By Melissa Luz Lopez, VERA Files
Instead of feasting on the usual lechon – known to be the staple of a Filipino fiesta, health advocates urged people to shift to a tastier and more nutritious alternative: an organic brown rice meal.
This they did with the help of some celebrities, who gave a sampling of their unique brown rice dishes during the recent World Food Day celebration at the PETA Theater Center in Quezon City.
Comedienne Tuesday Vargas, who prepared a sumptuous brown rice and garlic lime chicken dish for the event, said: “As a testament, lahat po kami ay gumawa ng mga pagkain na bukod sa masustansya na at mabuti para sa ating mga local farmers, ang mga ito po ay masarap (all of us prepared meals that are not only nutritious and beneficial to local farmers, but also taste good).”
Imago vocalist Aia De Leon whipped up a three-layer brown rice special, made of chicken, squash and mozzarella cheese, while singer and cyclist Nityalila Saulo warmed the crowd’s presence withRead More »from Celebs whip up brown rice meals to promote the ‘good food’