March 3, 2020 | 2:25 pm
Having a centralized theme for a party or a gathering greatly helps the planning on what to serve, decorate, and dress up for your celebrations. This gives a solid backbone to every detail of your party since all of the decisions must be aligned with the theme. From the venue and setup to the Pinoy ulam recipes that you plan to serve, having a consistent theme will ensure a successful event.
Not counting the invitation, the party decorations or ambiance is the first thing that your guests will see or experience as you start your party. As soon as they walk in, the feeling of “having a great party” is marked with how the place looked or felt like. There is a wide array of themes that are budget-friendly but could gladly surprise your guests.
Remember that it is all in the details. Aligning your set-up, including tables, chairs, food area, beverage area, and others, really amplifies the theme giving a unique experience to your guests. You may add design elements like uniformed linens for the tables and matching ribbons on the chairs. This can help establish your theme.
Thematic Food Choices
To make every aspect of your party pretty much consistent, applying the theme on your food will surely level up your celebration. It gives not only a consistent approach, it also entails a personal touch from the host, making the meals more meaningful. One good example of Thematic Food Choices is serving this Lumpiang Sotanghon recipe made with Sarsaya® Oyster Sauce.
Sarsaya® Oyster Sauce comes in 405ml, which could make 50 servings. Follow this simple recipe made for bulk serving.
This dish is perfect this month of March where students will march down the stage to receive their degrees. Each lumpia can be styled to look like a diploma if you want to incorporate a graduation theme to your dish.
There are Ajinomoto products available in big packs for bulk cooking like AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning (1kg), AJINOMOTO® Ginisa Flavor Seasoning Mix (250g), Crispy Fry® Original, Spicy and Garlic (238g), and PORKSAVOR® All-in-one Seasoning Mix (250g).
Stay tuned for more celebration recipes perfect for standardized bulk cooking that are delicious, easy to cook and affordable.
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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