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Contributing to Wesley Mission’s Food for Families Cookbook
March 2, 2014 – 9:48 am | 12 Comments
Contributing to Wesley Mission’s Food for Families Cookbook

One thing that I miss doing is volunteer work. There’s nothing more truly fulfilling. For nearly a decade, I was part of a few special projects within the community; one of them being setting up …

Filipino Food: A Sleeping Giant Has Awoken + story published on Broadsheet
November 12, 2013 – 6:23 pm | 39 Comments
Filipino Food: A Sleeping Giant Has Awoken + story published on Broadsheet

Note: this is an extended piece on the story I wrote about Filipino food for Broadsheet that again had me thinking, why is it so underrepresented in the foodie …

What the Heck is Filipino Food turns 1! Herald Sun, ABC702, SBS Food, Gourmand Award Ceremony + MORE
April 7, 2013 – 10:44 am | 49 Comments
What the Heck is Filipino Food turns 1! Herald Sun, ABC702, SBS Food, Gourmand Award Ceremony + MORE

I haven’t done a cookbook update for some time now and you’re probably asking what Craig David’s been asking “Can you fill me in?”  Why certainly! My apologies, I haven’t intentionally kept you outta the …

Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best Asian Cuisine Book + A $100 Travel GIVEAWAY
December 17, 2012 – 11:36 pm | 78 Comments
Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best Asian Cuisine Book + A $100 Travel GIVEAWAY

Just like that unforgettable dessert, 2012 certainly saved the best for last. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d ever be typing these very words but here it goes… I just won Best …

Cookbook Newsflash: Landing in Amazon.com Best Sellers, New Stockists + WIN 1 of 4 copies!
July 21, 2012 – 12:00 pm | 106 Comments
Cookbook Newsflash: Landing in Amazon.com Best Sellers, New Stockists + WIN 1 of 4 copies!

Can I get a witness?! What has happened over the last two months since the release of What The Heck is Filipino Food has been, honestly, the total opposite of how I thought things would …

Leading a Food Blogger Q&A Panel + The Evolution of Filipino Cuisine in Australia
May 30, 2012 – 8:09 am | 35 Comments
Leading a Food Blogger Q&A Panel + The Evolution of Filipino Cuisine in Australia

I was approached by Fiesta Malaysia about potentially joining a panel of food bloggers on stage to represent my country’s cuisine. After few emails later I finally agreed, I was then later asked to …

Cookbook Update: Landing in the Bestsellers, 92.3 BBC Radio Interview and more
May 20, 2012 – 10:12 pm | 46 Comments
Cookbook Update: Landing in the Bestsellers, 92.3 BBC Radio Interview and more

Firstly, I’d like to thank you all for your unbelievable support. Thank you to those who retweeted, LIKED, shared, commented, emailed and yes, hugged me since I released my cookbook. And an even …

MY COOKBOOK IS OUT! What The Heck Is Filipino Food? A Beginner’s Guide to Filipino Cooking
April 15, 2012 – 10:35 am | 137 Comments
MY COOKBOOK IS OUT! What The Heck Is Filipino Food? A Beginner’s Guide to Filipino Cooking

The day has come where I can finally hit the publish button on this long awaited post and announce: My Cookbook is OUT! Deep breath…and exhale…
Keeping this project a secret for two years was super …