Silay City hosts Adobo Festival
Iloilo City (24 September) -- The Negros Cultural Foundation Inc. will hold a culinary contest called "Adobo: A Culinary Tradition, 1st National Adobo Challenge," Nov. 9-11, at the Balay Negrense Museum in Silay City, Negros Occidental.
The competition, organized nine years ago as part of the Sinco de Noviembre celebration, will now gather chefs from all over the country to create adobo recipes with traditional gourmet values.
Students and amateur cooks will send their original entries and winning recipes which will be published in a cookbook. Professional chefs will also be invited to demonstrate their expertise.
Other activities are fund raiser opening cocktail and dinner, street party, food and crafts fair, organic market, lounge party, food trips around the town, heritage tours, exhibits and play.
Registration for the competition is ongoing, and those interested may call the Negros Cultural Foundation. They may also log on to www.organic.com.ph, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. (PIA/cad) [top]