By the time I was wrapping up the New York leg of my most recent US trip, I was a bit homesick. I had been in the States for over a month. While I enjoyed exploring the Big Apple, I Continue reading The Lorna Tolentino, Fried Chicken with Ube Waffle: Pinoy Food Showcased at New York’s Maharlika
The truth is, while I have always seen myself as an authority in food and cooking, I only see myself as an authority in my kitchen. Notice how I’ve italicized the “my” so that there is no misinterpretation, haha. But life Continue reading UP ECOSOC’s Foodgasm Tonight!
Even if I have long left the mainstream media, people would still ask me what’s it like to work on TV, and how the industry really is. And add to this two of the more perennial questions. “Ralph, when you’re Continue reading Lasang Pinoy: A Celebration of Filipino Food
Yes, you read it right! The long wait is over. Pancake and breakfast lovers do not have to fly all the way to the States to enjoy a delicious brekkie. We now have IHOP in the Philippines! The restaurant chain Continue reading IHOP Manila is Now Open!
A confession: I am a brownies snob. I know I am far from being the best baker in the world, but still, I am proud about being able to make a good batch of mean, delicious, and sometimes sinful brownies. Continue reading Ghirardelli’s Brownies…for Dummies (?)
I realize very well that aside from using quality ingredients and applying the right techniques at the kitchen, using the right kitchen tools is just as important. After all, they do affect the way dishes come out. As a practical Continue reading How to Choose Pots and Pans: My Thoughts + A Review