Author Archives: Dolly Dy-Zulueta

Why Is Friday ‘Ginisang Munggo’ Day?

AS far back as I could remember, Friday has always been Ginisang Munggo day. At home, our Manang would always cook Ginisang Munggo on Fridays, and she always paired it with fried fish—which is the same thing other Filipinos do … Continue reading

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Marinduque’s Bibingkang Boac

DIFFERENT regions and provinces in the country have their own versions of kakanins (native delicacies), particularly the bibingka. Over in the Southern Tagalog island province of Marinduque, there is a rice cake called Bibingkang Boac, also known as Bibingkang Lalaki … Continue reading

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Bellefleur’s To-die-for
Strawberry Tres Leches Cake

BELLEFLEUR by Beatrix’s frozen cakes are something else. The product of careful planning and countless kitchen testing until the recipe has been perfected, they look awesome and taste as good as they look. And Bea Atienza, the brains behind Bellefleur … Continue reading

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Enjoy Premium Sea Mantis
at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

SEA mantis. These are marine crustaceans that are an exquisite treat for the palate. They are called sea mantis shrimps and can be eaten the way shrimps are eaten. They are more often mistaken for lobsters because they taste like … Continue reading

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Savor the Romance
at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas

SAVOR the love and romance that exists between you and your significant other this Valentine’s Day with a romantic staycation and an exquisite dinner at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas. Available until February 29, 2020, is the classic Forever Room Package, which … Continue reading

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