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Heartache does not only come with partners finding themselves at the end of their relationship and completely parting ways.  It also comes from shattered dreams, broken promises, and the agony of hopeful waiting.

But not all hopeful waiting ends in vain. In cooking, hopeful waiting can help you achieve rich, meaty stock for your soups and sauces. You can boil meat and bones for hours to produce a flavorful stock as bases of your dishes. Hopeful waiting can be slow cooking of beef for a tender beef dish, or mixing and matching different ingredients to produce a flavorful sauce. Whether you are preparing meaty dishes or gulay recipes, cooking is an artful craft that can require hard work. Hopeful waiting in cooking will cost you time, effort and test your patience.

But Ajinomoto products can shorten the agony and cost of hopeful waiting and conveniently help you perfect the taste of every dish. You don’t have to put full effort to make your dishes meaty and delicious. Just like this Pinoy Pork Asado recipe made easy with Sarsaya® Oyster Sauce. You don’t need to mix complicated ingredients to produce a flavorful dish.


Stop the pain of hopeful waiting. Start cooking and maybe, in time, you’ll find what you’ve been looking for. Catch more Love Bites. Stay tuned for more tips on how to feed your broken heart.

Sofie Conejos

Sofia Monteseňa–Conejos is AJINOMOTO PHILIPPINES CORPORATION’s Manager for the Culinary Nutrition team. She is highly skilled in kitchen management, recipe development, nutrient computation, food styling, and cooking demonstration. She is also a member of Nutritionist-Dietitian’s Association of the Philippines, Philippine Association of Nutrition and Philippine Society of Nutritionist – Dietitians, Inc.


Christian Joseph S. Baluyot, RND is AJINOMOTO PHILIPPINES CORPORATION’s Junior Specialist for Culinary Nutrition. He develops recipe, conducts nutrition research and provides nutrition information as a licensed nutritionist-dietitian. Jhay graduated at the Manila Tytana Colleges with a Bachelor’s Degree in Holistic Nutrition with Culinary Arts. 


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