Irene C. Perez

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Healthy and easy tuna recipes for lent

Spanish-Style Tuna Arroz Caldo   Tuna is, a lot of times, a cheaper and more accessible ingredient for meatless meals. Canned ones are easy to store and makes for convenient cooking.  Chef JP Anglo of Sarsá Kitchen + Bar says canned...

A creamy twist to your chicken adobo and curry, beef with mushroom, and ‘calderata’

Creamy chicken adobo. Do you miss being asked “chicken or beef?” during flights? Traveling is on hold but we can still have easy, creamy meat dishes while staying at home.  Every household claims to make “the...

Regional Filipino food and home products as tokens

Wildwood Wild Tropical Honey The creativity of the Filipino shines amid the pandemic. Special products that used to be available only in the regions are now sold in major cities. Take your pick from this list of food, homeware and paper items for...

Functional and collectible art pieces by Filipino artists—for keepsakes and pasalubong

VMeme Contemporary Art Gallery If you enjoy going around the Philippines to check out museums and local craft, take time to explore the many ongoing exhibits. There are items that you can keep or give away as unique pasalubong.  Ortigas...

These promos satisfy your cravings (while allowing you to save on delivery fees)

Serenitea drinks. Sometimes, cravings can be really weird—milk tea and sashimi, pizza and soup, chocolate cake and beer. For such weird combinations, or when a group wants different things, GrabFood has set up a multibrand kitchen to keep everyone happy. 

Four fried rice recipes because, well, rice is life

Golden Fried Rice with Prawns For Filipinos, rice is a staple not just for meals, but also for delicacies such as rice cakes.  Our favorite ulam won’t be as good without a cup, or two, of soft, steaming fragrant rice. Have excess...

Meat-free recipes for new year baking

Broccoli-Crust Pizza. Special labor-intensive dishes such as kare-kare, crispy pata, lumpia and leche flan are nice on occassions. But all the cooking, wrapping, and dishwashing over the holidays can be tiring. Serve something new and bake it off!  An oven that can double as a grill...

Safe staycations and festive food and drinks

Richmonde Hotel baked goods Staycations are now even more popular while tourism is picking up with precautions. Taking a break in a nice and safe hotel or just dining out can give us the necessary respite from the tasks at home. Otherwise, having...

No-paellera chicken rice and meatless pasta recipes for Christmas Eve

Spanish-style rice with chicken If paella sounds too complicated to cook, how about making Spanish-style chicken rice that does not require a paellera? Don’t let the list of ingredients intimidate you—if you can sauté aromatics and cook rice, you can make this. You...

Transforming everyday crackers into sweet-salty merienda

Tiger Crackers recently introduced two new recipes: the Beef Nacho Crackers (made by celebrity endorser Kim Chiu and chef Gerick Manalo), and Mango Hazelnut Dessert Pizza (by Robi Domingo and chef Bettinna Carlos). On a recent Zoom demo, Chiu...