When it comes to creating new dishes for my restaurant , there is no better place than to start in the farmers market for inspiration for my next tasty creation. You never know what you will find! Today I traveled over to Cubao Farmers Market in Araneta Center, Quezon City, to see what they had … Continue reading From Market to Table
Today I got the rare chance to explore a part of Manila that I haven't had a chance to see yet, together with my local chef. He told me about this special restaurant on Dian Street; Makati, called Aling Sosing’s Carinderia, which I’m told, is a very famous food stall in Manila. Walking closer to … Continue reading Trying Carinderia: street food in Manila
Good Morning! I do not know why, but I woke up this morning with a crazy desire of truffles! Perhaps it's because of the truffle xiao long bao (Shanghainese ravioli) I ate yesterday at Ding Tai Fung. Or maybe it's because Italy celebrates the truffle season around this time of the year, and I'm always … Continue reading Truffle Omelette
Who knows Japan understands what i'm talking about: Unagyu, Unagi - Eel domburi (grilled eel on rice). Today I do not want to talk about the usual restaurant where they serve Unagi, but instead, I'd like to introduce a piece of Japanese history: "Nodaiwa" One of 7 Michelin-starred Unagi restaurants in Tokyo. This Unagi restaurant … Continue reading The Best Unagi in Tokyo!!
It does not happen every day that one gets to see the most famous fish market in the world close, and then to see it reopen in a new location just a few days after. Good morning guys: Today let me introduce Tokyo's new fish market in Toyosu. It is clear that this new location … Continue reading Tokyo: The New Fish Market Opening!!
Why marinara pizza?? This is the questions from many pizzaiuolo give to me when i ask to prepare this pizza... is very easy... This is not just one of the first pizzas that has been invented but it is also one of the most difficult to prepare according to my opinion,saying that maybe it is … Continue reading Why Pizza Marinara??
How I got there?? (The Farmers Market in Cubao Manila)Almost everyone told me not to go to local markets in Manila because probably I could not find what I was looking for...perhaps a little bit true, but it is so in all countries we can not find all the ingredients we are looking for so easily. … Continue reading Manila Essence discovered in Cubao Farmers Market.