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Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

  • Address : Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City 1108 Philippines

  • Email Us : info@mc.edu.ph

  • Call Us : (+63 02) 8 930-MCQC (6272)

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  • Taste of the Philippines
  • Taste of Japan
  • Taste of Korea

Taste Series

Bring the taste from around the world to the comforts of your kitchen. Our Taste Series will provide you hands-on culinary experience from a variety of cuisines, ranging from East Asian, Southeast Asian, and European.  Industry-experienced chefs will guide you through each recipe; from sushi-making to making your own kimchi and Nutella Ferrero cake. These specialty classes will make your Wednesdays and Fridays worthwhile. With just three Taste Series courses, you will earn 3 units credits should you decide to pursue the Associate in Culinary Arts.

Taste of the Philippines: Classic Filipino Dishes

Recipes 

  • Kare Kare 
  • Homemade Alamang 
  • Chicken Pork Adobo
  • Chicken Inasal
  • Sinigang Beef Ribs with Gabi 
  • Pandan Rice 
  • Turon 

Learning Points 

  • Learn your favorite Filipino classic dishes 

Course Fee: PhP 3000

Taste of the Philippines: Filipino Breads and Pastries

Recipes 

  • Ensaymada 
  • Pandesal 
  • Spanish Breads
  • Leche Flan 
  • Ube Cake 
  • Egg Tart

Course Fee: PhP 3000

Taste of Japan: Katsu

Recipes 

  • Ton Katsu - Pork
  • Tori Katsu – Chicken 
  • Salmon 
  • Tonkatsu Sauce 
  • Japanese Rice 
  • Miso Soup 
  • Cabbage Salad with Sesame Dressing

Learning Points

  • Choosing meat for frying 
  • Proper breading technique 
  • Proper frying technique 
  • Choosing oil

Course Fee: PhP 3000

Taste of Japan: Sushi and Sashimi

Recipes

  • Tuna Sashimi 
  • Salmon Sashimi 
  • Sushi Rice
    • California Maki
    • Tuna Roll
    • Spicy Salmon Roll
  • Chirashi Don 
  • Kani Sarada

Learning Points 

  • Japanese Flavors
  • Techniques in preparing sashimi 
  •  Techniques in preparing sushi rice

Course Fee: Php 3500

Taste of China: Dimsum

Recipes 

  • Pork Siomai 
  • Steamed Spareribs 
  • Steamed Beef Ball 
  • Siopao Asado
  • Siopao Bola Bola 
  • Buchi 

Learning Points 

  • For business or for home
  • Learn basic techniques in dimsum making

Course Fee: PhP 3500

Taste of China: Tea House Specialties

Recipes 

  • Salted Fish Fried Rice 
  • Sweet and Sour Pork 
  • Hot and Sour Soup
  • Shrimp Sotanghon 
  • Pata Tim

Course Fee: PhP 3000

Taste of Vietnam: Flavors of Vietnam

Recipes

  • Pho Bo – Beef Noodles Soup 
  • Chagio – Fried Spring Roll
  • Vietnamese Noodle Salad 
  • Goi Coun - Vietnamese Fresh Spring Roll
  • Bun Cha - Pork Barbecue Set

Course Fee: PhP 3000

Taste of Korea: Korean Barbecue

Recipes

  • Samgyupsal 
  • Beef Bulgogi
  • Banchan 
    • Potato 
    • Kimchi 
    • Bean Sprouts 
    • Dried Fish Banchan 
  • Miso Soup

Course Fee: Php 3000

Taste of Thailand: Flavors of Thailand

Recipes

  • Pad Thai 
  • Tom Yum 
  • Papaya Salad
  • Mango Salad 
  • Bagoong Rice 
  • Thai Red Curry 
  • Mango Sticky Rice 

Course Fee: PhP 3000

Taste of Italy: Classic Italian Desserts

Recipes

  • Amarreti Cookies 
  • Tiramisu
  • Affogato 
  • Panna Cotta 
  • Nutella and Ferrero Cake

Course Fee: PhP 3500

  • Number of Sessions: 1 per cuisine
    Class Schedule: 4-5 hrs, weekdays
    Course Fee: PhP 3,000.00 - 3,500 each

  • Application is ongoing. Open to female & male students

Why take Taste Series at MC?

  • Learn from Chef instructors who have diverse specialties and years of industry experience
  • Hands-on means more cooking less talking
  • Gain real-world experience through our in-house practicum
  • Schedule
  • Apply
  • Course Credits & Cost
  • Instructors
  • November 29 (F) : Taste of the Philippines: Noche Buena Turkey (P4,000)
  • November 29 (F) : Taste of the Philippines: Noche Buena Feast (P4,000)
  • December 2 (M) : Taste of Japan: Katsu (P3,000)
  • December 3 (T) : Taste of Japan: Sushi & Sashimi (P3,500)
  • December 10 (T) - Taste of Korea: Korean Barbeque
  • December 11 (W) : Taste of Japan: Sushi & Sashimi (P3,500)

1. Applicant must be at least a high school graduate.
 

2. Download the Application Form or  obtain a printed copy of the form at the Department of Entrepreneurship located at Room 202, 2F Paz Adriano (PA) Building, Higher Education Unit, Miriam College.
 

3.   or personally submit your Application Form at the the Department of Entrepreneurship. Wait for confirmation of your slot.

 

4. After confirmation of your slot, pay the course fee at any of the following venues:

  • MC College Cashier: Open Monday - Friday, 7:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Present your official receipt at the College of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Accountancy (2F Paz Adriano Bldg)
     
  • Over-the-counter at Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)
    • Miriam College Savings Account: 3081-1192-27
    • Email a clear copy of the VALIDATED DEPOSIT SLIP with your full name and the course you are taking to: mctreasury@mc.edu.ph, csantos@mc.edu.ph, and msevilla@mc.edu.ph
       
  • Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Website or Mobile App
    • Transfer to 3rd Party to 3081-1192-27 (Miriam College Savings Account)
    • Forward the Confirmation Email (or a screenshot of the confirmation page on the app/website) with your full name and the course you are taking to: mctreasury@mc.edu.ph, csantos@mc.edu.ph, and msevilla@mc.edu.ph

 

You will receive 3 units credit for the ladderized Associate in International Culinary Arts program if you take a 3-5 Taste Series courses .

Course Fee: Each Taste Series course is PhP 3,000 or PhP 3,500. Please see the individual course information above.

Inclusions:    

  • All ingredients
  • Manuals and recipes 
  • Use of kitchen 
  • Use of equipment
  • Insurance


Student’s Personal Account:

  • Apron
  • Chef Toto Erfe
  • Chef Agnes Borromeo 
  • Chef Francis Roman
  • Chef Tricia Ignacio 
  • Chef Alvin Magpantay 
  • Chef Datu Pendatun

Upon completion of 3 Taste Series courses, you will earn 3 units for the ladderized Associate in International Culinary Arts program. Visit the Associate in International Culinary Arts program webpage to learn more.