Filipino Dishes Are Still The Go-To Recipes, Even For This Pinoy Chef
This Food Hero Asia host turns to Pinoy dishes to wow friends and viewers.
You may have seen Anton Amoncio on his cooking shows on the Asian Food Channel and the Food Network or perhaps on an early morning on "Unang Hirit" or even on the
Pinoy chef and TV show host Amoncio won the Food Hero Asia competition last 2016 but despite having run a restaurant and experienced other cuisines, his go-to recipes are Filipino recipes. Whenever he's expected to bring something to a
Even when he's seeking to impress someone with his food, Amoncio turns to his grandmother's
It's this passion to cook for other people, not for himself, that Amoncio says makes for a really a different dining experience. This is especially true when that someone is someone who is close to your heart. That's how he feels everytime his grandmother, his food hero, cooks for him.
This January, you can watch Amoncio on another type of show on TLC, and it has nothing to do with his talents in the kitchen. This time, he's going on a trip, and it's with someone he's going to meet for the first time. In TLC's new travel show called "Cruise The World", he goes on a cruise with Taiwanese host Patty Lee to each other's country so they can experience the trip the way only someone who grew up there can.
Anton and Patty are the first of two duos on the show to take a cruise with a new friend and experience more of each other's country than they can experience on their own.
Watch "Cruise the World" episodes on TLC Philippines starting January 19 at 7:10 p.m.