Philippines cuisine pleasures the South African Palate
The Peermont Hotels, Casinos and Resorts, Makati Shangri –La Manila chefs and The Mama Sita Foundation presented the Flavours of Philippines Food Festival at Aurelia’s Restaurant at the Emperors Palace Complex in Ekhuruleni, South Africa.
The menu consisted of traditional cuisine prepared with ingredients, sauces and herbs from the Mama Sita’s range of mixes.
Philippine food champion Ms Clara Reyes Lapus, President of Mama Sita’s Mixes and Sauces said the aim was to bring the rich diversity of Filipino cuisine to South Africa. She pointed out that the many influences from Asia, the Spanish colonialist and the Americans changed the landscape of Philippine Cuisine.
Addressing guests Wayne Hill, General manager of Hotels and Resort Operations for Peermont, described how the exchange of chefs and cuisines of different countries has led to enriching culinary experiences. The exchange has allowed South African cuisine to be showcased in other parts of the world as well.