Chef Gene Gonzalez to demo old Kapampangan cuisine

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Noted author and chef Gene Gonzalez is the featured chef in tomorrow’s Maya Kitchen Culinary Elite Series to be held at the Liberty Building in Arnaiz Avenue, Makati City from 9am to 1pm.

Chef Gene will teach his audience how to cook and prepare the following dishes of Old Pampanga: Adobo del Diablo (Capampangan Adobo); Menudo Sulipeña (Oxtail Stew), slow simmered dish of oxtail, ham and Chorizo Bilbao with a dash of brandy; Pato Al Caparas (Duck with Capers), a stew simmered and braised duck with ham, liver and capers; Pastel Juan, chewy and buttery coconut bars; and Princess Cake, layers of freshly baked butter cake iced with buttercream with peach and strawberry puree and a ‘secret’ dose of Cointreau and coffee.

He is the founder of the Center for Asian Culinary Studies and owner of the iconic Café Ysabel in P. Guevarra St. San Juan. He and his son Chef Gino also operate Buenisimo by Café Ysabel at Scout Tuazon corner Scout Lozano, Diliman, Quezon City.

Chef Gene Gonzalez is likewise a columnist, stylist, recipe developer and consultant to numerous hotels and restaurants. He recently had a show, Gene’s Cuisine on the Lifestyle Network.

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