Can Filipino cuisine be vegan, healthy, and delicious – without losing its soul? Chef RG Enriquez says yes!
Enriquez, a self-styled "passionate purveyor of vegan Filipino recipes," will take us along step-by-step as she prepares her own take on classic Filipino food. RG says her veganized dishes are delicious without losing their traditional Filipino essence.
Would you like to cook along with us? Download the recipe now!
About RG Enriquez
RG Enriquez is a cook and a purveyor of both traditionally vegan and veganized Filipino food. She was born and raised in Bacoor Cavite, Philippines, where she grew up helping her mother cook traditional Filipino food for the family. RG was 15 when she came with her family to the San Francisco Bay Area. She became a vegan in college, and now runs the food blog Astig Vegan. RG explains, "'Astig' is a Tagalog (Filipino dialect) slang word for tough, unique, or gutsy. I look at vegan Filipino food as something 'Astig.'"
This free event received partial funding support from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.