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THE PEPPER MILL – Pepper Teehankee (The Philippine Star) – March 25, 2021 – 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Grand Hyatt Manila’s Irish government chef Mark Hagan showcased the flexibility and high quality of grass-fed Irish beef and pork in an on line cooking course for a find group of cooks, culinary pupils, and media, which include myself.

My variation of grilled beef strip loin in lettuce wraps with chili glaze Foodstuff ph

PEPPER TEEHANKEE Jack Hogan on a Leica C Electronic Digicam

Bord Bia, the Irish Govt Foodstuff Board co-funded by the European Union, structured this from The Cellar Kitchen area of the Grand Hyatt Manila.

My version of sous-vide confit Irish pork belly with onion puree

Food items pictures by PEPPER TEEHANKEE Jack Hogan on a Leica C Electronic Camera

We all joined the Issa Litton-hosted Zoom convention and watched chef Mark prepare two dishes: sous-vide confit pork tummy with onion puree and grilled beef strip loin with chili glaze in lettuce wraps.  I followed Mark’s directions and cooked the family meal by this course.

East Fulfills West Culinary Competitiveness 2020 Leading 5: Karl Kenneth Watson, Marichu Jung, Donie Bigcas, Nathaniel Deocaris, and Francis Dave Selorio

Bord Bia sent all the elements we needed beforehand, which included Irish pork belly and John Stone dry-aged Irish beef.  The deal came with Irish milk and my beloved Kerrygold butter (they despatched unsalted for cooking but buy the salted a person, which is much better for bread)! I started off to sous vide my pork belly the working day prior to.

In 2019, the European Union picked Ireland to carry out a co-funded marketing campaign advertising European Pork & Beef in the Philippines.

Issa Litton with Mark Hagan

Ireland is the major internet exporter of beef in the European Union. Focused Irish relatives producers are completely invested in producing the maximum good quality meals in harmony with character developing organic and sustainable foodstuff is their passion. The Irish goods are extensively endorsed by about 40 Michelin-starred cooks throughout the globe mainly because of the meat’s tenderness and abundant flavor.

Bord Bia industry expert Jack Hogan mentioned, “We are quite happy with our most up-to-date European pork and beef activity in the Philippines, the Chef Masterclass. This hybrid action demonstrates the large-high-quality meat that Europe/Eire features to the Philippine marketplace.  Eire is just one of the biggest suppliers of beef to the Philippines. The Philippines is Ireland’s number-one particular place for our beef exports to Asia and is our 3rd major place for our pork exports to Asia.”

Next the to start with on the net East Fulfills West Culinary Levels of competition in 2020, the 2021 opposition is owing in the next 50 % of 2021. The competitors supplied an chance for chefs and culinary pupils to showcase their talents to a broad viewers all through this very challenging period for the food items provider sector.

John Stone Irish dry-aged beef

I consider I did a good position preparing the Irish pork and beef!  Check out the concluded product or service on my photographs in this article!  If everyone would like the recipe for these dishes, it is posted on my Instagram account.

Irish beef is at the moment obtainable at a amount of significant-stop dining places and resorts in Metro Manila. Irish beef is also turning into far more available in supermarkets and specialty stores.

For a lot more on the European Pork and Beef Campaign in the Philippines, visit or

EUPorkandBeefPH on Facebook or @europorkbeef_ph on Instagram.

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