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Adventures Of A Foodie

Diamond Hotel appoints new Exe

by ALEXANDRA ROCHA on November 14, 2013
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DIAMOND Hotel’s general manager Vanessa Ledesma Suatengco proudly announces the appointment of their new executive pastry chef, Paul Gardin, a talented French pâtissier who aims to raise the level of the hotel’s already remarkable line-up of sweets. 

Knorr fortifies commitment to

by ALEXANDRA ROCHA on November 07, 2013
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IN 2007, a partnership between Unilever and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) was forged to help end the plight of world hunger.

Xandra dreams of sushi

October 24, 2013
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THE temperature is about fifteen degrees Celsius. I am grateful because the weather forecast said to expect light rain showers all week, but we are lucky that today the sun is shining.

Halloween Recipes

by ALEXANDRA ROCHA on October 17, 2013
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IS it just me, or has the second half of 2013 been flying by? Christmas decorations have already begun to appear in shopping centers and Christmas carols have started to play on the radio.


by ALEXANDRA ROCHA on October 10, 2013
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THE other week, I was invited to try out the new fourteen-course degustation menu at VASK Gallery by Chef Chele Gonzales. Chef Chele worked at some of the best restaurants in the world such as, El Celler de Can Roca, Mugaritz, and Arzak, in Spain.

Kitchen Safety at the EC Gas B

by ALEXANDRA ROCHA on September 26, 2013
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LAST September 5, I was invited to attend the EC Gas Brand Launch for the unveiling of their latest product, the Eastern Composite (EC) Gas LPG cylinder. The launch took place at Manila Polo club, where I was seated at a table with celebrity chefs including Bruce Lim, Rosebud Benitez, Jackie Ang Po, Sau del Rosario, and Tristan Encarnacion, as well as restaurateur Mike Concepcion, actress/baker/ businesswoman Bettina Carlos, and even Bureau of Fire Protection Chief Superintendent Carlito S. Romero. 

Dirty Ice Cream

by ALEXANDRA ROCHA on September 12, 2013
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by Malaya Admin on September 09, 2013
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DMCi Homes voluntee paint seve

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by Malaya Admin on July 30, 2013
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Officials and  employees  of DMci Homes  have  painted  several houses at Bistekville i, a social housing  project  of  Quezon city and  Habitat  for  Humanity  Philippines  (HfHP), as  part  of  t


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Column of the Day

Tearing down the house (Second of a series)

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By Jego Ragragio | July 18,2018
‘The draft Federal Constitution is a clear example of tearing a house down in order to install a new door—where the new door goes into an existing door jamb. There’s barely anything new here, and the few things that are new, don’t actually need a constitutional amendment.’

Opinion of the Day

Heed this constitutional expert’s warning

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By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | July 18, 2018
‘The critique of Gene Lacza Pilapil, assistant professor of Political Science at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, one of the resource persons, should warn us about the draft Federal Constitution produced by the Duterte-created Consultative Committee.’