When people ask me what I do for a living, rarely is it understood what I do as a wine sommelier/enogastronomist.
I love Filipino food. But other than adobo and rice - I don’t cook it. There’s too much chopping and cutting, a lot of frying and the smell of garlic (although I love the taste!)! So when I hear that another Filipino restaurant, newly opened, has again caught the attention of Toronto food reviewers, I am excited at the thought that there’s another table where I can enjoy my native dishes.
Whether you are a nostalgic Filipino who misses the flavour of traditional Filipino dishes or someone who is about to try Filipino cuisine for the first time in a restaurant, this top 10 list of must-try dishes defines the unparalleled flavour profile of Philippine cuisine.
Vancouverites are very happy to read the lead story of a Sunday New York Times Travel Section, titled “Vancouver’s Many Flavors Find a Home on the Menu.”
How do Filipinos celebrate Christmas? Let’s just say that in the Philippines, the countdown to Christmas begins in September, yes, September. They call it the start of the “ber” months, and the stores start to stock up on and display Christmas gifts and decorations for sale.