Quarantine Baking Adventures with Ube Rolls

Quarantine Baking Adventures with Ube Rolls

Are you baking at home as much as I am in quarantine these days? Today’s bake involved baking a batch of cinnamon rolls with ube filling (ube is a Filipino purple yam) rather than the traditional cinnamon-butter filling. It’s currently week five of my time…

Get your Halo-Halo on at Guerrilla Street Food

Get your Halo-Halo on at Guerrilla Street Food

I’m convinced St. Louis summers can be just as hot and humid as July in the Philippines. Believe me, I’ve been to Manila twice at this time of year and my hair was equally as giant and frizzy there as it is right now. But…

Feeling like a Food Network Judge at A Tasteful Affair in St. Louis

Feeling like a Food Network Judge at A Tasteful Affair in St. Louis

A couple weeks ago, I had the great honor of accepting a spot as a culinary judge to A Tasteful Affair at the Four Season’s St. Louis. This was the 30th annual fundraising event to benefit Food Outreach, an incredible organization which provides nutritional support…

A night with my people at Guerrilla Night Alliance Market

A night with my people at Guerrilla Night Alliance Market

As Filipino cuisine and culture makes its way into the lives of non-Filipinos, I’m happy to report St. Louis is one of the up-and-coming spots for Filipino food.