Machiko Chiba Brings Taste of Japan in Manila

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan (MAFF) held a cooking demonstration cooperating with Chef Machiko Chiba entitled "Taste of Japan in Manila" on March 14, 2016 at 9501 14/F ELJ Center, Mother Ignacia St. South Triangle, Quezon City, for the second time this year. The first time was held on Jan 21.

Based in New York and Tokyo, Chef Machiko Chiba conducts Japanese cooking classes in different counties. A proponent of "good food and good health", Ms. Chiba teaches aspiring professional chefs from all over the world. "Taste of Japan in Manila” included a short lecture on Japanese cuisine to help participants fully appreciate the uniqueness of the famous gustatory treat. Authentic recipes of famous Japanese vegetables, meat, seafood and fruit dishes were prepared before the audience. Chef Chiba also did a Japanese version of the famous Philippine dish adobo.

A project of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan, the event was in line with the promotion of traditional Japanese cuisine which is also known as Washoku. Healthy, delicious and beautifully presented, in 2013 the Washoku, has been registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Aside from adhering to traditional food preparation washoku, is a social practice based on an essential spirit of respect for nature of Japanese. Knowledge and skills related to Washoku are passed down from generation to generation. 

MAFF is making a great effort to making Japanese cuisine more and more popular in the Philippines by showing its authentic cooking recipes and as well as Japanese ingredients’ high quality. Taste of Japan in Manila" was attended by professionals in food business, chefs, distributors, digital media, writers, columnists and other foodies who wished to learn about authentic Japanese cuisine.


Taste of Japan in Manila!
Posted by Fun Food Fights on Wednesday, March 16, 2016

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