A Match Made in Gastronomic Heaven

When you say Jam the first thing that comes to mind is Strawberry Jam and Marmalade. Something that I associate with a nice and yummy breakfast. When it comes to Snacks I love UBE Jams that can be bought from Good Shepperd or Tamtangco’s.

I was happy to be able to be proven wrong that Jam is so much more. It can be used to create a masterpiece dish. The Fruit Garden together with L’Entrecote Chef Matin Kaspar really changed my notion. They presented a meal incorporating jams and chutneys in all the dishes showing us how versatile jams can be. I totally loved what they served and  it was a great surprise. To tell you honestly  this was the closest I can get to gastronomy. Continue reading »

A True French Jam in Luxurious Style

Indubitablement, la belle France is one of the world’s most beautiful countries. Long perceived as the Mecca of culture, splendor and sophistication, French fashion, cuisine and lifestyles have become the standard for everything haute. The City of Lights, Paris, remains one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and proudly boasts feats of architectural grandeur: the Eiffel Tower, the Arc of Triumph, the Champs-Elysées, the Notre Dame Cathedral – it is a city of exquisite splendor. Outside of the cities, particularly in the countryside, you are greeted by breathtaking beauty. Surrounded by the picturesque French countryside, you understand suddenly why so many Impressionist painters were inspired to create masterpieces based on the play of light on the scenery. Continue reading »