Lolo Dad’s Chef Ariel Manuel at The Maya Kitchen

Lolo Dad’s Chef Ariel Manuel at The Maya Kitchen
Are you familiar with Lolo Dad’s Cafe? I’ve read lots of articles about this good cafe and all they say is It’s one of the best restaurants in Manila. I’m so curious about this restaurant, I’m just making the best time to visit and try some of heir specialties. I’m glad that the Maya Kitchen will be hosting Chef Ariel Manuel, the owner of Lolo Dad’s Cafe, cooking demo on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Maya Kitchen in Makati. He’ll be preparing and doing demos of some of his best recipes like Salmon Sardine with Fresh Garlic Croutons, Romaine Caesar...
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Salad as Part of the Diet

Salad as Part of the Diet
During my last checkup, my doctor told me that I need to lose weight if I wanted to avoid serious health problems. That’s the reason why I enrolled myself again in a gym and decided to hire personal trainer to help me achieve my weight goals. My trainer said I should avoid carbs during dinner and instead, replace it with any veggie salad so I could lose weight faster. Having grilled meat, especially fish, or seared shrimps along with it is okay – but not fried. I was wondering before why salads are usually so expensive versus typical meat dishes. Here’s what I found out: Vegetables...
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This May on Maya Kitchen Cooking Demo: Chef Patrice Freuslon of Society lounge

This May on Maya Kitchen Cooking Demo: Chef Patrice Freuslon of Society lounge
It’s been a long time that I haven’t write about Maya Kitchen’s cooking demo events. I know I’ve miss a lot of their educational cooking demos. But anyway, after my busy months, I revisited their home and facebook page just to update my self. This May 17 at 9AM till 1 in the afternoon on Maya Kitchen monthly cooking demo, A French chef will be teaching us on the spot. Chef Patrice Freuslon of Society Lounge or S lounge will be demonstrating his Asian inspired creations on French technique. Knowing more about the French born Chef, He studied Culinary Pastry in The Gaston Lenotre...
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Visita Iglesia – Churches of Pampanga

Visita Iglesia – Churches of Pampanga
If you are planning for a visita Iglesia in Pampanga, maybe this is an ideal route of some famous old churches to be visited. One thing we’ve noticed on Pampanga’s famous old churches is, majority of them does not have the NHI (National Historical Institute) marker or metal thing displayed at the front or entrance of the church Preparation: Make sure you got an ice chest filled with bottled water and sodas along when you travel. Oh yes! bring chips too! because travelling Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX) is kinda borring thou there are lots of gasoline stations for stop overs, but when you...
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Chef Jose Luis Gonzalez OF VASK Demonstrates at The Maya Kitchen

Chef Jose Luis Gonzalez OF VASK Demonstrates at The Maya Kitchen
This March 15 2014, Saturday, The Maya Kitchen and Chef Jose Luis Gonzalez of Vask Restaurant will be showing us some of the well known recipes of the northern Spain specifically the Basque Country. Chef Gonzalez, the executive chef of Vask, Modern Tapas & Gastronomic Cuisine in Bonifacio Global City is a native of Santander, Northern Spain. Been practicing his culinary expertise at a very young age. Chef Chele, as he is fondly called, finished his degree at Artxanda, Bilbao. His culinary acumen and attention to detail earned him a referral at the restaurant of Juan Mari Arzak, acknowledged as the...
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Market Basket at Festival Mall Alabang

Market Basket at Festival Mall Alabang
We were recently invited by friends to try out the newly opened Market Basket located at the new wing of Festival Mall, the River Park. I’ve never been there before but I already see this area with lots of construction activities whenever I pass around Corporate Avenue in Filinvest, Alabang. Anyway, the name of the restaurant is “Market Basket”, which is a Dampa-style restaurant. It’s different from the original Dampa because it’s cleaner and more sophisticated. Dampa, if you’re not familiar, is a type of restaurant in the Philippines where you can market for, and...
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