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Chef Donita Rose shares her Jolly Heart Mate recipes at the 37th Masskara Festival

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The rewarding experience of sharing a feast is just one of the many perks of cooking especially for Filipinos, and Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil ambassador Chef Donita Rose happily shares her passion in cooking at the next stop of her Regional Festival Tour, the Masskara Festival.

Masskara Festival, being the country’s most colorful festival, is a month-long celebration of smiles and jollity of Charter Day anniversary of the region. To add more colors and smiles in Bacolod, Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil will bring Chef Donita Rose to do a cooking mall show during the hype of the festival.


The celebrity chef is currently doing a series of festival cooking demos for Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil around the country. As part of the third leg of her ongoing nationwide tour, there will be a cooking extravaganza at SM Bacolod on September 22, at 4:00 PM.

Chef Donita will prepare Kansi, a bulalo and sinigang combined that is very popular and one of the finest delicacies of Bacolod, while adding her own twist to the recipe using her cooking techniques and unique fresh ingredients from the City of Smiles.

Aside from getting cooking tips from the celebrity chef, Bacolodnon mommies and foodies will get a chance to try the dish made by Chef Donita during the mall show. They may also join in several games prepared by Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil and win exciting prizes.


“The Bacolodnons, with their wide array of food cuisines, really love to eat particularly during the month-long Masskara Festival.  Our culture is practically centered on food which brings families closer, so we should also be aware of how we prepare the food and what ingredients we use for the dishes that we serve,” said Donita.

Chef Donita also wants to help Bacolodnons to prepare delicious dishes using their harvest, and making it heart healthy with the use of Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil.

“We must always be conscious that the ingredients we use should be good for the heart, like Jolly Heart Mate Canola oil which contains the lowest amount of bad fats (saturated fats) but packs in the good kind like omega 3 and 6,” Donita shared.

cooking fries with jolly canola

Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil also contains Vitamin A and has a pale golden color, light texture, and neutral taste that makes it good for all kinds of cooking. Aside from being versatile, it also has one of the highest smoking points which make it very ideal for frying.

“We are very happy that Donita continues to be the brand ambassador of Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil; she easily connects well with her audience given her lively personality. Her passion for cooking can be easily seen, and we believe that she can inspire others to live a healthy lifestyle by using a healthy oil like Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil in all the dishes we cook at home and especially in festivals such as the Masskara,” added Zen Prudentino, Fly Ace Corporation Senior Product Manager for Jolly Heart Mate Canola oil.

negros-bloggers with chef donita rose

After the Masskara Festival, Donita is scheduled to drop-by at the Sinulog Festival on January for the last leg of her nationwide festival tour. For more information on Chef Donita’s Festival Tour with Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil, visit their facebook page on www.facebook.com/JollyHeartMateCanolaOil.

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