Korean Chef Lee Je Nam presents Caldereta, the Filipino dish that closely resembles the Korean dish Galbi-jjim.
The second installment of the 4-part series features the beef caldereta, a Filipino stew cooked in spicy tomato sauce. Korean Chef Lee Je Nam and owner of Jovy's Grill, a Filipino food restaurant in Seoul, demonstrated how to cook beef caldereta with the aid of Mama Sita's mix. The episode also featured saba banana turon for dessert to promote available Philippine food ingredients in Korea such as Cardava "Saba" bananas, muscovado, and coco sugar.
The Philippine Embassy considers the Filipino community as its dynamic partner in the promotion of Philippine culture and heritage. With the release of the second episode of Traditional and Contemporary Philippine Cuisine: Lutong Bahay ni Mama Sita, Charge d'affaires, a.i. Christian De Jesus emphasized the role and influence of the Filipino community in Korea in the promotion of Philippine culture, and the power of food to bring people together and foster enduring friendships.
"Filipinos must love and be proud of our food first, in order to successfully promote the richness of Philippine culture and the excellence of Philippine cuisine. The Filipino community can find inspiration from the Korean experience in which K-food is one of the main driving forces of the Korean Wave which promotes Korean culture around the world," CDA De Jesus said.
Episode 2 of the Traditional and Contemporary Philippine Cuisine: Lutong Bahay ni Mama Sita featuring beef caldereta with saba banana turon can be viewed at Mama Sita's?s Recipes YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/RJRlYCbLs84"
Traditional and Contemporary Philippine Cuisine: Lutong Bahay ni Mama Sita is a Philippine food promotion collaborative project of the Philippine Embassy in Seoul, Philippine Agriculture Office-Seoul, Philippine Department of Tourism Office-Seoul and the Mama Sita Foundation. END