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Hot Stuff: Feast Your Way Through Christmas With FOOD Magazine's 21st Anniversary Issue

Hot Stuff: Feast Your Way Through Christmas With FOOD Magazine's 21st Anniversary Issue



Ready for the holidays? FOOD Magazine’s 21st anniversary issue has all you’ll need to prepare for the yuletide feasts ahead. We’ve handpicked 50+ of the best food gifts of the season in our much-anticipated annual Presents Perfect Special. Flavored ensaimada, boozy brownies, green tea pastries, salted egg potato chips—there’s something for every taste and budget!

For your Noche Buena preparations, you can choose to stay traditional or go modern—we’ve got the recipes for you! For a retro celebration, there’s roast stuffed turkey, candied yam, lasagna, and leche flan from the matriarch of Mario’s, Nenuca Benitez, who shares her treasured family recipes. For a more modern take on the holidays, we’ve got crispy lechon belly roast instead of a whole lechon, and a spicy, savory seafood curry sotanghon instead of the usual pancit. Desserts are a must, of course, whether it’s a trendy ube layer cake and salted egg parfaits, or more traditional kakanin recipes like maja mais and kutsinta.

FOOD goes on a road trip to Silang, Cavite, visiting its organic farms and neighboring restaurants like Asiong and Le Domaine that extol a farm-to-table philosophy. We also check out the newest, most buzz-worthy restaurants in town, from high-end steakhouse Raging Bull to current cult fave Hey Handsome. And don’t miss our exclusive interview with the “domestic goddess” herself, celebrity cookbook author and TV personality Nigella Lawson.

FOOD celebrates its 21 years as the country’s premiere culinary magazine, continuing to delight, inform and inspire readers with our kitchen-tested recipes, compelling features, and delectable gift ideas.


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Check out all these and more in FOOD Magazine's latest issue now out in major bookstores. FOOD Magazine is available in bookstores and on newsstands for P200. Download the FOOD Magazine app for access to all digital editions on your tablet or smartphone, available on Zinio. Like FOOD Magazine on Facebook (, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@foodmagazine).




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