The Filipino Food Movement Australia enjoyed success at its inaugural event last month and is back again. It’s an organisations of foodies, business owners and local area community members championing the culture and cuisine from the islands of the Philippines. It’s an opportunity to explore the rich tapestry of cuisine in the great dining landscape of Sydney focusing on the underdog of asian cuisine through discovery, connection and affiliation.
“Mabuhay” is a filipino expression used in a number of ways used to welcome someone, say hello or praise life. Mabuhay Nights is a series of pop-ups hosted at one of the Filipino restaurants who will show off their kitchen prowess in standalone degustations that will focus on a particular region or ingredient of the Philippines. Taking provincial ideas from the Filipino culinary ancestry, the Chefs will modernise them, reflecting today’s modern Filipino community, 250,000 who now call Australia home.