Saturday, February 4, 2017

Gourmand Awards shortlist of 2016 finalists

This afternoon, the Gourmand Book Awards had just released its short list of finalist and we are lucky my book is included. Here's the email from Gourmand Award's president, Edouard Cointreau:

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From: yaping zhang
To: edgiepolistico@yahoo.com


The shortlist is published TODAY. Please see Categoriy D04 in the attached document. It is posted on website www.cookbookfair.com
 
Congratulations

Best wishes

Edouard Cointreau

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Shown in the image, below, is an extracted list from the original PDF file that included the other categories with finalists coming from the Philippines.

Congratulations and good luck to all of us. 

MABUHAY!


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Author of Philippine Food, Cooking, and Dining Dictionary - the first and only published Pinoy food and dining dictionary. The book won the national category as Philippine's finalist to the Gourmand Awards international food writing contest in Yantai, Shandong, China to be held in May 2017. A lexicographer who began to compile and wrote his first vernacular dictionaries at the age of 14. A collector of contemporary and vintage dictionaries, both local and foreign.  A linguist studying the many dialects you can find in the Philippines. A blogger maintaining at least 11 blog sites. A researcher of food culture, Pinoy pop culture, interesting places and structures in the country, local transportations, Philippine churches and other places of worship of any religion and beliefs, local anthropology, socio-cultural issues, and whatever interesting about the Philippines and the Filipinos. A visual artist who uses pencil, watercolor, pen, and fingers as medium of expression - once an editorial cartoonist of local broadsheet and campus publications. Created his first hand-made comics magazine and participated the Marian watercolor exhibits in his hometown parish while in high school. A photographer taking at least 2K photos a week in the field while on travel for almost two decades now.  A poet hiding most of the time. A low-profile historian studying continually the origins, history, and progression of many places in the country. A computer programmer who wrote the codes and designed the software application of his digital Cebuano-English dictionary and distributed it for free around the country and over the internet. A traveler who had been to all four corners of the Philippine archipelago, and still setting more footprints anywhere in the country.  A holder of professional driver's license once took the wheels for UBER. A home cook who loves to enhance, modify, elaborate, experiment if not invent more of  Pinoy dishes and delicacies.

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