Press and Awards
Simply Recipes featured the Chicken Adobo recipe of Elizabeth Ann Quirino. Click here.
Renowned Philippine Chef Claude Tayag launched his The Ultimate Filipino Adobo: Stories through the Ages, and mentioned Elizabeth Ann Quirino’s Adobong Puti and Adobong Dilaw. Read the news feature via ABS-CBN News here.
Click here to read the complete article on Simply Recipes.
The popular podcast Women Beyond A Certain Age featured Food-Family-Love with Betty Ann Quirino, who shared 2 holiday recipes. Listen here.
Philippine Star columnist Chef Claude Tayag featured Elizabeth Ann Quirino’s Adobo with Turmeric in his series Around The World In Filipino Adobos
Feedspot.com featured Elizabeth Ann Quirino’s AsianInAmericaMag.com as one of the Best 30 Asian American Blogs & Websites in 2022.
The Halo-Halo Review, a literary collection of book reviews of Filipino authors featured
Elizabeth Ann Quirino’s review of Bren Bataclan’s FE, a graphic memoir.
Chef Claude Tayag’s Adobo feature series in The Philippine Star – Food Lifestyle section featured
the White Adobo story behind the cookbook recipe of Elizabeth Ann Quirino.
The Halo-Halo Review by Eileen Tabios, a literary review of books by Filipino authors and artists featured Elizabeth Ann Quirino and her My Mother’s Philippine Recipes Cookbook.
Cook With Books Webinar hosted by Positively Filipino, was a roundtable conversation of the newest batch of Filipino cookbook authors from around the world.
Elizabeth Ann Quirino was moderator.
Watch the video here >> http://www.positivelyfilipino.com/magazine/webinar-video-cook-with-books
In celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, the New York Women’s Culinary Alliance (NYWCA)
featured Elizabeth Ann Quirino in a cooking demo from her cookbook recipes,
with Chef Sara Moulton as moderator.
Author Conversation with Terra Kelly and Elizabeth Ann Quirino
to celebrate Asian America Pacific Islander Heritage Month
DILL Magazine featured the Putong Puti classic recipe of Elizabeth Ann Quirino, made with galapong. This accompanied the article The Chronicle of Puto by Paola Paska.
Elizabeth Ann Quirino was a cooking demo guest on the Filipino American Mentoring (FAM) Workshop of Sacramento, CA, to
share how to make Filipino Polvoron + 2 different flavor varieties.
Along with guest speaker General Tony Taguba, chairman of FilVetRep.org, families of Filipino WW2 vets who fought to defend the United States
discussed the long road to recognition for the veterans in their families. Elizabeth Ann Quirino was a guest panelist on the topic.
She talked about her mother, Lourdes “Lulu” Reyes Besa, Filipina recipient of the United States Medal of Freedom, who aided American and Filipino POWs
during WWII, while searching for her missing brother Willy Reyes, a POW at Camp O’Donnell.
Elizabeth Ann Quirino, author and food journalist, was a guest panelist on The Talk with Rose Tibayan.
An in-depth discussion of the award-winning novel The Mango Bride with author Marivi Soliven Blanco.
Elizabeth Ann Besa-Quirino was one of the contributors to the cookbook The Adobo Chronicles: A Collection of Unique Adobo Recipes and Candied Essays on the Filipino Adobo,
published by the Negros Cultural Foundation (Bacolod, Philippines). This is a collection of treasured adobo family recipes and essays by chefs, authors, writers, and adobo aficionados. Read more about the cookbook here on Positively Filipino online magazine’s book review here.
Grateful and honored. Elizabeth Ann Quirino was included by WriterCEO.com in the “17 Inspiring Quotes to Motivate Writers and Editors” round up. READ the story here.
Elizabeth Ann Quirino won 2 Plaridel Writing Awards and 1 Honorable Mention from the Phil-American Press Club in San Francisco, CA.
Best Tourism Feature: Food Historian Ige Ramos, Serves Cavite’s Unsung Cuisine via Positively Filipino magazine.
Best Personal Essay: Last Christmas via Positively Filipino magazine.
Best Food Story, Honorable Mention: Stop and Smell the Power of Filipino Cooking via Positively Filipino magazine.
To commemorate Filipino American History Month, the People’s Poet Podcast, hosted by Tony Robles, author and poet,
interviewed Grace Talusan, author of The Body Papers memoir and myself.
Honored and grateful. Click link here to YouTube video.
For Filipino American History Month, Elizabeth Ann Quirino was a guest on the People’s Poet Podcast, hosted by Tony Robles, author and poet.
Click here to watch the YouTube video.
Dianne Jacob, bestselling author of Will Write For Food, and writing teacher, included Elizabeth Ann Quirino’s link on writing for a living in her newsletter “25 Irresistible Links for Food Writers and Bloggers”
Writer CEO, an author’s platform featured Betty Ann Quirino, as she traced her writing career from an Ad Agency Copywriter to her niche as a Filipino food writer in the write-up: Can You Make a Living in Food Writing and Cookbooks?
