Chef Gene Gonzales at The Maya Kitchen

Chef Gene Gonzales at The Maya Kitchen
Chef Gene Gonzalez, one of the well knowned local chef will be demonstrating at The Maya Kitchen this February 6, Saturdat from 9am to 1pm. A chef-owner of Cafe Ysabel in San Juan at the age of 23, a chef instructor to professional and recreational courses as well. Co-founder of Alta Cocina Filipina, a movement for contemporary Filipino cuisine. A writer, editor as well to a weekly food page of Manila’s major newspapers and authored cookbooks like Little Pinoy Cookbook Series.The Little Adobo Book,The Little Dessert Book, The Little Ensalada Book, The Little Gulay Book, The Little Inihaw Book,...
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Iloilo’s Dinagyang Festival 2016 Schedule

Iloilo’s Dinagyang Festival 2016 Schedule
Iloilo’s Dinagyang festival is one of the most awaited events here in the Philippines. The last time I was there to attend Dinagyang was January 2011 and I can’t wait to go back there again to watch and experience the festival. Dinagyang festival is celebrated every 4th Sunday of January in Iloilo City. I had to make an early bookings for my flight from Manila to Iloilo City and back and my hotel accommodations for more cheaper expenses, because when you book you flights and hotel accommodations days before the festival, chances are you’ll get  expensive flights and ran out of cheap...
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Ilustrado’s New Year Food Idea for Media Noche & Family Reunion

Ilustrado’s New Year Food Idea for Media Noche & Family Reunion
Here in the Philippines, one of the most celebrated date aside from Christmas is New year and yes… majority of us celebrate Family Reunions during this day, too. Often, hard working people does not have time to cook food for Media Noche and family reunion gatherings. What busy Pinoys normally do, just to cut expense, they tend to pick a family member who has a bigger home space to celebrate New Year and Family Reunion. And then, New Year’s Family reunion becomes potluck style. Food during potluck must be well coordinated and well planned. Many of us would just make a pre-order in one food...
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No Time To Cook Noche Buena? Then Consider These Christmas Offerings

No Time To Cook Noche Buena? Then Consider These Christmas Offerings
In today’s times, both parents have jobs or run a business to earn and meet their family’s needs. This causes a disadvantage of having less quality time with your loved ones, especially during the holidays. Personally, I see it as not having “Time” and “Space” at home. Time? Yes, there are solutions especially during holidays. For example, people nowadays tend to do online gift shopping instead of going to the malls, at least naka-save sila ng time, effort, and energy. All they have to do is click and click, pay, and wait at their doorstep for the delivery. But how...
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This December at The Maya Kitchen – Noche Buena by: Chef Sau

This December at The Maya Kitchen – Noche Buena  by: Chef Sau
December is fast approaching meaning Christmas is just around the corner. Have you planned already on what food to prepare for Christmas eve? Maya Kitchen got Chef Sau to help you out on what to prepare on your Noche Bueana or Christmas food table. On December 5, Saturday, 9am to 1pm at the Maya Kitchen. Here’s a short details of the chef: Chef Sau Del Rosario is one of the well known chefs of Manila. Known to his culinary talent to his Kapampangan roots. He studied at the University of the  Philippines for a bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration and obtained culinary...
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Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe
I’m very thankful to a friend who gave me her Buffalo Wings recipe ala TGIFridays! I thought following a Buffalo Wings recipe is hard, and I have been searching online for a good recipe, but I was always doubtful and afraid that the one I will follow will fail to meet my expectations. Luckily, a friend posted her home-cooked Buffalo Wings as her dinner in her timeline on Facebook. I really craved when I saw her post, normally I really don’t ask but this time, I wanna take a shot and give it a try. So I asked her the recipe at the comment and she privately messaged me the Buffalo Wings...
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