Anyone with interest in food and new food experiences is a foodie. Besides dining out, foodies should also come home and harness their passion for food by cooking at home and creating their own food experiences. That’s why in 2010, the people behind Home Foodie built the ultimate hub for food and lifestyle: a website where they can come together to discover and share their passion for great food.

Home foodie is all about inspiring home cooks to reinvent traditional favorites and recreate dishes from food discoveries. Whether it’s finding a recipe or going to the store, Home Foodie wants to make it easier for foodies to do what they love—cook, eat, and share!

Home Foodie’s mission is to be the largest, most powerful, and most helpful food website in the Philippines, and hopefully, the world.

The Home Foodie Team


Drew Arellano

Drew is our resident Home Foodie. His adventurous nature enables him to try new things in the kitchen, as well as helping Iya in her journey in becoming a certified Home Foodie.


Iya Villania-Arellano

Iya is our new mom and Home Foodie. Despite being a hands-on mom to their son Primo, Iya still wants to learn more things in the kitchen.


Chef Llena Tan-Arcenas

Celebrity Chef Yen Arcenas together with the San Miguel Pure Foods Culinary Center chefs has been guiding Drew and Iya in their kitchen quest. She’s not only a chef to the stars but also a registered nutritionist dietician and nurse.