Wednesday, January 20, 2016


Nothing brings people together like good food. And that's what brought us together yesterday when we witnessed the attempt of Unilever Food Solutions with the use of Knorr Liquid Seasoning to create a new record of serving 100 Tapa dishes in one day. Did they break the record? 

I'm a fan of Tapa. Until yesterday, I didn't know that possibilities are endless in making different kind of tapas. Well, aside from my favorite tapsilog(tapa, sinangag, itlog), my imagination is limited when it comes to tapa. But can you imagine 100 tapa dishes? Oh yes, it's possible, thanks to Knorr Liquid Seasoning!

I had so much fun checking out the 100 tapa dishes made by 10 Filipino Chefs. Tapa came from the Sanskrit word tapas which means "heat". Over the years, we can find tapa dishes where we have learned to marinade the meat with soy sauce and other seasonings prepared on our table.

Unilever Food Solutions, the maker of Knorr, Lady's Choice, Best Foods and Lipton, hosted the record-breaking event yesterday held at SMX Convention Center, SM Aura. UFS partnered with and challenged ten distinct chefs across the Metro to create their ten signature and unique tapa dishes. 

It was my first time to see tapa dishes cooked in a different way. And I'm simply amazed by how the ten chefs incorporated tapa with the use of Knorr Liquid Seasoning in their amazing meals.

Check out some of the highlights and tapa dishes prepared yesterday. Are you ready to drool? :)

Yemas Curadas Gambas "Tapas" by Chef Kit Carpio

Chicken Tapa Iberian Style by Chef Kit Carpio

Jicama and Tofu Vegetable Tapa in Fresh Spring Roll by Chef April Martinez-Aluning

Another one by Chef April Martinez-Aluning, Baked Tapa Mussels

Pork Tapa Buns by Chef Joseph Ventura

A big, big congratulations to the Unilever Food Solutions team for making the record-breaking possible! The Knorr National Tapa Day is now part of our history! Woot! 

Thank you also to the team of 10 Chefs for making 100 Tapa dishes in one day!

To celebrate this record-breaking event, everyone is invited to celebrate the love for Tapa! 

Knorr invites you to join the Knorr National Tapa Day happening on January 29, 2016! For one day, we can celebrate our love for tapa through a one-day nationwide promotion where we can enjoy two platefuls of tapsilog for the price of one.

Mark your calendar and visit UFS's Tapa partners nationwide such as Tapa King, Rufo's, Countryside Steakhouse, Merzci Bakeshop & Restaurant, Floyd's, and Taps for the buy one, take one promo.

Make sure to be there starting store opening hours as Knorr National Tapa Day TAPArtners will treat the first 100 dine-in customers to a buy one, take one promo. This promo also applies to all ala carte tapsilog meals offered by participating establishments.

It's going to be an all-day event, so make sure to have your tummy ready for yummy tapa dishes!

For more recipe ideas, visit to see why using Knorr Liquid Seasoning is a must-have staple in our kitchen.

Thank you, Unilever Food Solutions and Knorr for letting me witness this remarkable event. Thank you for having me. Congratulations!


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