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Slumfood Millionaire

Tondo is Manila's biggest slum and some residents survive on just US$400 a year. Food vendors like Loida and Rado have come up with clever ways to make food that even the underprivileged can afford. These innovative cooks create crunchy and spicy chicken from leftovers, flavourful soup using unwanted pig intestines and affordable fried pork belly treats.
Slumfood Millionaire

Slumfood Millionaire - S1E1: Tondo, Manila

31 May 2020 09:00pm
Tondo is Manila's biggest slum and some residents survive on just US$400 a year. Food vendors like Loida and Rado have come up with clever ways to make food that even the underprivileged can afford. These innovative cooks create crunchy and spicy chicken from leftovers, flavourful soup using unwanted pig intestines and affordable fried pork belly treats.

Slumfood Millionaire

About the show:

Embark on a mouth-watering journey through the slums of Asia, the last places on earth you would expect to find delicious foods. This unique documentary series celebrates the flavourful, and often unknown dishes made by talented cooks in the slums of Manila, Bangkok, Mumbai, Jakarta, Phnom Penh and Kota Kinabalu. Using cheap and overlooked ingredients, they cook up scrumptious dishes that are famous within the slums. Their passion and resilience prove that good food need not be expensive.   From waterfall pork to sea urchin rice and even grilled stuffed frogs with pork, a gastronomical adventure awaits you. The cooks will even take you on a tour of their lives in the hoods. So what are you waiting for? 

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