MANILA, Philippines (PIA/DOST) — The “unli-rice” phenomenon is proof that rice is the most commonly consumed food item of Filipinos. Rice is the staple food among Filipinos which contributes about 35.7 percent of the average daily individual food intake, making it the major source of carbohydrates in the Filipino diet. The Food Consumption Survey (FCS) by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST) showed that the daily rice […]
Black burgers, already an internet sensation before it even went on sale, are now available to Japanese consumers.
After 20 years, Thailand once again secured the bigger contract of supplying rice to the Philippines. According to National Food Authority spokesman, Rex Estoperez, Thailand offered the lowest price for 300, 000 metric tons of rice, with $475 per metric ton. The first 200, 000 metric tons will arrive in October 15, with the second 200, 000 metric tons to follow on November 15, and the last 100, 000 metric tons to arrive in December […]
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) warns the public against eating shellfish due to red tide. [yoututbe id=4N0y2eTypyA]
(Reuters) — The world’s worst Ebola epidemic has put harvests at risk and sent food prices soaring in West Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Tuesday (September 2), warning the problem would intensify in the coming months. The FAO issued a special alert for Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the three countries most affected by the outbreak, which has killed at least 1,550 people since the virus was detected in the remote jungles of southeastern Guinea in March. […]
From around the world, various artworks making use of food products gain admirers.
A restaurant in Tokyo, Japan attracts enthusiasts because of its unique menu.
The European Culinary Season 2014 finally draws to a close through a cooking demonstration and an enchanting night of Greek cuisine.
An authentic Italian restaurant along EDSA was featured at the European Culinary Season which is guaranteed to satisfy the Filipino palate.
Filipinos are known for our love of food and one of the cuisine that caught our fancy is the Italian cuisine!
Foodies are in for a treat as Alliance Francaise du Manille gives as the Europeran Cuisine Season 2014 for affordable and very delicious European dishes.
By Rommel B. David It was 11:30am. Passengers were rushing to and from the port area of Allen in Northern Samar in Eastern Visayas. We were among the people at the port entrance. The sweltering temperature coming from the sea doubled the scorching heat of the sun. The humid air dampened our skin while the rays of the sun blinded our eyes. The heat made it difficult to use the improvised ladder to disembark from […]