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Aileen Suzara Cracks Open Filipino Cuisine in Coconut Cooking Class

Coconut is the new pomegranate, prized not only for it’s flavor and versatility, but its health benefits as well. Coconut is also plays an important role in traditional Filipino cuisine. Second generation Filipina American, Aileen Suzara recently taught Cooking with Coconut class at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, featuring binakol, laing and palitaw. Continue reading

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Fascinating Food Adventures in Kyoto

On a visit to lovely Kyoto, I choose a hands-on approach to sample its delicacies. With the help of Kyoto Free Guides’ interpreters, I take classes in pickle, soba and sweet making and finally a five course cooking class in a home kitchen. Continue reading

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