Sunday, June 21, 2015

Wang Fu Bistro Partners With A Renowned Chef From Singapore

Since it opened three years ago, Wangfu Chinese Bistro has been a favorite go-to place for authentic Chinese and Singaporean fare in the Tomas Morato area. But not one to rest on its laurels, the restaurant co-owned by popular actor Richard Yap is shaking up its menu to keep up with the times and come out with new offerings that are distinctly modern.

To accomplish this, Wangfu is teaming up with the world leader in Chinese sauces Lee Kum Kee and bringing in the brand's consultant Chef Pung Lu Tin from Singapore. The renowned Chef Pung boasts a stunning 30-year career in the culinary and hospitality industries, highlighted by numerous distinctions. These include the International Master Chef of Chinese Cuisine Award, which the World Association of Chinese Cuisine bestowed upon him in 2006. 

Using Lee Kum Kee products, Chef Pung is creating new dishes to add to Wangfu's already impressive array of menu items, including the best-selling Cereal Prawns, Singapore Style Fried Spareribs, Salted Egg Fried Chicken, and Seafood Tofu with Cheese.
The chef, who's here in the Philippines to personally develop the latest additions, will employ his trademark of simplicity in approaching food. His recipes are known for their straightforward style and distinctive aroma, which are tailor-made to suit the local taste. These are evident in the variety of menus he has designed for different restaurants in Singapore as one of the country's top chefs.

“Wangfu has always been committed in delivering the most authentic Chinese-food experience to our diners, which is why we're so happy to welcome Chef Pung. It's a privilege to have someone of his caliber to develop dishes for us that we're sure will be a hit among our customers who are looking for new and innovative ways to enjoy the cuisine,” enthuses Wangfu chief executive officer Lester Pimentel.

“Wangfu already has a wonderful menu of Chinese staples that don't need elevating. What we're doing is creating signature dishes that are representative of the restaurant, which also honor the traditions of Chinese cuisine while pushing it to go forward,” adds Chef Pung. 

As an adviser for the Society of Chinese Cuisine Chefs and consultant for the Singapore Culinary Institute's Restaurant Association Singapore, he is dedicated to the development of Singapore-style Chinese cuisine, which standards he is always seeking to improve.

“We're very excited for our customers to try the special dishes by Chef Pung, who worked tirelessly to develop and tweak the flavors especially for Wangfu. These new items are certified world-class because they're created by one of the top chefs in the region. We're truly proud to have them on our menu in the future,” quips Wangfu partner and technical director Ace Wang.

Lee Kum Kee, founded in 1888, is the leader in offering Chinese sauces and the inventor of the Oyster Sauce, Fine Shrimp Sauce and XO Sauce.

Salted Egg Fried Chicken
Crunchy Sweet and Sour Pork
Mango Lapu Lapu... just like Thai grouper I tried sometime in SG but this one is more sweet...
Cereal Prawns... I love custard cereals...
Abalone Mushroom... so healthy.
Chef Pung presenting his very own dish Honey Pepper Crab...
Some celebrity guests during the event... :)
Chef Pung who is the star of the night, of course... :)
LizQuen love team...
Ms. Carmina Villaroel
and of course, Wang Fu restaurant co-owner, Mr. Richard Yap.

The flagship Wangfu Chinese Bistro is located at Tomas Morato Plaza, Tomas Morato Ave. cor Don A. Roces Ave., Quezon City. Meanwhile, Wangfu Chinese Cafe has branches at Il Terrazzo (South Triangle), UP Town Center and Serendra.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

#BetterMe Recipe Swap Bloggers Event

One cozy fun day at Marmalade Kitchen with the renowned mommy bloggers (yes, I was there though I'm not a mom:), It's my job anyways hehehe :) for the Lee Kum Kee #BetterMe Recipe Swap event were moms got to share their favorite, easy to do recipes, of course made special by Lee Kum Kee.
The event was hosted by Ms. Suzie Entrata- Abrera, wherein she also shared dish Thai Omelet. Gawing sosyal/  ala Thai ang iyong Omelet with this very simple and no fuss recipe. All ingredients are actually readily available in your kitchen.

The next who shared her recipe was Ms. Michelle Aventajado of Momma and Manila . She prepared Grilled Salmon which require a bit of marination process. Of course, the longer you marinate the tastier it will be.
Here's the recipe:
Ms. Michelle Lim of My Mom Fiday also shared a recipe to make tofu more fun. hahahah I really love how her preamble as she share her recipe. She said something like this "do you hate cooking? good, because I hate it too, here's a recipe for those who hates how to cook" heheh. Her Tofu Saute recipe is really easy to do and very delicious.

I think my foodie life is taking to the next level with this cooking (and eating) events I have been to recently. I'm beginning to expand my knowledge in cooking and explore different dishes with Lee Kum Kee. 

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