Exploring Filipino Kitchens

Exploring Filipino Kitchens

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A Podcast On Filipino Food Culture, Traditions And History
19: Pulutan With Marvin Gapultos
Feb 28 • 41 min
This episode, we chat about Filipino drinking food - called “pulutan” in Tagalog - with cookbook author Marvin Gapultos and some friends from the Pluma Writing Collective. I also finally threw the kind of dinner party I wanted - it ain’t a real “inuman”…
18: For The Love Of Cooking With Jenn De La Vega
Jan 28 • 34 min
We talk about cooking, eating, writing, why we especially love these 3 things, seeing our story in others and why nothing beats a classic Filipino “silog” with fried rice and a runny egg.
17: Community Supported Agriculture with Charlene Tan
Nov 30, 2018 • 40 min
This episode we chat with Charlene Tan, who started the Good Food Community CSA (community supported agriculture) program with a small group of volunteers in 2010.
16: Making Ulam: The Movie With Alexandra Cuerdo
Oct 30, 2018 • 29 min
Alexandra Cuerdo is a California-raised, New York-based filmmaker. In this episode, we talk about Filipino restaurants, chefs and Filipino food culture in North America - and why community support is vital for the restaurants featured in her film.
15: Growing The Carabao Dairy Industry With Marie Cavosora
Jun 28, 2018 • 47 min
This episode, we’re talking with Marie Cavosora, who founded a company called CalaBoo and leads a team of dairy entrepreneurs in the Philippines.
14: Food Holidays In The Philippines With Clang Garcia
May 26, 2018 • 47 min
We’re talking with Clang Garcia about her travel company, Jeepney Tours, and what it was like to collect stories and recipes from around the country to feature in this incredible guide. This episode is about my two great loves!
13: A New Narrative For Agriculture With Cherrie Atilano
Apr 28, 2018 • 51 min
Cherrie is the founder of a social enterprise called AGREA, whose goals are to help eradicate poverty for farming and fishing families, alleviate the effects of climate change, and help establish food security in the Philippines. But how does a young…
12: American Influence On Filipino Food With Alex Orquiza
Mar 29, 2018 • 52 min
This episode, we talk to Rene Alexander Orquiza, a professor whose research and teaching interests focus on 20th century American and Philippine history.
11: The Regional Cuisine Of Cebu With Louella Alix
Feb 18, 2018 • 45 min
This episode, we’re going to the central Visayas region of the Philippines with Louella Alix, author of a book called “Hikay: The Culinary Heritage of Cebu”.
10: Adventures in Philippine Cookery With Bryan Koh
Jan 7, 2018 • 27 min
The illustrations, photos and artwork in Bryan’s books are beautiful. I’m driven by the narrative, structure, and immediacy of his stories - like I feel like I’m there - and constantly think, reading the recipes…that “really, that’s all it takes to make…
09: On Travel With Purpose To Manila, A Farm And Ancestral Lands
Nov 28, 2017 • 43 min
This episode, we’re going off the usual path - actually, quite a ways off from my studio in Toronto, back to where it all begins: the Philippines.
08: The Ancient Filipino Diet With Dr. Ame Garong
Sep 17, 2017 • 36 min
This month we’re talking with Dr. Ame Garong, researcher at the Archeology Division at the National Museum of the Philippines.
07: On Pinoy Heritage With Francis Ang
Jul 28, 2017 • 37 min
Pinoy Heritage is a culinary project Francis started with his wife, Dian, following a trip to the Philippines. For the full story of how that led to the most exciting pop-up dinner series I’ve ever heard of - one that’s grounded in Filipino food…
06: Cooking Filipino Food At Home With Betty Ann Quirino
Jun 28, 2017 • 54 min
We’re talking with Betty Ann Quirino - an author, recipe developer and prolific blogger at AsianInAmericaMag.com whose thoughts and experiences on cooking has personally helped me develop confidence in my own cooking abilities - to become part of what…
05: Building Communities Around Filipino Food With Joanne Boston
May 28, 2017 • 45 min
We talk about why building community is really about creating experiences that bring people together - and then keeping that momentum going forward, and sustaining it so that people gain a sense of ownership and pride in the places they live in.
04: Recording Filipino Food History with Felice Sta. Maria
Apr 26, 2017 • 39 min
Felice Sta. Maria is the Philippines’ foremost scholar on food history - an award-winning author and advisor to the country’s top cultural institutions, whom I can honestly say has ignited my desire to read as much as I can about food history.
03: Rediscover Philippine Ingredients with Amy Besa
Mar 26, 2017 • 25 min
I wanted to know where those beautiful ingredients that Amy posts on her Instagram feed come from. What do they taste like and what did it take to get them to the restaurant? How can we use food to better understand Filipinos in general?
02: How To Fall In Love With Filipino Food
Feb 26, 2017 • 23 min
This episode, I share how I fell in love with Filipino food in four stages - and what drives my desire to explore the country’s foodways.
01: Where Does Philippine Coffee Grow?
Jan 29, 2017 • 58 min
This episode, I visit a coffee farm along the foothills of a mountain range in Mindanao province, discover why we need to save the “barako” coffee bean, and chat with the founder of a coffee company with a social purpose.