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29 October 2019

TESDA and Mama Sita Foundation recognize 25 graduates of Traditional Filipino Cookery Class

A new batch of graduates recently completed a Cookery NC II class at the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Women’s Center (TWC) last October 19, 2019. Focused on traditional Filipino food, the specialized curriculum designed in cooperation with the Mama Sita Foundation (...

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21 October 2019

Mama Sita’s Singkamas- Papaya Ensalada and other specialties at Kain Na

The Department of Tourism continues to put the spotlight on heritage dishes and farm-fresh products with Kain Na!, a food and travel festival that aims to promote the Philippines as a center of food and gastronomy. From its successful initial run last year, the premise behind this year’s Kain Na! ...

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4 September 2019

Heirloom Rice Champorado and Other Rare Local Finds Served at the 6th Philippine Harvest

The diversity of local agriculture is celebrated once more with the latest Philippine Harvest at the Central Square, Bonifacio Global City last August 30 - September 1, 2019. Now on its 6th edition, the Department of Tourism (DOT) hopes to attract more tourists through artisanal products and organic...

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22 August 2019

All-Natural Vinegars and Labuyo Hot Pepper Sauce Featured at the 2019 World Food Expo

The recent World Food Expo (WOFEX) took the ultimate food show experience to the next level, gathering different sectors from the Food, Beverage, and Hospitality Industries. This year’s theme of evolution shook things up with sector-centric trade shows that tackled trends, issues, challenges, and ...

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5 August 2019

Experience the Richness of Local Fare at the 2019 World Food Expo

Mama Sita’s invites everyone to savor fine Filipino flavors at the 2019 World Food Expo  (WOFEX) this August 7-10, 2019, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Seashell Ln, Pasay City. Now on it’s 19th year, WOFEX Manila is all set to live up to this year’s theme of  "Evolut...

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3 June 2019

Mama Sita Foundation Takes Traditional Filipino Food to the Modern Era with a Cook-Off Challenge

Taguig City, Philippines - Rich, savory, and diverse. These are just some of the words that describe the country’s culinary heritage which was celebrated last May 27, 2019 through a cooking competition held at the Women’s Center of the Technical Education and Skills Development Autho...

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27 May 2019

All-Natural Vinegars Attract Attention at the 2019 International Food Exhibition

No synthetic acetic acid, no cloudifiers: Mama Sita’s celebration of vinegar’s regional diversity draws crowds at this year’s IFEX Filipino food gets the international limelight at the 13th International Food Exhibition. The three-day event, which ran from May 24-26 at the World Trade C...

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9 August 2018

Filipino Flavors Debut in New Zealand

Mama Sita’s participates in the Auckland Food Show. AUCKLAND – Mama Sita’s brand of Philippine sauces and mixes presented its line of favorite Filipino dishes to an international audience at the biggest food show in Auckland, New Zealand, held on July 26 to 29, 2018 at the ASB Showgroun...

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3 July 2018

Kusina ni Mama Sita Introduces Adlai Paella Kit

Adlai Paella was served during the three-day exhibit in Pasay for the fair-goers to taste this rare kind of grain. In the recent International Food Expedition (IFEX) at the World Trade Center and Trade Training Center, Kusina ni Mama Sita showcased a wide range of Filipino flavors along with...

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9 February 2018

Mama Sita Foundation Participates in DOT-LA Tour

Round table dinner discussion with (clockwise) Charles Raymund Olalia of RiceBar, Nana Ozaeta of Food Magazine, Kim Trac, and Wyatt Conlon of Eggslut, Chad Norman Valencia of Lasa,  Crystal Coser of Eater LA, Author Felice Prudente Sta. Maria, Angela Gomez, and Alvin Cailan of Eggslut. The...

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1 February 2018

Philippine Postal Corporation Issues Mama Sita Commemorative Stamps

PHLpost and Mama Sita Foundation presenting the official first day cover of Mama Sita's birth centennial commemorative stamp. Teresita 'Mama Sita' Reyes commemorative postage stamps were recently issued by Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost), gathering Mama Sita family and relatives, st...

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6 October 2017

Harana Para Kay Mama Sita: Birth Centenary Tribute for Country’s Favorite Ina

From left: Maestro Jerry Dadap with 3-year-old Eumi Maurin, Leonarda Tulao, Mama Sita Foundation President Clara Kalayaan-Reyes Lapus, Adolfo Reyes, Rosie Lardizabal, and Aida Rejano. This year marks the 100th birth anniversary of Philippine culinary icon Teresita "Mama Sita" Reyes. On Sept...

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31 July 2017

Mama Sita Extends Cookbook Donation to Vancouver Library

(From left) Mama Sita Foundation representatives Neil, Jessica, Sabrina, and Rosalinda Luis Macdougall with Philippine Consul General Neil Frank Ferrer, Chief Librarian of the Vancouver Public Library Ms. Sandra Singh, and Manager of Collections and Technical Services Ms. Christine Middlemass duri...

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6 June 2017

What Kids Should Know about Filipino Food: Mama Sita’s Centennial Edition

Mama Sita Foundation launches a special centennial edition of “What Kids Should Know About Filipino Food” together with Adarna House Publishing last May 27. In celebration of Teresita “Mama Sita” Reyes’ 100th birth anniversary, the Mama Sita Foundation has collaborated with Adarna H...

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1 February 2017

Mama Sita’s Filipino Food Mission in Madrid

A few weeks before Madrid Fusion in Spain, Corrie Salandanan, who lives in Paris, received a call from Mama Sita’s in Manila, inviting her to represent the Filipino heritage brand in the prestigious food event in Madrid. Figure 1: Corrie Salandanan, A Filipina who lives in Paris represents ...

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4 November 2016

Mama Sita’s represents Philippines at the ASEAN Culinary Festival

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA- Kusina ni Mama Sita, represented by culinary director Joyce Sandoval (far right), joined the recently concluded ASEAN Culinary festival along with other Southeast Asian culinary experts. As each country representative prepared dishes of their cuisine, the Philippine team serv...

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4 November 2016

Stamp and Cookbook Donation to National Library of Korea

We recently donated Mama Sita's Stamp and Cookbooks to the National Library of Korea. According to the Vice Consul of the Philippine Embassy in South Korea, the National Library's Chief Executive, Mr. Lim Wonsun welcomed the addition of the cookbooks to their vast collection of 4. 3 million b...

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26 September 2016

Mama Sita’s Brings Philippine Flavors to Russia

The Mama Sita Foundation recently travelled to Russia to formally turnover Mama Sita commemorative stamps and cookbooks to the Russian State Library in Moscow, while bringing Philippine Flavors to the Russian market as well. Russian State Library president, Dr. Victor Fedorov, Centre of Orien...

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8 June 2016

Mga Kuwentong Pagkain 2016 Call for Entries

We’re rounding-up a potful of food stories from kitchens around the Philippines’ scattered islands. Like a great cook selects her ingredients to bring out the best of flavors. These stories reveal an ocean of knowledge about Philippines rich culinary history. Take out your best sandok and ...

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