In the Philippines and especially among city dwellers, the word kanto evokes colourful imagery.
A cannoli is a traditional Italian dessert consisting of a sweet and crunchy pastry tube filled with cream or sweetened ricotta cheese.
Love for food is the common denominator among the 91,000-plus members of “Ifoodala Foodie”,a private Facebook group created in Canada. Founded four years ago, the group continues to grow.
Sisig in cosmopolitan New York is as unheard of as halo-halo in Alaska. But elevate the Filipino dish and you’ll find it in good company with other hip eateries in eclectic East Village in New York City.
2016 was an exciting year for the Philippine culinary scene on the Canadian stage when two Canadian Filipinos ended up in the final three of that year’s MasterChef Canada. One of them, Matthew Astorga, charmed audiences and judges alike with not only his culinary skills but also with his disarming smile and signature fedora hat.