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Wander Lust: Madrid Fusion Manila where great flavors meet

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Sat, October 1 2016   /  08:10 am

Words and Photos Erza S.T.Madrid Fusion Manila brought gourmands and chefs from around the world together for an experience that showed that fusion cuisine and innovation is the future of gastronomy.

Launched in Madrid since 2003, this annual international gastronomy congress arrived in Southeast Asia and started collaborating with food lovers in the Philippines in 2013.

Featuring food exhibitors, buyers, award-winning chefs and renowned food writers from around the world; Madrid Fusion Manila 2016 celebrated the 450th anniversary of the Galleon Trade that linked Asia with the western world.

First-timers like me found the event exciting and overwhelming. In three days, we explored a great food trade expo, featuring some of the best produce from around the globe; delicious regional lunches featuring dishes and produce from the country’s three main islands of Luzon...