Food 52 feature on The Vegan History of Jackfruit by Pat Tanumihardja
cited Elizabeth Ann Quirino as a resource for uses of langka (jackfruit) in Philippine cooking.
Top Stories of 2019 on Positively Filipino, the premiere online magazine
Elizabeth Ann Quirino’s feature on Panlasang Pinoy’s Vanjo Merano was one of the
Top 10 Stories of 2019 on Positively Filipino, the online magazine for Filipinos in the diaspora.
Guest on the Podcast: The Heritage Cookbook Project, Episode 13
#Filipino-American Book Festival in San Francisco, CA organized by the PAWA Philippine-America Writers and Artists
Participated in the panel: HOTP Hot Off The Press Literary Readings
Panel speaker, New Trends In Filipino Cuisine: Re-creation Without Compromise
Plaridel Award 2019, Excellence in Journalism for Best Tourism Feature
Plaridel Award 2019, Merit Award, Best Food Story,
Plaridel Award 2019, Merit Award, Best Personal Essay, “War and Forgiveness”
Guest on the Podcast: YourArtsyGirl.com Podcast Episode 37
BooksByWomen.org, a global site of authors, featured Elizabeth Ann Quirino’s essay “Writing For Small Markets Gives You Power”
Yummly.com’s 10 Best Green Beans Filipino Recipes included AsianInAmericaMag.com’s recipe for Pancit Bihon Guisado
AsianInAmericaMag.com was named one of the Top 66 Food Blogs to Improve Your Instant Pot Game
March 10, 2019
Angry Asian Man blog mentioned and linked to Elizabeth Ann Quirino’s essay I Will Never Be As Brave As My Mother (Medium.com) :
“Recently, Elizabeth Ann Quirino discovered that during World War II, her mother Lourdes “Lulu” Reyes Besa risked her life to sneak medicine to prisoners of war in concentration camps in the Philippines.” Click link here.
Elizabeth Ann Quirino won 2 Plaridel Awards for excellence in journalism:
Best Food Story, Merit Award: Savoring Hidden Flavors of the Philippine Kitchen, PositivelyFilipino.com, December, 5, 2017
Best Tourism Feature Story: Tupig From Tarlac, PositivelyFilipino.com, August 2017
*These were the 5th and 6th journalism awards that Elizabeth Ann Quirino has received.
BooksbyWomen.org, a worldwide site of women authors and writers, featured Elizabeth Ann Quirino’s essay on food writing and Mother’s Day.[clearfix]
FOOD Magazine Philippines (ABS-CBN Publishing Inc.) featured the new My Mother’s Philippine Recipes Cookbook by Elizabeth Ann Besa-Quirino in the publication’s holiday issue 2017.[clearfix]
“One Can Never Have Enough Filipino Food” — Positively Filipino‘s book review of Elizabeth Ann Quirino’s two cookbooks.
The Smithsonian APA featured My Mother’s Philippine Recipes Cookbook by Elizabeth Ann Besa-Quirino on the Asian Authors Holiday Gift Guide
PBS Food Great Holiday Cookie Exchange featured Betty Ann’s Pan de San Nicolas Cookie[clearfix]
November 22, 2017
October 24, 2017
“My Mother’s Philippine Recipes Cookbook” was included in Eat Your Books October Roundup of new cookbooks for fall 2017.[clearfix]
October 5, 2017
Plaridel Awards 2017 for Journalism Excellence
Elizabeth Ann Quirino won 2 Plaridel Awards for articles which published on Positively Filipino :
Best Profile Writing – “Watch Out World Tanya Maynigo Loucks, Creator of Healthy Craft Kombucha”
Best Food Story – “Food for the Memory”
The journalism awards were given by the Philippine American Press Club at the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, CA.
These were the 4th Plaridel journalism awards Ms. Quirino has received.
August 7, 2017
[clearfix]June 28, 2017
Betty Ann Quirino: An Asian Journalist in America
by Excel V Dyqauianco
November 12, 2016
Elizabeth Ann Besa-Quirino, AB Comm. Arts ’77, author and writer, was awarded her second Plaridel Award, Honorable Mention, an excellence in Filipino-American journalism award given by the Philippine-American Press Club (San Francisco, California) on 7 October 2016 in the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, CA. (read article)
October 7, 2016
Elizabeth Ann Quirino was awarded her second Plaridel Award, Honorable Mention, an excellence in Filipino-American journalism award given by the Philippine American Press Club (San Francisco, CA) last October 7, 2016. She won for “Best Tourism Feature” for her article ‘My Tarlac Lights Up the World with Belenismo‘ which published on Positively Filipino.
Feb. 29, 2016
The Daily Meal featured Betty Ann Quirino and AsianInAmericaMag on “Blogger Spotlight”.
Dec. 30, 2015
Three out of the 10 Top Stories of 2015 were written by Elizabeth Ann Quirino, correspondent of Positively Filipino.
