Understanding Filipino food culture through the eyes of a foreigner

Art & Culture

In this article for F&B Report, Peter Pysk writes about the beauty of our local food culture and how our lack of knowledge of our own food history, keeps us from fully appreciating what we cook.

Filipinos love their food. And I believe, there are two reasons why: the food itself and how they enjoy eating it with other people. How food plays such an integral role in bringing the whole family together is something that I have been privileged to experience, being married to a Filipina and having resided in Manila for five years now and counting. However, as I go deeper into studying people’s dining activities, I also find that the beautiful strong traditions are starting to crack too.

Read the rest of Peter Pysk's insightful article at F&B Report


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