Michael Giovan Sarthou III, popularly known as Chef Tatung takes on the question: How do you cook Filipino food? in his book published by ABS-CBN Publishing, â€œPhilippine Cookery: From Heart to Platter.â€
Chef Tatung provides the answers through ten fascinating chapters that delve into the flavors, ingredients, techniques that constitute a Philippine-based cuisine.
Chef Tatung takes readers on a journey through time, space, and memory via photographs, recipes, stories, and practical advice. The result is offering a road map for them to discover their own love for cooking.
One of the country’s most notable culinary figures has shared his cooking expertise on Food Network and has been featured in all major food magazines in the Philippines as well as in foreign lifestyle magazines.
He is one of only two Manila-based chefs invited to speak at Madrid FusiÃ³n Manila 2016, the first and only Asian edition of the most important gastronomy congress in the world held annually in Spain.
â€œPhilippine Cookery: From Heart to Platterâ€ was launched on April 25 at Aruga Hotel. The event featured sumptuous meals prepared by Chef Tatung himself.
The book is now available at National Boookstore and Fully Booked stores nationwide for only Php 595.