Showing posts with label Chef. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Chef. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Meet Chef Danny

10:04:00 PM

 Who’s Chef Danny? Well he’s someone that Kwento Ni Toto met a year ago and introduced some of the delicacy of the north. As what we’ve perceived about him, he’s a Chef who introduces and advocates local dishes. He fuses different ingredients and flavors to create a more enjoying meal for everyone. To know more about here’s some information about him. Meet Chef Danny!

My name is Danny de la Cuesta. I am a cross channel designer; I design services across several conduits of fine art- each supporting one another to achieve a change in anything my design come into contact with. I work to cause a complete change in the way I encounter a plan in the greater good a goal.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Chef Marvin Agustin and Knorr Continues the Bond

4:48:00 PM

If Chef Marvin Agustin is a dish I would say his mother really knows the ingredients very well. A right amount of time, a chunkful of love, a sprinkle of teachings and a pack of Knorr for an exquisite bonding moment. Stir with understanding, perseverance, and talent plus a glassful amount of happiness will make a Chef Marvin Agustin.

Friday, December 2, 2011

BonPen Festival Experience: Kulinarya

9:00:00 PM

One of the highlights of the BonPen Festival was their culinary activity which was dubbed as Kulinarya BonPen, featuring the meat of the Guinea Fowl (Bengala) and the Goat's meat.  The aim of this culinary event is to showcase other alternative meats for cooking and they have chosen the Bengala and Goat meat which are now commonly raised in the district of the Bondoc Peninsula.  The local government wanted the Bondoc Peninsula to be known also for these meat products and different dishes out of it.

Different culinary schools and agencies participated in this competition.  Of course, they have divided the competition into two categories, one is for the amateurs and the other one is for the professionals.  For both the amateur and the professional they have three members in each team and they have a specific span of time to finish their chosen dishes.  Of course, prizes await for the winners and the prestige to be known as the first champion of the Kulinarya BonPen.  I'm not really sure if the BonPen Festival organizers will sure the winning recipe as the official dish of the BonPen Festival.

Of course, an event would not be complete without a celebrity chef and for this event, they have invited Chef Tristan who we commonly see in commercials endorsing food products.  His quite more appealing in person.  Chef Tristan made a simple cooking demonstration of the goat meat which made most of the ladies go loco.    

Since we, bloggers, are invited they choose five among us to be their judges for the Kulinarya BonPen.  Unfortunately I was not chosen but fortunately because some of the remaining bloggers get a chance to roam around first and get a chance to know some part of the history of the place but of course, we did enjoy first the cooking event.  I did get some great shots of foods as well.  Seeing those dishes makes me crave to taste more of it.  This makes my tummy really full.  They are all mouthwatering! Most of us got our picks and bet of who will win and luckily my bet wins and bagged the first prize.  The dish got a distinct taste and an exquisite plating.  I'm not much of a cook but I can say what my tongue can taste and my eyes can see.  It's like a dish made in some of the great cooking shows.

The winning dish
It's a great experience and hopefully next year I would be invited again and perhaps by that time I get a chance to judge them.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

My 2nd SM Master Chef Event

11:51:00 AM

Gladly I was invited again to witness another food magic of the SM Master Chefs.  It was in the same place in SM Clark, same event, same time, but this time it’s a different chef.  Yes, it is a different chef and different brand that will showcase their cuisine and menu.

For this leg of event the brand that was presented was the San Miguel Food products and the Chef that demonstrated the dish was none other than Chef Jonathan Chua who’s a graduate of Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management in De La Salle College of St. Benilde.  He also has an Associate Degree for Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry in California Culinary Academy, USA.  So basically Chef Chua is a top-notch chef.  At present he is the Product Applications Specialist in San Miguel Purefoods Culinary Center.

Chef Chua has prepared four dishes for us, the Chicken and Mushroom Baked Rice, Star Ranchero Rice, Cheesy Hotdog and Fries Sandwich Overload, and Peaches and Cream Caramel Trifle.  All of these were easily made and prepared, some of which doesn’t require much cooking but all of them are quite interesting to eat and it I could say that it is intended for the kids.  Kids will surely enjoy these menus. 

Photo courtesy of Lesley Pangilinan
Foods are really great and on these menus, Chef Chua showed that leftover’s are still edible we just need a little bit of magic and innovations.

Friday, September 9, 2011

SM Master Chef's Cooking Demo with Chef Sia

2:32:00 PM

I’m so delighted that I was able to attend one of the cooking demo of the SM Hypermarket Master Chef Marathon at SM Clark, Pampanga. Good thing that it’s just near. Aside from us bloggers who were invited to cover the event, HRM students from different colleges in Angeles City were also invited to watch and learn in the said event. Everyone was very eager to know and taste the recipe that is going to be cooked by one of the Chef.

The guest chef during that time was Chief John Paulo Sia, one of the known chefs in the metro. Chef Sia has worked for C2 Classic Cuisine, the Linden Suites and he has also set up his own catering business and is now the corporate sous chef for Unilever Foodsolutions. He has also been into a cooking show in one of the local TV Network.

When Chef Sia started his demo, most of us were so eager to see and know what he will be cooking for that day. He even asked anyone who would like to be part of the cooking demo as his assistant, more likely of a sous chef for a certain dish. One fortunate and brave guy took the apron and stand beside Chef Sia.

Chef Sia created two menu for the day but he has noticed that there so many students and spectators he decided to add one more to the list. The cuisines are Menudo Tapa's Version, Beef Adobo, and Beef and Mushroom in Oyster Sauce (I forgot what Chef Sia named this one). All of the ingredients came from SM Hypermarket so it would be much easier to look for the ingredients and of course to cook it as well. One of the main ingredients is the products of Knorr.

Some of the students were able to taste Chef Sia’s cuisines and as I see it they were all nodding their heads, perhaps they were agreeing with the great taste of the menu. Of course they are not the only ones who tasted the food but me and the rest of bloggers as well. The good part is that the three dishes were laid to us. Great! My favorite was the Beef and Mushroom in Oyster Sauce. The taste is very much enticing.

It was really great tasting those foods, wish to get a taste of the other chefs as well.

By the way this cooking event is part of the 10th Anniversary of SM Hypermarket.

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