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31 August 2021

Celebrating Filipino foodways in their own way

One of the dreams of Teresita “Mama Sita” Reyes is to make Filipino cuisine known all over the world. That’s why we admire the work done by these individuals, who have made Filipino foodways, cuisine, and heritage more accessible to a wider audience.From Hawaii, Dr. Pia Arboleda, an academici...

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18 August 2021

Mama Sita’s Mga Kuwentong Pagkain Cook Along features Palabok atbp, amid ECQ

On August 20/21, 2021 (Canada/Manila), participants who signed up for the third session of the cook-along entitled, “Filipinized! Featuring Pansit Palabok at iba pa,” are in for a treat: Nina Daza-Puyat will teach two ways of making Pansit Palabok. First, the simple way using Mama Sita’s Pala...

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4 August 2021

What our ancestors ate: Mama Sita’s online cook along celebrates Philippine foodways

Mama Sita Foundation’s Mga Kuwentong Pagkain travels to Canada, with the help of the Philippine Consulate in Toronto, through an online series of Cook-along events inviting participants in North America and the Philippines to learn to cook selected Filipino recipes over “a potful of stories.”...

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19 July 2021

You are what you eat: Mga Kuwentong Pagkain goes to Canada with live lectures and cook-alongs

Filipino-Canadians and other Filipinos around the world will have a special opportunity to learn more about the Filipino food culture through a three-part lecture and cook-along series, hosted by the Mama Sita Foundation, in collaboration with the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto, Canada.The...

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6 August 2020

Weeknight Special: Steamed Fish w/ Oyster Sauce

These days we always find ourselves in a bind. Now that we must work from home, one would think there is more time for taking care of ourselves and our household concerns. Surprisingly, the internal plight of many is just the opposite—when do we stop doing work and start focusing on being at home...

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29 July 2020

Love Is in the Details

Now that we've been spending more time at home with our families (and cooking up a storm in the kitchen), the duties we carry out to make everyone's days shine brighter can become routine—even boring! Just remember that although this is probably the 100th new recipe tried, or the 500th salad comb...

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26 June 2020

Felice Sta. Maria on Heirloom Rice Cacao Champorado Balatinaw

Felice Prudente Sta Maria is a wonderful woman, a kind, generous person, beyond being a distinguished author and culinary historian. We’ve been very lucky to have collaborated with her on several projects over the years. A couple of weeks ago, we asked her to produce a video featuring her talk ab...

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11 June 2020

Can You Imagine Filipino Food without Vinegar?

A typical Filipino meal plan would include Fried or Grilled Fish with Suka, Adobo with Ensalada, and Paksiw. They all have vinegar. Fried fish is served with spiced vinegar. Almost all Filipino restaurants and carinderias, traditional or modern, would have cruets of sawsawan (dipping sauces), with ...

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1 June 2020

The Sauce We Use for Almost Anything We Cook

We are launching Mama Sita’s Kusina Arabia Instagram soon, which excites us immensely because we like Middle Eastern food, the richness of it, and the spices simply stupefy our senses. But we’re not going to make our versions of Middle East cuisine. We want YOU to share your versions of Middle ...

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16 May 2020

Sweet Summer Dreams

Getaway Summer is in full swing. The heat is making it unbearable to stand for a long time in the kitchen. We want to make something that’s quick so we can get away from the stove as quickly as possible. If only we could have a glimpse of the greenery, things would certainly be much better. We co...

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