La Germania: Your Ideal Kitchen Helper

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A well stocked and fully equipped kitchen would inspire anyone to cook. Whether you’re a first time cook or an experienced one, your kitchen equipment and appliances should be dependable most especially your range oven or stove. Even novice cooks can attest that using a reliable stove or range that produces consistent heat or flame can do wonders to one’s cooking.

La Germania, is one of the preferred household brands of professional chefs, home cooks and foodies, with an array of cookers and ovens that suit the demands of all kinds of culinary needs. Its wide assortment of products from its five-gas burner range ovens to single burner tabletop gas and electric stoves can also fit any budding cook’s budget.

A special luncheon was prepared by Chefs Rolando and Jackie Laudico at Chef Laudico Guevarra’s for an introduction of the La Germania line.

With its Italian heritage, which can be traced to its principal Bertazzoni, La Germania products have been meticulously engineered to be tough enough to withstand the constant grind of the modern Filipino kitchen.

Manufactured locally by General Heat Corporation under the trademark La Germania, by virtue of a licensing agreement between Bertazzoni SPA of Italy, La Germania stoves, range ovens, range hoods, cookers and accessories are prized by families and professional kitchens for their longevity, mileage, superior quality and performance.  It is also distributed in the Philippines alongside its sister brands Bertazzoni La Germania and Bertazzoni.

They gave some tips and showed how some of their well renowned dishes are prepared.

Just a couple of the mouth watering offerings at Chef Laudico Guevarra’s.

La Germania is available in Kitchen Gallery showrooms and all appliance centers nationwide.

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#DoTheCalBeats Dance Challenge Online and Win Jack ‘n Jill Calbee Treats!

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The #DoTheCalBeats Dance Challenge officially launched with a dance battle featuring university dance crews at Trinoma on June 10. Universities such as UST, UP, Adamson University, PUP, De La Salle, and University of the East battled it out for a chance to win Php70,000.

The launch was to introduce the #DoTheCalBeats Dance Challenge Online so folks at home can join in on the fun by making their own dance covers. To join just follow the instructions:

  • Participants can choose to go solo or in groups (max of 5)
  • Video record your best dance cover of Jack ‘n Jill Calbee’s “Konnichi-whoa” jingle
  • Post to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the caption “I/We just made our own dance cover of the #DoTheCalbeatsHoney Butter! Can you top this? #PotatoPros
  • Don’t forget to tag Jack ‘n Jill Calbee

Win Calbee treats, Php20,000 in cash or a trip to Japan for 4! The first set of winners will be announced by the end of July.

Grand Champion – Polytechnic University of the Philippines

UP Manila

Bastian was game to represent me at this event and it was a happy moment for me being able to have him join me on my blogging journey. Being 17 years old I wanted to give him the opportunity to put himself in a situation where he would have to be assertive and can practice his photography skills. He more than impressed me by getting to interview Yassi Pressman!

Share the Calbee goodness with friends and family! Our favorites? Classic Salted and Honey Butter!

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Back to School Easy Pha-Max Wheatgrass Recipes

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Press Release- Got a picky eater back-to-schooler? Here are nutritionist-dietitian approved lunch-box recipes to inspire you to cook something deliciously hearty, homemade and healthy. With these Wheatgrass Easy Pha-max infused recipes that help to cleanse, alkalize, and nourish the body, your kids are guaranteed to enjoy highly nutritious school meals. Contains carbohydrates, proteins, fatty acids, 17 amino acids, 12 vitamins, 10 minerals, more than 100 types of enzymes, chlorophyll and phytochemicals, Easy Pha-max Wheatgrass will also help to fuel your little one’s mind and provide energy throughout the school season. So skip the processed food, opt for wholesome homemade options with these easy-to-make wheatgrass recipes that you, your kids, and the whole family will love! 

Crunchy Corn Fritters (243 kcal)

Besides being rich in fiber, corn can also keep your little one stuffed and satisfied to get through their day in school!
Yields: 5 servings

3 cup fresh corn
2/3 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup cream cheese
2 green onions, sliced
2 slices cooked bacon, chopped
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
Juice of 1 lime, divided
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
Sour cream, for serving
1 Sachet of Easy Pha-max Wheatgrass Pure


In a medium bowl, combine corn, cornmeal, cheddar, cream cheese, green onions, bacon, eggs, half the lime juice. Stir to combine and season with salt and pepper. Using your hands, form the mixture into small patties.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Working in batches, fry the patties until they’re golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
Garnish each with sour cream and a squeeze of lime if desired.

Wheatgrass French Toast (359 kcal)

A little trick to get your kid come home with an empty lunch box? Make it fun! A smiley emoticon cut out will entice them to devour this cheery toast and will surely get them prodding for more.
Yields: 1 serving

1 egg
3/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
2 slices of bread
1 sachet of Easy Phamax Wheatgrass Pure

Beat together egg, milk, cinnamon, vanilla and salt and Easy Pha-Max Wheatgrass Pure. Heat a lightly oiled skillet or griddle over medium heat. Soak bread slices in egg mixture for 20 second on each side, or until thoroughly coated. Cook bread until both sides are lightly browned and crisp. Serve hot.

Green French Omelette (432 kcal)

If you’re having a hard time because your kid is not a veggie eater, this noteworthy recipe with Easy Pha-Max Wheatgrass is a delicious solution. Double the fun by assembling a sleeping rice bear that’s enveloped in a classic and comforting french omelette!
Yields: 1 serving

2 Eggs
2 tbsp. Water
1/8 tsp. salt
Dash of pepper
1 tsp. butter
1 sachet of Easy Pha-max Wheatgrass Lemon
Filling: cheese or chopped ham

Beat eggs, water, salt, pepper and 1 sachet of Easy Pha-max Wheatgrass Lemon in small bowl until blended.
Heat butter in 6 to 8 inch non-stick omelet pan or skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Tilt pan to coat bottom. Pour in egg mixture. Mixture should set immediately at edges.
Gently push cooked portions from edges toward the center with inverted turner so that uncooked eggs can reach the hot pan surface. Continue until cooked, tilting pan and gently moving cooked portions as needed.
When top surface of eggs is thickened and no visible liquid egg remains, place filling on one side of the omelet. Fold omelet in half with turner. With a quick flip of the wrist, turn pan and invert or slide omelette onto plate. Serve immediately.

Green Lemon Cookies (136 Kcal per cookie)

Fun and tasty meet in this cookie recipe! Because it’s enhanced with Easy Pha-Max Wheatgrass, you no longer have to worry if your kids are consuming sugary snacks that are filled with nothing but preservatives!

Yields: 12 pcs.


1 cup flour
½ cup butter
½ cup sugar
2 sachets of Easy Pha-Max Wheatgrass with Lemon
3 tsp. lemon rind
1/2 tsp. salt


Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius for 15 minutes. Combine all dry ingredients and mix well. Using a wire whisk or electric mixer, cream butter. Add dry ingredients to butter. Form a dough ball and spread using a rolling pin. Cut into desired shapes with cooking cutter. Set in ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 15 minutes. Cool in cookie rack and keep in airtight container.

Easy Pha-Max Wheatgrass is FDA-approved and comes in original, honey, and lemon flavours and available in all Mercury Drugstores, S&R, Watsons, Robinsons Supermarket and other leading groceries and supermarkets nationwide. For order and inquires, contact Customer Service Hotline at (02) 8901111 or 09055757799 and follow social media pages: Wheatgrass C.A.N on Facebook and ilovewheatgrass on Instagram and Twitter.

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