the UAE

ETA Star Retail and the Ongpauco family, owners of the Original Barrio Fiesta chain of Restaurants in the Philippines, recently signed an agreement to open its first restaurant in the UAE. Present at the signing was Ishwar Chugani, Executive Director, ETA-Star Retail Group, and Happy Ongpauco, Director and Vice President for Operations, Barrio Fiesta Group of Restaurants.   Commenting on the new venture, Ishwar Chugani said, “We...

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Filipino Entrepreneur – Dowel Deligos, Adobo Authentic Filipino Cuisine
Oct20

Filipino Entrepreneur – Dowel Deligos, Adobo Authentic Filipino Cuisine

Filipino Entrepreneur Dowel Deligos, Adobo Authentic Filipino Cuisine – Muscat, Oman   Why did you establish your own business?  Can you tell us when and how you started? I started Adobo Restaurant in March 28, 2014. I worked at Muscat Duty Free when I came to Oman as a Marketing Executive and decided to establish my own business along with the help of my Omani business partners, Ibrahim and Salim. I wanted to serve...

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Mastering the Filipino Flavor: MasterChef Australia’s John Carasig
Sep28

Mastering the Filipino Flavor: MasterChef Australia’s John Carasig

MasterChef Australia’s John Carasig shares his experience on the beloved reality cooking show, and his vision of putting Filipino cuisine in the global culinary scene. By Rav De Castro   Filipinos love their food. We are always proud to say that our favorite dish is our mom’s adobo, or our lola’s sinigang. Filipinos also love showing off their food. Whenever a visitor from another country pays our home a visit, we make sure that...

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