Gene takes you through the varieties and history of Arroz Caldo. Use his ideas as a way to get creative when creating your own recipe.
Arroz Caldo is a type of Lugao that is ever present in Filipino cookery. Lugao is a family of porridge-like dishes and are often thought of as comforting dishes for when you are feeling unwell (its 'mushy' texture is easy to eat and its a dish filled with healthy ingredients). There are a huge number of variations so it's perfect for kicking things off and thinking how we can get creative with it for our first live class.
This chicken porridge is flavoured with ginger, garlic and chicken stock and then Mark, tops his with calamansi, patis, salted duck eggs and garlic (to name a few toppings). Now, what this video will show you is how we begin to think about adapting this Arroz Caldo to wider varieties of Lugao and give you inspiration on how to make it your own.