(Davao City, Philippines) – The rewarding experience of sharing a feast is just one of the many perks of cooking especially for Filipinos, and Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil ambassador Chef Donita Rose happily shares her passion in cooking at the first leg of her Regional Festival Tour, Davao’s Kadayawan Festival.
Kadayawan Festival, being the city’s biggest annual party, is a week-long celebration in which the entire city transforms into a colorful place with people celebrating in the streets. The festival’s 31st anniversary could cannot be any bigger, with Chef Donita sharing her satisfying recipes that are all a perfect fit for the fiesta gathering.
The celebrity chef is set to do a series of promotional cooking demo mall shows. Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil had its festival tour at Gaisano Mall last August 20, 4PM; in this event Chef Donita has shown a unique signature dish using her cooking techniques and unique ingredients fresh from Davao.
“Filipinos, especially the Davaoeños, really love to eat particularly during the Kadayawan, our culture is practically centered on food which brings families closer, so we should also be aware of how we prepare the food and what ingredients we use for the dishes that we serve,” said Donita.
With the thanksgiving festival of Davao showcasing their bountiful harvest of fruits, vegetables, livestock and poultry seafood, Chef Donita wants to help Davaoeños to prepare delicious dishes using their harvest, but making it heart healthy with the use of Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil.
“We must always be conscious that the ingredients we use should be good for the heart, like Jolly Heart Mate Canola oil which contains the lowest amount of bad fats (saturated fats) but packs in the good kind like omega 3 and 6 that are good for the heart,” Donita shared.
Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil also contains Vitamin A and has a pale golden color, light texture, and neutral taste that makes it good for all kinds of cooking. Aside from being versatile, it also has one of the highest smoking points which make it very ideal for frying.
Chef Donita Rose notes that the preparation and the ingredients we use in the cooking process makes a difference. These tips she plans to share makes any simple dish more flavorful, or any sinful dish a lot more heart-healthy.
“We are very happy that Donita continues to be the brand ambassador of Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil; she easily connects well with her audience given her lively personality. Her passion for cooking can be easily seen, and we believe that she can inspire others to live a healthy lifestyle by using a healthy oil like Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil in all the dishes we cook at home and especially in festivals such as the Kadayawan,” added Zen Prudentino, Fly Ace Corporation Senior Product Manager for Jolly Heart Mate Canola oil.
After the Kadayawan Festival, Donita is scheduled to have a stopover in Naga next month for the Peñafrancia Festival as part of her nationwide festival tour. For more information on Chef Donita’s Festival Tour with Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil, visit their facebook page on www.facebook.com/JollyHeartMateCanolaOil.