Entertaining guests at home comes with endless tasks. Tick off one major item from your checklist by enlisting the help of these culinary experts to garnish your dinner table with a variety of dishes, from tinapa tapenade to braised spiced shortribs.
Gourmet Corner by Bettina Osmeña
Specialty: Premium homecooked meals using organic poultry
Recommendations: Baked Provençal-style porchetta, marinated with Dijon mustard and herb de Provence; truffle mushroom cannelloni; deboned chicken roasted with butter and grapes.
For orders, contact 888.2563; 0998.569.6849; Gourmet Corner.
Bettina Osmena and her baked porchetta
Carmina Mapa Del Rosario
Specialty: Mindanao cuisine using ingredients native to the islands
Recommendations: Tinapa tapenade, truffle cheese pate, balbacua or oxtail stew
For orders, contact 0928.505.3605; [email protected].
Carmina Mapa del Rosario working on her tinapa tapenade
The Del Rosario Sisters
Specialty: An extensive range of delectable comestibles and comfort food
Recommendations: Moist chocolate cake, dried beef tapa, chorizo, and homemade suman
For orders, contact 0928.502.8048; [email protected].
Tina Romualdez, Aida del Rosario, Malu del Rosario, Marissa Peralta, Liza del Rosario, and Maitoni CuUnjieng and some of their baked goods
Xancho BY Marco Rodriguez
Specialty: Dishes of Spanish, Turkish, Moroccan, French, and Italian origins
Recommendations: Porter-braised spiced short rib with chestnuts and figs, and brown butter pasta with chestnuts, sage, and crisped pancetta topped with goat cheese
For Xáncho’s daily offerings, log onto Xancho's; 0917.830.7020; 0917.505.4572.
Marco Rodriguez and his porter braised short rib
nawwTy by Trish Panlilio
Specialty: Playful and indulgent dishes
Recommendations: Glazed prosciutto and goat cheese rolls; creamed truffle chicken; artisanally made butters in interesting flavors such as paprika smoked bacon, lime peppered jalapeño, and shiraz rosemary garlic
For orders and inquiries for custom catering services, e-mail [email protected]; 0918.998.7474; 0906.496.3745.
Trish Panlilio and nawwTy's roast chicken
Dominique Cuisine Artisanale By Monique Sison Enrile
Specialty: Luxurious desserts anchored by Swiss chocolates
Recommendations: Petit Chocolat, Pretzel Chocolat, Luxe Crispers Chocolat
For orders, contact Dominique Cuisine Artisanale, 211.2679; 0920.977.8505; [email protected]
Monique Sison and her sweet treats
Specialty: Homemade Filipino dishes
Recommendations: Seafood and chorizo paella, bone-in roast beef with gravy, fabada, Iberian chicken, spaghetti à la vongole, and Caesar dressing
For orders, contact [email protected].
Yuan Ongpin and his famous paella
Cochinillo Del Cielo By Tinee De Guzman
Specialty: Roasted meat and oven-baked pizzas
Recommendations: His famous cochinillo
For orders, contact Cochinillo Del Cielo, 633.0043; 0999.881.0810; [email protected].
Tinee de Guzman and his crisp cochinillo
A Table by Dulce Magat Gibb
Specialty: Hearty, homecooked meals remiscent of noche buena feasts
Recommendations: Roasted pork belly paired with potatoes
For inquiries, contact 0917.862.1800; [email protected].
Dulce Gibb and her roasted pork belly
Stwo by Tippi Tambunting
Specialty: Everything stewed
Recommendations: Lamb tagine cooked with different spices; pork buns with cucumber and Tippi’s own homemade sauce; and callos
For orders, contact 0977.722.8224.
Chef Tippy Tambunting and her homemade callos
Project Hearth by Celina Le Heindre
Specialty: Nourishing recipes made from real broths, real bones, and soups low in sugar and salt
Recommendations: A line of products comprised of six flavors of soup, three kinds of broth, and savory jams made from scratch
For orders, visit facebook.com/projecthearth or contact 0906.203.5277
Celina Le Heindre and soups and spreads from Project Hearth
Morsels of Inspiration by Nicole Ortega
Specialty: Everything from gourmet tuyo to caprese skewers
Recommendations: Cheesy pimiento spread, chicken curry spread, pasta sauces, and party platters
For orders, e-mail [email protected].