Culinary Icon Nora Daza Passes Away

The Philippine culinary icon Nora Daza passed away on Friday.

According to her granddaughter, Isabelle Daza, she was 84.

In a post on the image-sharing website Instagram, Isabelle said that words cannot express how sad she is that her grandma left them that day.

The young Daza thanked her for being such a great and positive person who always brought a smile to Isabelle’s face.

She also thanked her for sharing all the adventures with her, for being so generous and nurturing, for teaching her how to cook and to speak French, for being there when she fought with her parents and taking her side and for making her feel loved.

She was the best grandmother she could ever ask for and she is so proud of her.

If she could just have one more day to tell her how her grandma made a huge impact on her life.

Isabelle loves her so much.

In an interview with Yahoo! Philippines, Nora’s son, restaurateur and TV host Sandy Daza said the local culinary icon passed away in her sleep at 2:30 a.m. on September 13.

Nora is survived by Sandy, Appetite magazine editor-in-chief Nina Daza-Puyat, Bong Daza (Isabelle’s father), Mariles Daza-Enriquez and Stella Daza-Belda.

Somme people took to social media sites such as Twitter to pay tribute to Nora and express their condolences to her family.