Out now: The Maya Kitchen Journal for Cooks and Foodies,a compilation of more than 180 recipes tried and tested by The Maya Culinary Kitchen. At 403 pages, it is a nifty way to keep a diary and track one’s schedule.What’s good is that each page contains a recipe of popular and most wanted recipes like beef quesadillas, upside down brownies, puchero with eggplant sauce, kani salad and many more! The recipe selection is a merry mix of appetizers, main courses, desserts and snacks of local and international flavour. Tips and secrets are also sprinkled here and there.
Readers are also in for a cultural treat as the book includes famous and little known festivals of the Philippines. The Maya Kitchen Journal for Cooks and Foodies is published by Anvil Publishing and is available nationwide in National Bookstore, Powerbooks and Bestsellers branches.
Meanwhile, The Maya Kitchen unveils on March 3, Saturday, 1-6pm an Asian culinary experience as Heritage Hotel Manila Executive Chef Alex Chong demonstrates well-loved regional dishes like Hainanese Chicken Rice and Laksa plus Grilled Prawns with Healthy Coriander Curry Sauce and Carabao Mango Mint Salad along with Nyonya Chicken Soup and Pork Dumpling and popular Malaysian dessert Onde Onde.
The kitchen also has the following One-Day Lifestyle Courses scheduled for the month of March: Restaurant Best Sellers Lenten Dishes, March 10, Saturday, 9am-1pm; Homemade Sausages, March 17, Saturday, 9am-1pm; Nego Kakanin, March 17, Saturday, 2-6pm; Sugar Free Desserts, March 24, Saturday, 1:30-5:30pm; and International Breads Workshop March 31, Saturday, 9am-3pm.
Certificate courses with hands-on are now offered both on weekdays (Tuesday-Friday) and weekends (Saturday) with the following schedules: Advanced Pastry Class, February 29, March 1 and 2, 9am-3pm; Basic Culinary, weekdays, March 6-9 and March 20-23, 9am-3pm; and weekends, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 8:30am-1:30pm; Fundamentals of Bakery Production, weekdays, March 13-16 and March 27-30, 9am-2pm and weekends, March 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2-6pm; Basic Cake Decorating March 30-31, 9am-4pm.
Enroll now and get early bird discounts for the upcoming Junior Culinary and Teen Workshops scheduled on April 10-13 and May 8-11 and April 17-20 and May 15-18.
For more information, log on to www.themayakitchen.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit The Maya Kitchen Culinary Center every Tuesday to Saturday at 8F Liberty Building, 835 A. Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Makati City or call 8921185 / 892-5011 local 108.