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Teaching at Writers Victoria’s School Program – Self-Publishing DIY

Teaching at Writers Victoria’s School Program – Self-Publishing DIY

Super thrilled to have been asked by the awesome folk at Writers Victoria to teach something I’m hella passionate about – Self-Publishing! This gives me an opportunity to extend my workshops out to a new audience as well as to Writers Victoria’s members. First one will be held on Jan 21 at my favourite place to […]

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thank you

thank you

Before the year quickly comes to an end, to those who had attended my workshops and speaking events this year, THANK YOU. It was an absolute pleasure meeting all of you and I have no doubts you will all be the next self-published superstars. Just remember, keep up the momentum and that success isn’t always in […]

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Workshop at The 2015 Melbourne Writers Festival – self publishing and Digital DIY

Workshop at The 2015 Melbourne Writers Festival – self publishing and Digital DIY

The awesome folk at the Melbourne Writers Festival has asked me to come back this year and present self publishing as part of their Digital DIY program. Learn about the world of self-publishing and kick start your own journey. Bookings at www.mwf.com.au/ Do.It.  

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Upcoming Author Talk: July 27, 7pm at Sam Merrifield Library

Upcoming Author Talk: July 27, 7pm at Sam Merrifield Library

I’ll be talking about the cookbook and will also be presenting a workshop on all things – come down! Bookings at www.mvcc.vic.gov.au. Some cool publicity via The Weekly Review

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Speaker at the Voices of Young Leaders, RMIT University (ECCV/Multicultural Victoria)

Speaker at the Voices of Young Leaders, RMIT University (ECCV/Multicultural Victoria)

Had a blast being a Speaker at yesterday’s Voices of Young Leaders, RMIT University. The next generation of young minds have such awe inspiring goals and the willpower to instigate change for a better future so I was thrilled to guide them in any way. They also, truly inspired me! Thank you to ECCV, RMIT […]

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Banana Ketchup Cheesy Sausage Rolls

Banana Ketchup Cheesy Sausage Rolls

I’ve had a massive craving for sausage rolls lately. I have a sneaky feeling it’s due to the onset of winter and its damn coldness giving me a nudge to keep using the oven so it could warm up the house!  I’d usually add ketchup to the mince but I thought I’d follow my last […]

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Featured in the Philippine Times

Featured in the Philippine Times

Oh Hai! Getting a mention on mainstream media is cool, but getting a mention in your own culture’s newspaper is buck wild! It means so much more as it’s recognition from your own peers in the industry and plus, my mum reads it so she was reeeeeaaaaalllllly excited to see me featured hahaha.  

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A new recipe for Ginataang Bilo Bilo – best dessert ever!

A new recipe for Ginataang Bilo Bilo – best dessert ever!

Something I loved eating when I was a kid was Ginataang Bilo Bilo. Oh the memories…when life was so simple LOL. It’s best enjoyed piping hot on a freezing cold day. The textures in this dessert are insane. Give it a go! Do it.   Ingredients The balls 1 and 1/2 cups of glutinous rice flour […]

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Author talk – come see me at The 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival, August 24

Author talk – come see me at The 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival, August 24

Hi Peeps! I’ve been asked to be one of the speakers at The 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival. Very exciting as I never expected it but of course, I jumped at the chance. I’ll be talking to a crowd of 50 about my journey as a self-published author, Filipino food and will be giving some tips and […]

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Contributed to the Food for Families Cookbook by Wesley Mission

Contributed to the Food for Families Cookbook by Wesley Mission

Some really cool news. The Wesley Mission asked me whether I was interested in working with them on a special project aka Cooking for Compassion cookbook with the aim of supporting the Food for Families appeal.  Community work has always been something that has been so close to my heart. Prior to the demands of my day job […]

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Competition! WIN 2 Tickets to Filipino Barbie: 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Competition! WIN 2 Tickets to Filipino Barbie: 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Have aaaah got a treat for you pork lovers! As part of the 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, uber cool Celebrity chefs Sau Del Rosario and JP Anglo from the Philippines are coming down to cook up a Filipino buffet (which includes Lechon!) at Filipino Barbie. You want some tickets? Well, jump to my other blog (yes, I have no life!) to enter: http://foodrehab.com.au/2014/02/19/win-2-tickets-to-filipino-barbie-2014-melbourne-food-and-wine-festival-worth-120/   […]

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I wrote a story for Broadsheet – What is Filipino Food Anyways?

I wrote a story for Broadsheet – What is Filipino Food Anyways?

So, you know how I’m obsessed about Filipino Food and all right? Obviously…LOL. Well, the wonderful folk at Broadsheet asked me to write a story on Filipino food – its origins, why it hasn’t hit the ‘mainstream’, where to get the best Pinoy food in town and ahuh, where to get your hands on the […]

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My Arroz Caldo (Chicken Congee) recipe featured on SBS Food

My Arroz Caldo (Chicken Congee) recipe featured on SBS Food

Hi Peeps! Some pretty cool things have been happening on the book front which I’ll get into but first off, the amazing folk at SBS Food contacted me for an interview to talk about ma book, Filipino food and keeping in the theme of Chinese New Year, they asked to  feature the Arroz Caldo recipe […]

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What the Heck is Filipino Food on ABC 702 Radio + In Europe for the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards Gala

What the Heck is Filipino Food on ABC 702 Radio + In Europe for the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards Gala

Hi my fellow foodies! I just got back from 3 weeks in Europe. I’m two parts jetlagged, two parts still in shock. I ate my way through Barcelona where I spent my birthday, a few days in London where I finally got to eat at Dinner by Heston and  Paris representing Australia, Philippines  and my […]

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What the Heck is Filipino Food rises to #38 on Amazon.com

What the Heck is Filipino Food rises to #38 on Amazon.com

Some good news! Last week, What the Heck is Filipino Food jumped back up to #38 on Amazon.com within the Asian Cookbooks category. As you could imagine, I got super excited and decided to make Chicken Adobo and Suman to celebrate. Thank you to all of you who hold a copy of my book. It […]

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Featured in The Herald Sun

Featured in The Herald Sun

Hai! Over the weekend, I was featured in the Herald Sun newspaper where I listed my favourite cookbooks, Filipino dishes, Melbourne restaurants and products. It was a real honour to be featured on such a massive publication read by 1.3 million Victorians every weekday and 1.4 million people every Sunday

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