Monthly Archive: November 2013

Jean Luc Pelé (Cannes, France) 2 0

Jean Luc Pelé (Cannes, France)

When we were in France last summer we ate a lot of Macarons in search for the best one. It was a big experiment so it was like a love and hate relationship roller coaster with different patisseries. Of all different establishments we tried I guess the good ones are...

Blanquette de Veau 1 10

Blanquette de Veau

Blanquette de veau is a simple and delicately flavoured French veal stew. The word “blanquette” came from the French word “blanc” which means white, as this dish is a made out of a white sauce ragout, to add to the delicate flavour and light colour the meat and butter is...

FOODPORT, a food experience that will take your tastebuds around the globe 0

FOODPORT, a food experience that will take your tastebuds around the globe

Take your tastebuds on a journey and don’t miss the chance to take a bite across the world! This November 30-December 1 the UP Industrial Engineering Club  proudly brings to you FOODPORT, a food experience that will take your tastebuds around the globe. Don’t forget to bring your adventurous appetites...

Chalet Suisse (Mendrisio, Switzerland) 2 9

Chalet Suisse (Mendrisio, Switzerland)

Visiting Switzerland and not eating Rosti is like visiting Italy and not eating pizza, this is their most famous dish after chocolates. While it’s not as crave worthy like pizza, pasta or other dishes it is a nice dish especially if it’s done the right way. I remember I tried...

Chicken Karaage 1 17

Chicken Karaage

Karaage is a type of cooking technique used in the Japanese cuisine where different food items that are coated in potato flour are deep fried in oil. Commonly chicken marinated in soy sauce, garlic and ginger is used. Looking closely at the description, it looks like an Asian version of...

Guisadong Pechay (Sauteed Bok Choy) 1 12

Guisadong Pechay (Sauteed Bok Choy)

Before anything else I guess by know you know what had happened to the Philippines last weekend so for those who wants to donate money to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan here are some organizations that are currently deploying urgent relief efforts. Note each of the links will point you to their donation forms,...

Must Try Food in Italy 9 8

Ciro & Ciro (Rome, Italy)

I spent my birthday this year in this restaurant and I am glad I did. This establishment was suggested to us by the hotel receptionist on where we stayed when we had our holiday in Rome, it is located in a not so busy area in Rome away from all...

Lechon Kawali 1 16

Lechon Kawali

Lechon for those who does not know is a roasted pork dish found in former Spanish colonial countries like Philippines and other Latin American Counties. The term lechon came from the word “leche” which means milk, now how is milk related to lechon? Traditionally they roast suckling pigs which are...

Brasserie du Musee (Versailles, France) 4 9

Brasserie du Musee (Versailles, France)

After queuing really long and exploring the Versailles royal château and gardens a good food is a must thanks to a conveniently located restaurant just outside the palace we did not have a hard time looking for one. Brasserie du Musee is just around the corner roughly 100 meters from...

Tocino 3 16

Tocino

Tocino is a very popular cured meat in the Philippines as well as other Spanish colonized countries such as Cuba and Puerto Rico. Tocino came from the same Spanish word which means “bacon”. To prepare this meat traditionally tender cut of meats is sliced into thin strips then cured in...