May 20, 2018

Mother’s Day Treat from Shopwise

Recently, a fun-filled cooking and wine-tasting- educational advance Mother’s Day treat to customers, and mommy bloggers hosted by Shopwise held at Alabang Branch, Festival Mall.

Last May 12, 2018 was an afternoon of fun-filled as Shopwise showcased activities much to the mother’s delight, like Cooking Lessons, Wine 101 and Wine Show.

Cooking Lesson 

The first activity was the cooking lesson by Chef Jee Mingoa, a seasoned Chef of Alchemy Bar and Bistro. He is expert in French Western and Mediterranean cuisine. He shared to us dishes using wines -  Pan-Fried Fish Fillet with Caper Tomato and Creamy Beef Paprikash.

Creamy Beef Paprikash

Pan-Fried Fish Fillet with Caper Tomato

  • Season the fish fillet with salt and pepper.
  • Dredge fish on both sides and shake off excess.
  • Heat oil in pan over medium heat.
  • Place the fish in the pan and cook until lightly browned on both sides.
  • Plate the fish on hot dinner plate.
  • Place the pan over moderate heat.
  • Add butter.
  • Add onions, garlic and capers. Saute until soft.
  • Add wine and reduce.
  • Add the cherry on top of the fish and serve with lemon wedge.

Pan-Fried Fish Fillet with Caper Tomato

Wine Show

Joseph Apostol, Philippines Wine Flairing president spiced up the gathering with his wine flairing talent tossing around as much as 4 bottles to some tunes and fast beats.

Joseph presents some wine recipes including ‘Blossoming Mom‘ with ‘The Family Trentham‘ wine and Mamita el Mojito using Cranswick Lakefield, Citrus Sunshine and more. 

Blossoming Mom with The Family Trentham

 Wine Lesson 101 

The Wine Lesson 101 with Mr. Mattia Mauri, hailing from Italy and a wine expert that started  learning about wine right after school in Europe this year to further develop his skills and knowledge. His specialty are Italian and Australian win and he represents a certain number of Australian wines being sold at Shopwise among which the top selling Beach Hut, Chain of Fire and Lakefield brands.

Wine 101 presentation by Mattia Mauri featuring wines from Australia – specifically the Beach Hut, Chain of Fire, and Lakefield brands.

It was an awesome cooking and wine tasting afternoon from Shopwise, thanks and Happy Mother's Day to all! 

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