Cooking tutorials have been thriving since the pandemic began. It is the golden era of searching online the “how-to” for certain food recipes. Chefs and their recipes moved from food magazines to video-sharing platform services such as Facebook, Youtube or Twitter. They offer simple, step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow guidelines.
Filipino cuisine has a lot of straightforward recipes and ingredients to make a delicious meal. Filipino cuisine is a fusion of many cultures from Southeast Asian countries to as far as Europe, especially Spain. Filipino food is possibly one of the most appetizing in the world. If you want to know how to make a specific Filipino menu, check out Luis Azcona and Sharlene Gumpal’s cooking tutorials. Their instructional videos are filled with “hands and pans” type videos that guide viewers on how to make Filipino foods. From the wholesome Bagoong Rice to sweet treats like Leche Flan, each video is barely longer than three minutes.
The minimalist, fast-paced cooking tutorial and funny Tagalog voice-overs gained them over 1 million followers on Facebook and 97 thousand subscribers on Youtube. On February 13, 2021, they celebrated their 100th episode by showing how to make heart-shaped crinkles. For more tutorials or recipes, make sure to tune in on Filipino TV or check out “Sharlene’s Menu” on Youtube and Facebook.