Filipino cuisine may be the future of food, according to HK agency

It's an upward slope for Filipino food!

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(SPOT.ph) In what is certainly good news for us Filipinos who love how diverse and tasty our nation’s cuisine is, the Philippines has been named as one of the New Gastronomic 8 emerging markets of influence in world cuisine.

 

According to the Department of Tourism, Hong Kong-based marketing and communications agency Catch On counted the Philippines among the new G-8 markets in its report entitled “The Future of Food.”

 

“The cross-pollination of culinary influences in Philippine cuisine mirrors the country’s colorful historical influences and these influences are amplified and interpreted gastronomically for the world by a young breed of bold and tech-savvy Filipino chefs,” the Department of Tourism (DOT) article reports.

 

“As more Filipinos travel overseas, they bring with them their culture of food. Philippine ingredients and the country’s signature dishes like adobo, kinilaw, and sisig are slowly making their way into international kitchens,” it continues.

 

Other countries included in the New G-8 are China, Iran, Israel, Korea, Mexico, Peru, and Vietnam.

 

Recently held global culinary events held in the country include Madrid Fusion Manila and World Street Food Congress.

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