Category Archive: Food
Seduction of a Shawarma
Filipinos love good food and when you are talking good food, it doesn’t mean if its local or foreign. Though shawarma sounds like very foreign, it has become local to the point that everywhere from mall food stalls to restaurants, shawarma is being served. But years before, no one heard of this delicious food.
Inuman at Pulutan, A Filipino Love Affair
Its not known when Filipinos started to drink or the development of alcoholic beverages and a rich drinking culture for that matter. One thing is certain, when people started to congregate and socialized at the same time shared food and drink with each other, celebrated important occasions and provided a rite of passage for young boys then its how it all began.
Pagkaing Pinoy: A Gastronomic Time Travel
Food has always played an important in our lives whether on special occasions like birthdays, weddings and baptisms or just a simple family dinner, it has always helped shape our Filipino identity. Through thick and thin, the way we cook, prepare and eat our favorite food helped define our psyche.
Adobo, A Short History of our National Dish
Adobo is definitely a Spanish cuisine that was refined by Filipinos and across decades and centuries, adobo has evolved from a simple food to a classic form of artwork. And today, foreigners have become converts to this Filipino dish.