Food Magazine Editor Talks on ‘Tasting Words’

Food Magazine Editor Talks on ‘Tasting Words’

Food Magazine associate editor Ginny Mata will give a talk on food and food writing titled “Tasting Words” on February 11. 

The talk is part of an ongoing lecture series sponsored by the Edilberto and Edith Tiempo Creative Writing Center of Silliman University.

Ms Mata, who is also the founding baker of La Gordita, has written extensively about food since graduating from the University of the Philippines-Diliman (UP). She has taught English and Creative Writing at UP and specialized in teaching food writing as a form of non-fiction. She has written for Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire, and Sunday Inquirer Magazine. Ms Mata has also worked on several books on food, namely A is for Adobo (Tahanan Publishing) and Bukidnon: The Filipino Frontier. She gives regular workshops on food writing for the Ayala Museum.

For more information, contact Asst. Prof. Ian R. Casocot at 422-6002 loc. 350, or e-mail creative.writing@su.edu.ph.