Margarita Fores continues to Champion Filipino produce in Kain Na
The 2016 Asia’s Best Female Chef took to showing off our local produce and food during Kaina Na held at the House of Madison Hong Kong.
For her dinner service, she created a menu with only plant-based ingredients sans garlic and onions, showing off her hard work with “Popcorn chicken” made from Hedgehog instead of the popular poultry.
Staff meal today …Popcorn "Chicken" made with Hedgehog mushrooms…Today I am officially facing the biggest challenge of my whole cooking life…cooking with only plant-based ingredients and without garlic and onions! Thank you @grassrootspantry @chefpeggychan for the blessed learning and the welcome challenge!! We, at @graceparkdining are forever grateful…[email protected] @mariel_bustamante @hosehorhe @noahwoah #juvylorca @amadofores @cibodimarghi Thank you @catchonco @mamacattravels #thecollectivetable#
She made a fantastic showing of her capabilities with her multi-dimensional Kadyos Hummus dish that showed off a myriad of edible flowers and mushrooms.
So proud of this plate tonight! Kadyos Hummus, Mushroom Trio Stew, Porcini Broth, Red Amaranth, Alugbati Flowers and greens and midnight blooming flowers I do not know…..vegan to the max and Buddhist friendly too…no garlic no onion @cibodimarghi @fooddudeph @noahwoah #cibodimarghiinhk @mariel_bustamante @hosehorhe #betterfoodformorepeople #vegan #buddhistfriendlydiet @grassrootspantry @chefpeggychan
After her successful service, she went on to take a quick pic with Undersecretary of the Department of Agriculture, Berna Puyat.
After catching my breath, a chance to honor an absolutely amazing partnership to advance the cause of bringing FILIPINO ingredients, cuisine and culture forward to the world with this amazing lady Undersecretary of the Department of Agriculture, Berna Puyat @bernsrp Yes, we can! Maraming Salamat po. @catchonco #kainna #kainnahk @cibodimarghi @mamacattravels @houseofmadisonhk @fooddudeph @mariel_bustamante @noahwoah @hosehorhe @amadofores 2 years in the making!
She capped off the night by sharing some adobo and Malagos cheese to Italian Chef Umberto Bombana.