Director Garry Marshall the octogenarian genius behind memorable films such as Valentine’s Day and New Years Eve takes a fresh and funny look at this time-honored tradition in his movie Mother’s Day, starring Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Kate Hudson and Robert Sudeikis. This can also be considered as a Pretty Woman reunion of sorts between Marshall and Roberts along with Hector Elizondo, who played the benevolent hotel manager in that iconic jewelry box scene. Elizondo plays Robert’s manager and friend in the Mother’s Day film.
The must-see movie, which gives hilarious vignettes with touching lessons about that often overlooked role, is showing in Philippine theaters starting May 4. Mother’s Day is distributed locally by Octoarts Films International.
The long wait is over. Grammy Award-winning superstar Kenny Rogers is finally performing in Manila on August 11, 2016 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum presented by Ovation Productions. With special guest American Country Music Singer Linda Davis.
Kenny Rogers has enjoyed great success during his storied career of nearly six decades, which will be celebrated during Rogers’ final world tour: The Gambler’s Last Deal.
“Kenny Rogers Final Tour World In Manila” is presented by Ovation Productions. Tickets available at regular ticketnet outlets and online at http://www.ticketnet.com.ph starting Tuesday, April 19.
Today’s hottest and best-selling pop and urban artist, Jason Derulo is bringing his World Tour 2016 to Manila on May 27th live at the Mall of Asia Arena. Joining him as special guest for this concert tour is equally successful pop and EDM artist, REDFOO, one half of the team behind “Party Rock Anthem”, “Sorry for Party Rocking” and “Sexy And I Know It”, electro-pop dance duo LMFAO.
Jason Derulo’s World Tour 2016 with special guest Redfoo in Manila is presented by Wilbros Live. Tickets will go on-sale on Wednesday, February 10th via smtickets.com
About the Author:
Michael Giovan Sarthou III, popularly known as Chef Tatung, is a chef, writer, and culinary heritage advocate. He developed his love for cooking while growing up in Cebu where his grandmothers would let him help cook in the family kitchen. In 2010, he burst onto the restaurant scene with the popular Chef Tatung’s, which explored Philippine regional specialties in all their diversity. Since then, Chef Tatung has become a jovial, engaging media presence. Continue reading “Chef Tatung: Tinuktok, Sinuglaw and Kilawing Kambing recipes”→
Chicken and US Beef Rib Finger Satay are popular Indonesian and Malay street food. Savory chicken and meat grilled and served on skewers with a slightly sweet peanut sauce.
Maakouda or Maakouda Batata are popular street food in Morocco that can be eaten plain or stuffed in ‘khobs’ (Moroccan sandwich). It consists of (traditionally) mashed or grated potatoes, mint salsa, ‘harissa’ sauce (a Tunisian hot chili pepper paste, the main ingredients of which are roasted red peppers, Baklouti pepper, Serrano peppers and other hot chili peppers & spices and herbs such as garlic paste, coriander seed, or caraway as well as some vegetable or olive oil for preservation), cheddar and cabbage.
Nasi Goreng literally means ‘fried rice’ in Indonesian and Malay, can refer simply to fried pre-cooked rice with shrimp paste. This dish can be enjoyed by itself or as the basis of a larger meal, like traditionally in a ‘rijsttafel’ or ‘rice table’ (an elaborate meal adapted by the Dutch following the ‘hidang’ presentation of ‘Nasi Padang’ from the Padang region of West Sumatra)
Roti or Chapatis is an Indian Subcontinent flat bread, made from stone-ground wholemeal flour, traditionally known as atta flour (very finely milled wheat flour), that originated and is consumed in Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Bangladesh.
Chicken Croquettes with Chimichurri Sauce:
Croquettes are small bread crumbed fried food roll which consists of mashed potatoes or ground (meat or chicken in this instance), eggs, bread crumbs, sauteed onion, parsley and light seasoning.
Chimichurri or chimmichurri is a green sauce used for grilled meat, originally from Argentina. It is made of finely-chopped parsley, minced garlic, vegetable oil, oregano, and white vinegar.
Chef Tatung Sarthou is one of the Philippines’ most sought after chefs, well known for his passion for Philippine cuisine and his many social and culinary advocacy. Today, his love for Filipino cooking finds fruition in his first book, Philippine Cookery: From Heart to Platter.
In all his endeavors, Chef Tatung champions indigenous cooking methods, supports small farmers around the country, and promotes Philippine cuisine.
Chef Tatung’s many years of research around the country explores ingredients like vinegar, coconut, rice, as well as traditional kitchen tools like the palayok or claypot, and bamboo tubes used for boiling.
His book has ten engrossing chapters which includes basic cooking methods and techniques for readers to understand Philippine cuisine’s historical roots as well as how to learn to cook it at home, with 71 recipes of basics like tinolang manok, kare-kare, adobong pusit and more unusual fare like bulanglang, piyanggang, pinaupong manok sa asin.