Miki Garcia is a journalist by training and a food aficionado by vocation. She obtained a Master's degree in journalism in England and is the author of two books: All About Ireland and How To Get Involved with International Organizations. She is an expert on Kapampangan culture and history and, though she has lived and traveled in nearly 100 countries, her greatest love is for the melting-pot food of the Philippines, where she lived for a year. She resides in San Francisco, California. Luca Invernizzi Tettoni was a world-renowned photographer who lived and worked in Asia for 40 years. He specialized in books on Asian culture including Tropical Asian Style, Balinese Gardens, Thai Style, The Tropical Spa and Contemporary Thai.
"'Fried rice is a staple in all Asian countries where rice is eaten daily', wrote Miki Garcia in The Filipino Cookbook. She noted that Filipino fried rice is garlicky, and is often accompanied by Filipino sausages ...Filipinos like their fried rice garnished with crispy fried garlic or chopped green onion." --The Jerusalem Post "With influences from Chinese and Spanish cooking, Filipino food loves sour flavours, salty meat and creamy coconut. Try Miki Garcia's classic recipes from soy pork to sweet banana and jackfruit rolls." --The Independent "A delightful collection of 80 tried and tested recipes, The Filipino Cookbook showcases a full range of authentic Filipino dishes." --The Asian Journal