October is Filipino History month so it makes perfect sense to learn how to cook Filipino-inspired dishes from Chef Phillip Esteban. 

The second installment in the EdibleSD@Home cooking series, Filipino Cooking with Chef Phillip will take place on October 20, starting at 6pm. You’ll learn how to make one entrée and one side dish from Esteban, plus cooking hacks and his trick for making the perfect rice. The main dish will be a vegetarian version of the Filipino dish sisig, a flavorful combination of wood ear mushrooms, crispy tofu, peppers, onions, and pickles on top of garlic fried rice. The side dish will be a Filipino take on the classic Tijuana Caesar Salad. 

Class Includes:

  • 2 recipes 
  • Shopping list sent to you five days before the class
  • Individual Zoom login
  • Moderator available to help answer questions before, during, and after the class

Register now for $25


About Chef Phillip Esteban

A San Diego native, Esteban led research and development for CH Projects (Craft & Commerce, Born & Raised) before launching his own project, Open Gym, a nonprofit and creative collective focused on establishing sustainable ecosystems of change within communities through the pillars of food, space, and well-being. Designed to be a self-sustaining organization, meals, community programs, and resources are funded through revenues from a collection of culinary concepts like Craft Meals Catering. Several openings in development for 2021 include White Rice, a Filipino rice bowl food stall located within Liberty Public Market, Wordsmith, a chef-driven retail shop and bookstore, and WellFed, an elevated Filipino restaurant.


How do I access the class?

Class attendees will receive a Zoom link the day of the cooking class. You need to have Zoom downloaded on your device in order to access the class.

What ingredients will I need?

Five days before the class, we will send you a shopping list with ingredients you will need for the recipes. All ingredients will be things you can easily find at most grocery stores, or already in your own cupboards.

Do I have to be on video?

Nope! We encourage attendees to have their cameras on so the chef can see what you’re doing but it’s not required.

What happens after the class?

Eat up! You’ll have a full meal ready for dinner—enjoy!

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