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How to make the Filipino dessert halo-halo like a world-class pastry chef

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How to make the Filipino dessert halo-halo like a world-class pastry chef


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Drilon wary of raising fuel taxes, tax on sugary drinks

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Drilon wary of raising fuel taxes, tax on sugary drinks


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France to speed up visa delivery to boost tourism

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AirAsia’s Fernandes wants travel tax on outbound Filipino tourists removed as he announces opening of Davao-KL route

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AirAsia’s Fernandes wants travel tax on outbound Filipino tourists removed as he announces opening of Davao-KL route


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MM is top destination for domestic tourists

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  • Chef Jessie, Sofitel prep Filipino-Asian feast for Asean gala dinner
    Chef Jessie, Sofitel prep Filipino-Asian feast for Asean gala dinner

    , inquirer.net

    Chef Jessie Sincioco would prepare a four-course Filipino-Asian meal for the 1,300 guests of the special gala dinner for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) that would be held at the SMX Convention Center in the Mall of Arena Complex on November 12. Sincioco, who also prepared meals for Pope Francis during his visit to the Philippines in 2015, was selected to make the plated dinner for the guests, which includes world leaders, heads of state, diplomats, government officials and other dignitaries here and abroad
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    Tags: Food and Drinks |  Dining |  Dinners |  Cooking |  Chefs | 
    Places: Asia |  Maritime |  Philippines | 

Viagem

  • Four-city Filipino culinary tour draws raves in sold-out events 
    Four-city Filipino culinary tour draws raves in sold-out events 

    , inquirer.net

    NEW YORK – The North American Philippine Culinary Tour dubbed “Hidden Flavors of the Filipino Kitchen” from September to October hit four cities to showcase the use of indigenous and often rare ingredients from the Philippines. The tour was launched in New York mid-September with the husband and wife team of Chef Romy Dorotan and food scholar Amy Besa, who have been in the restaurant business for 22 years
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    Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Maritime |  Philippines |  New York | 

Food & Drinks

  • Cake Boss sans the icing
    Cake Boss sans the icing

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    He’s a cake chef extraordinaire but how is he as a dad or what’s a typical day in his life like when he’s not baking cakes and breads or taping new episodes for his show? Does he also cook? Does he watch his sugar intake? Here’s our conversation with him: What’s a normal day like in Buddy Valastro’s life when he’s not working or baking cakes? If I’m not working or baking cakes my favorite thing to do is just be home…Hopefully, it’s football season so I’ll watch a little bit of football on TV… have a glass of wine, spend time with the family and just enjoy… maybe go outside and play football with my son, go catch a fish in the lake
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    Tags: Food and Drinks |  Breads |  Quick breads |  Cakes | 
    Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Maritime |  Philippines | 

Tourism

  • France to speed up visa delivery to boost tourism
    France to speed up visa delivery to boost tourism

    , bworldonline.com

    After a drop in 2016 following a wave of attacks that hit Paris and Nice, tourist numbers are rebounding this year. France is eyeing a record of as many as 89 million foreign tourists, up from 83 million last year, and 100 million visitors in 2020. Citizens of Russia, India, Thailand, the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Indonesia will, from Nov
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    Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Maritime |  Philippines |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 

Cookery

  • How to make the Filipino dessert halo-halo like a world-class pastry chef
    How to make the Filipino dessert halo-halo like a world-class pastry chef

    , latimes.com

    In the hands of a gifted chef, a dish can operate rather like an object lesson, the pattern of sauce and arrangement of ingredients demonstrating her relationship to a cuisine, a memory, a culture. Consider Margarita Manzke’s halo-halo, a dish she grew up eating as a kid in the Philippines, learned long ago to make herself and now has translated to both of her Los Angeles restaurants — a little Filipino food stall and an ambitious French bistro
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Air Travel

  • Singapore Airlines’ new travel promo offers low fares, more perks
    Singapore Airlines’ new travel promo offers low fares, more perks

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    Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir hold “The Great Singapore Airlines Getaway” together with Mastercard starting tomorrow. The travel promo exclusive to Mastercard cardholders and KrisFlyer members runs from Sept. 7 to 24 with travel period from Oct. 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Indulge in Singapore’s exhilarating attractions, sights, sounds and gastronomic delights from USD160. Explore the wonders that Southeast Asia has to offer from USD215 or soak up the sun at a beach getaway in Maldives, from USD640
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    Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Singapore |  Philippines | 

Tourists

  • France to speed up visa delivery to boost tourism
    France to speed up visa delivery to boost tourism

    , bworldonline.com

    After a drop in 2016 following a wave of attacks that hit Paris and Nice, tourist numbers are rebounding this year. France is eyeing a record of as many as 89 million foreign tourists, up from 83 million last year, and 100 million visitors in 2020. Citizens of Russia, India, Thailand, the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Indonesia will, from Nov
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    Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Maritime |  Philippines |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 

Destinations

  • MM is top destination for domestic tourists
    MM is top destination for domestic tourists

    , philstar.com

    MANILA, Philippines - At least three out of five or 59 percent of Filipinos aged 15 and above travelled independently within the country from April 1 to Sept. 30 last year, and the Metro Manila turned out to be the most visited place for pleasure and vacation. According to the results of the 2016 Household Survey on Domestic Visitors (HSDV) released by the Department of Tourism (DOT) recently, 245,000 Filipinos also aged 15 and above travelled outside the country during the same period
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