Illustrado Magazine’s “In Search for Stories” featured Elizabeth Ann Quirino in this write up about global Filipino journalists and media influencers.
Click on the title below:
In Search for Stories
Sept. 16, 2015
Elizabeth Ann Quirino was named Correspondent for Positively Filipino, the premiere global online magazine celebrating Filipinos
May 25, 2015
FOOD Magazine’s “Hot 20” List included Elizabeth Ann Besa-Quirino, recognizing 20 people in the culinary industry who made a difference in the Philippines and abroad by spreading the word about Filipino cuisine, heritage and culture. Food Magazine May 2015 (published by ABS-CBN Inc.)
April 17, 2015
Curated website Foodiecrush featured on their weekly Friday Faves “How to make Mango Chutney” from this blog.
Elizabeth Ann Quirino’s heart-tugging article about her mom, “Lulu’s Fifty-Peso Christmas Gift” made it to the ‘Top 10 Stories of 2014 in Positively Filipino, the online global magazine based in San Francisco, CA.
The Huffington Post HuffPostTaste featured ‘Asian In America’s’ Japanese Eggplant Tempura in this round up of tempura recipes:
Cookies for Kids’ Cancer” site thanked Betty Ann Quirino of the blog Asian In America for participating in this year’s fundraising event when she baked cookies in partnership with OXO baking tools.
Elizabeth Ann Quirino, contributor for Positively Filipino, was nominated for the Plaridel Awards 2014 in California. The Philippine-American Press Club (PAPC) in San Francisco annually honors Phil-Am journalists in the USA for excellence in writing.
Nov. 13, 2013
victims in the Philippines.
First Prize, Plaridel Award Winner for Outstanding Food Story – Awarded by the Philippine-American Press Club (San Francisco, California, Oct. 2013)
Click here to see article & photo of awardees by Inquirer.net
Outstanding Food Story, First Prize Winner was Elizabeth Ann Quirino, PositivelyFilipino.com for “A Hundred Mangoes in a Bottle” (essay was also 2nd prize, Doreen Gamboa Fernandez Food Writing Award)
The Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) awarded Elizabeth Ann Quirino as one of the “100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World” (October 26, 2013)
FOOD Magazine (ABS-CBN) the Philippines largest culinary magazine honored Betty Ann Quirino, a regular USA contributor for her award from the FWN ” 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World” . December – January 2014 Holiday issue.
Click here to view full image.
November 14, 2013
Asian In Americamag’s feature of ‘Tulong-Tulong sa Pilipinas’ Purple Yam NYC Fundraiser Brunch was on 8List, a guide to fundraisers for Typhoon Haiyan.
Gourmet Garden picked Betty Ann Quirino’s recipe for Beef and Sugar Snap Peas Stir Fry a Winner in the Weeknight Savior Recipe Contest (October 2013)
August 31, 2013
‘Malunggay Queso Muffins’ contributed by Elizabeth Besa-Quirino in this best-selling cookbook “How to Make Good Money with Malunggay” by Chefs Day Salonga and Mon Urbano,
Edited by Nancy Reyes Lumen (Anvil Publishing, Philippines).
Since the book launched in 2013, it has consistently been on the National Bookstore Top 10 Bestseller list.
June 26, 2013
“What Color is Your Chicken Curry?” – by Monica Bhide
In her blog, Monica Bhide features Elizabeth Ann’s Chinese cabbage chicken rolls in curry coconut broth.
February 18, 2013
Elizabeth Ann’s Stir-fried Beef with Green Beans
Elizabeth Ann’s Pan de San Nicolas cookies
Blogger Spotlight on Elizabeth Ann Besa Quirino
December 2012 newsletter features Elizabeth and Asian in America
November 5, 2012
Los Angeles Times article features Elizabeth and her savory soup recipe.
September 2012 issue features Betty Ann Quirino!
Ten Years of the Doreen Gamboa Fernandez Food Writing Awards
“A Hundred Mangoes in a Bottle” by Elizabeth Ann Quirino, won 2nd Prize in the ‘Doreen Gamboa Fernandez Food Writing Award 2012′ and was featured in the book ‘SAVOR THE WORD’, a collection of 10 years of award winning essays. Edited by Michaela Fenix, Maya Besa Roxas, Felice Prudente Sta. Maria, with recipes by Mol Fernando. Published by ANVIL PUBLISHING
Click here to view Facebook page.
May 2012 article announcing the 2012 DGF Food Writing Award Winners. (Click logo to view article)
Honoring Doreen’s Legacy – June 18, 2012 (Click logo to view article)
Diner’s Journal – July 9, 2012
“Asian In America : A succulent, sweet-picy-smoky take on grilled pork shoulder, from the Philippines. With garlic fried rice, my idea of a great side dish.” – Julia Moskin
August 12, 2011
Elizabeth’s post on Jennifer Perillo’s special recipe for Chocolate-covered Peanut Butter Pie, a favorite of her late husband, Mikey.