For over 25 years, I have been cooking Filipino and Asian dishes almost every day. This blog is all about sharing with you what I’ve been cooking throughout my life.
When I moved to America over 20 years ago, my Dad worried a lot about my well-being in a foreign country.
My name is Elizabeth Besa Quirino and I live in the east coast with my husband and two sons. Before we moved, I assured my father I was going to be fine because Mom taught me how to cook. Cooking was what I knew best. It was one of my best coping mechanisms.
And this is what this blog is all about… to share with you my Filipino & Asian recipes and how I find a way to cook these dishes in my American kitchen everyday. Come on and grab a seat, and enjoy my gastronomic adventures!
Elizabeth or @Mango_Queen to the food world, food blogger of this site “ Asian In America”, is a freelance journalist, copywriter, research analyst and former college instructor. But no matter how busy she is, she finds time to be in her kitchen to whip up Filipino food and Asian home cooking, something she’s been doing for over 25 years.
Elizabeth learned how to cook at an early age from her mom, when she was growing up in the Philippines. Now that she lives in the USA, Elizabeth continues the family traditions of home cooking daily meals and raised her 2 sons on delicious Filipino food. Elizabeth enjoys sharing these family recipes she’s developed herself on her food blog which has been noticed by the NY Times, the LA Times, Gourmet Live, Foodista and highly curated recipe sites like Gojee. In addition, Elizabeth is a regular contributor to Homemade Quirk, the blog of Quirk Books. She is also a contributor to Positively Filipino, an ezine of Philippine news and features.
Elizabeth travels to and from Manila and Asia, in constant search of new recipes and travel stories. In the Philippines, you’ll find her feature articles in “FOOD Magazine”, Manila’s largest circulating culinary magazine and www.cookeatnow.com, a Manila-based recipe site. On her trip to Manila in September 2012, she received the “Doreen G. Fernandez Food Writing Award”, where her essay “A Hundred Mangoes in a Bottle” won in the annual writing contest in honor of the Philippine’s pioneer food writer. This essay is now part of the book “Savor the Word: Ten Years of the Doreen G. Fernandez Food Writing Awards (Anvil Publishing).”
As an international food writer, Elizabeth is currently writing and editing the “Paulinian Cookbook Project”, a collection of alumni recipes for her alma mater, St. Paul University of Manila, to benefit their outreach programs. On the side, Elizabeth likes to dabble in watercolor and Chinese painting, having learned the art from the esteemed artist and philosopher, the late Professor Chen Bing Sun.
Now that her sons are all grown, Elizabeth proudly says “when my sons come home and cook for me, I know life has come full circle.” Currently Elizabeth lives in the east coast with her husband.
Най-богатата гама сватбени аксесоари на едно място.