Wednesday, January 4, 2017

PFCDD - the first Philippine Food Dictionary ever printed



After more than two decades of research and another 2 years of pre-publication works, the first Philippine food dictionary now sees print. Edgie Polistico's Philippine Food, Cooking, and Dining Dictionary (PFCDD) is dedicated to feature multifaceted Pinoy food culture, local tastes, and cuisine.

This book is published by Anvil Publishing in Metro Manila and was first released in September 2016 during the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) held at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay, Philippines.


Get to know more about Pinoy food culture with this book.

Know the local and common names of Pinoy food, ingredients, tastes, implements, and other words Filipino used in culinary and related food culture.

We have more in this food dictionary. Learn how locals call the different colors, flavors, and tastes. You can find in the book most of the fishes commonly found in the Philippine seas and freshwater, with their local common names. As well as list of other animals (including the exotic ones), vegetables, fruits, grains, crops, spices, etc. also with their local common names. And when appropriate, with their corresponding scientific names.


The book is ideal for culinary students and teachers, food researchers, food writers and bloggers, foodies, historians, tourists, local travellers, home cook, those in food business. and those who want to learn new words of the many languages and dialects we have across the archipelago.


Because of his extensive research and the story of struggles behind the creation of this book, Edgie Polistico was featured by ANVIL Publishing in October 2016.


Incidentally, the Gourmand Awards jury has announced in December 2016 that this book won the national category on Food Writing. The book will represent the Philippines in international competition in its category against winners from other countries for the Best in the World to be announced at the annual Gourmand Awards Ceremony in Yantai, China on May 27 & 28, 2017.


Buy a copy for someone dear and someone special. Of course, gift yourself a copy too.

It's a unique and worthwhile gift you can give. It is the first of its kind - the first Philipine food dictionary printed ever.


The Philippine Food, Cooking, and Dining Dictionary (PFCDD) is available in the Powerbooks and the National Book Store, or shop a copy online.




Saturday, December 24, 2016

First Pinoy food dictionary won the national FOOD WRITING category



Just now, I got an email from Gourmand Awards. My knees and hands are shaking. I can't explain what I feel.

Here's the mail:


Gourmand Awards rmandbooks.com>
Today at 5:32 AM

To: avhabulan@anvilpublishing.com jbpantorillo@anvilpublishing.com edgiepolistico@yahoo.com aejazmines@yahoo.com

Congratulations!

The Gourmand Awards jury is delighted to announce that Food Cooking and dining dictionary is the national winner in
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Philippine Food, Cooking, and Dining Dictionary (Open & Free)

Philippine Food Illustrated

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