Meringue, Bars and Cookies at The Maya Kitchen

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Learn how to bake, make that perfect cup of coffee and cook a great meal as The Maya Kitchen brings you a myriad of classes this month of August.

Basic Baking is on August 2-5, 9-12, 23-26 and August 30-September 2, Tuesday-Friday, 9am-2pm. Learn basic baking techniques applicable to small and commercial scale production of recipes and formulations of quick breads, pies, cookies, cakes and other bread varieties. Class fee is P8,000.

Meringue-Based Desserts like Sans Rival, Sylvanas, Pavlova and Meringue Kisses are featured on August 6, Saturday, 9am-2pm. Class fee is 2,000. Continue Reading

Cake Decorating with Chef Penk Ching at The Maya Kitchen

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Renowned cake décorating expert, sugar artist and all around culinary master, Chef Penk Ching will grace The Maya Kitchen’s Culinary Elite Culinary Series on July 30, Saturday, 10am-2pm.

Chef Penk will demonstrate the proper use and application of Rolled Fondant, Royal Icing, Wilton Buttercream and Chocolate Icing. She will show creative decoration ideas for a nude cake, a round cake plus 5 cupcake designs. As a bonus, Chef Penk will also cook two savory family heirloom recipes, Pata Tim and Scallion Pancake.  

Chef Penk Ching

Chef Penk has embarked on a multi-faceted career path that started in banking, finance and economics. She then went on to creative pursuits like Chinese brush painting, calligraphy and watercolor. Her name  ultimately became synonymous with unique and highly sought after cake designs for birthdays, weddings and special occasions. She is the force behind Pastry Bin.

A buffet featuring the creations of Chef Penk follows the demonstration. The Maya Kitchen Culinary Elite Series features the country’s famous chefs and culinary experts. For more information, log on to www.themayakitchen.com or email contactus@themayakitchen.com   or visit The Maya Kitchen Culinary Center every Tuesday to Saturday at 8F  Liberty Building, 835 A. Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Makati City or call 8921185 / 892-5011 local 108 and mobile Mobile No. 09296796102.

“I Hate to Cook” Cooking Class and More at The Maya Kitchen

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Do you hate to cook?

The Maya Kitchen’s ‘I Hate to Cook” Cooking Class Series will teach you the culinary basics guaranteed to take away your dislike for cooking. On July 9, Saturday, 9am-1pm, learn how to create a 5-course meal for a family of any size. On July 16, Saturday, 9am-1pm learn how to deal with left overs and the use of slow cookers and rice cookers. Both sessions include hands-on and group workshops. Each class costs P2,000.

Also on July 9, Saturday, 9am-3pm is Beginner’s Icing. Learn how to make Boiled Icing, Swiss Meringue and Ganache. The class includes hands-on and group workshop and costs P2,000.

Basic Culinary is on July 12-15 and July 26-29, Tuesday to Friday, 9am-3pm.
Learn Cooking Fundamentals and International Standard Techniques of meal preparation from soup, salad, pasta, main courses to desserts for Home and Institutional Scale Kitchens with workshop. Class fee is P9,000

Basic Baking is on July 19-22, Tuesday to Friday, 9am-2pm. Learn Basic Baking Techniques applicable to small and commercial scale production of recipes and formulations of quick breads, pies, cookies, cakes and other bread varieties. Class fee is P8,000.

Fondant Making is on July 23, Saturday, 9am-3pm. This hands-on class includes group workshops and teaches how you can make your own fondant from scratch and decorate a cake.  Class fee is P2,000.

Pies and Tarts is on July 23, Saturday, 9am-1pm. Learn how to bake Caramel Butter Tarts, Mud Pie, Chocolate Chiffon Pie and Banana Cream Pie. The class includes hands-on and group workshops. Class fee is P2,000.

Commercial Breads  is on July 30, Saturday, 9am-1pm.  Learn how to bake
Kopi Roti Buns, Ensaymada, Cinnamon Rolls and Spanish Bread in this hands-on class with group workshop. Class fee is P2,000.

For more information on this and on other course offerings, log on to www.themayakitchen.com,  e-mailcontactus@themayakitchen.com  or visit The Maya Kitchen Culinary Center every Tuesday to Saturday at 8F  Liberty Building, 835 A. Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Makati City or call 8921185 / 892-5011 local 108 / Mobile No. +63929 679 6102.

“Revisiting Pinoy Classics” by Chef Tatung at The Maya Kitchen

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Chef Tatung brings us back to the kitchen of old with well-loved Filipino dishes on June 25, Saturday, 10am-2pm at The Maya Kitchen Culinary Elite Series.

Chef Tatung will demonstrate Ukoy-a Malabon favorite of shredded vegetables and shrimp coated in light annatto infused batter, deep fried to a golden crisp fritter; Pancit Pusit, a classic Caviteño dish, also known as Pansit Choco En Su Tinta-rice noodles bathed in rich squid ink sauce, topped with vegetables, crushed chicharon, squid rings and slices of kamias; and Classic Molo Soup-meat dumplings wrapped in thin wanton wrappers, swimming in a rich chicken broth with shredded chicken and shrimp, garnished with fried garlic and scallions.

He will also prepare Lechon Belly, a rolled pork belly lechon stuffed with the flavors of Cebu; and for dessert, Special Cassava Bibingka made more special with the addition of nata de coco, kaong and shredded young coconut, topped with a sweet yema-like glaze.

A lunch buffet featuring Chef Tatung’s dishes follows the demonstration.

A chef, restaurateur, author, columnist and culinary heritage advocate, Michael Giovan Sarthou III or more popularly known as Chef Tatung grew up in Cebu where his grandmothers inspired and nurtured his love for cooking. He has shared his cooking expertise in numerous cooking shows, writes a column for Food Magazine and was a speaker in the recent Madrid Fusion 2016. He launched his book “Philippine Cookery: From Heart to Platter” in April of this year.

For more information, log on to www.themayakitchen.com or email contactus@themayakitchen.com or visit The Maya Kitchen Culinary Center every Tuesday to Saturday at 8F Liberty Building, 835 A. Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Makati City or call 8921185 / 892-5011 local 108 and mobile Mobile No. 09296796102.

A Special Day For A Special Man At Mario’s

Roast Beef

Make Father’s Day real special for dad at Mario’s located along Tomas Morato, Quezon City.

Treat dad to a sumptuous Sunday Day Lunch Buffet with Roast Leg of Lamb, Roast Beef and Roast Turkey. There’s Cochinillo with crispy golden skin and moist tender meat. Have a taste of Paella Valenciana. Steamed big fish, oysters and sushi are part of the spread. For those with a sweet tooth, there are bread pudding, cakes and pastries plus dark and white chocolate fountains.

Roast Turkey

For dinner, the meat-loving dad can pick from the ala carte menu that offers Tenderloin, T-Bone, Fillet Mignon and Mario’s very own specialties: Salpicado and Mario’s Broil.  Start the meal with Mario’s signature Caesar Salad and end with flambé dessert, both done table- side.

Buffet starts at 11am until 2:30pm with charges of P999+ for adults and P750+ for children 7 years old and below at Tomas Morato and P799+ for adults and P617+ for kids in Baguio. For reservations, visit Mario’s at 191 Tomas Morato St., Quezon City, or call 415-3887, 372-0360 or email marios.mariosqc@gmail.com. For Baguio, visit 16 Upper Session Road, Baguio City, call (074) 442-4241 or email marios_baguio@yahoo.com.

www.marios.com.ph 

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