Approachable Talk on Indian Cuisine by Chef Vikram Singh

Chef Vikram Singh was the resource speaker at the last day of the Cavite Food and Culinary Expo 2019.  Despite having an overcast skies, there were lot of attendees at the Isla Event place in Imus, Cavite province.

Chef Vikram Singh

Chef Vikram Singh

He is co- founder of Tikka Tales Food Services, Mau’s Grills, Gravies and Goodies. He is also the PRO of Global Academy Alumni Association.

He had been living in the country for 9 years and gained a lot of friends and consider the country as his second home.


The talks started at about 4:00 pm after the talk of Chef Gene Gutierrez of Big Ben’s Kitchen and famous Imus longganisa.

Senior Leader of Global Academy, Chair Person and President of Global Academy Alumni Association were at the venue to show support.

He shared some information of Indian cuisine, misconception  about the cuisine and the similarities of some dishes to Filipino cuisine.

It was well attended talks and the participants asked a lot of questions on Indian cuisines.  There was a short question and answer portion after the brief talk.  Chef Vikram Singh had some let the participants taste some of the well-loved Indian dessert.

Vikings Seaside Boulevard – New Southeast Asian Cuisine

Vikings Buffet Restaurant  , Building B, By the Bay , Seaside Boulevard , SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City – Philippines

Bloggers , Freelance Writers and  Ms. Raquel Bartolome ( Assistant Marketing Head)

We were treated to an afternoon of buffet meal of NEW menus being offered by  “ KING of BUFFET ” Restaurant – Vikings .  Trip Advisor ranked this restaurant as one of the best in the region .

 lovely assortment of different kinds of cakes and pastries

They are offering additional menu from popular Southeast Asian countries and Indian popular cuisine.

laksa shrimps , vermicelli and bean sprout soup

laksa shrimps soup is popular among Southeast Asian countries and those with Indian communities . It is good for the health and the soup enhances the appetite.


Indian appetizers

a sampling of Indian Samosa, Falafel in Pita, Tandoori Chicken Terrine with a Jicama , Mango and Coriander Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Indonesian Mee Goreng

Mie or Mee Goreng is a popular stir fry noodle dish from Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and even in southern parts of the Philippines with varying degree of spiciness and ingredients.

Kampot Squid and Sate Udang with special condiments

Kampot Squid is simply stuffed squid which originated in Cambodia . However stuffed squid is common food in other Southeast Asian countries like Philippines, Malaysia , Indonesia

Sate Udang or Satay Udang – This is a Singaporean , Malay, Indonesia dish of prawns marinated in special sauce and turmeric to taste. The prawn ( udang ) skewered and grilled meat, served with a sauce.


Ice Kachang

Ice or Ais Kachang is almost similar with our Halo-halo , it is popular in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and southern parts of the Philippines.

waffer with coconut jam and sliced oranges

Waffers with coconut jam and sliced oranges– This is common in Indonesia and Malaysia and also other Southeast Asian countries.

At Vikings, the management are redefining the concept of buffet by incorporating show kitchens in the dining area to show the guests how  professionally trained chefs prepare dishes beyond expectations.

 Sushi bar

The restaurant is a contemporary and stylish restaurant that overlooks the majestic Manila Bay through its’ vast windows.

chefs and branch manager

These wonderful dishes will be available starting this weekend at Vikings Seaside Boulevard branch !!!!

Address: Building B, By the Bay , Seaside Boulevard , SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City

Contact Information: 846-3888, 846-4888, 846-5888