Filipino Cookbooks Offer Insight into a Cuisine

Plate Staff

Chef Dale Talde might’ve grown up in Chicago, but he was influenced by the Filipino flavors at the dinner table nightly. But at the same time, he admits to being wooed by burgers, chicken nuggets and French fries as a kid. A combination of all his early culinary loves comes together in his book Asian-American: Proudly Inauthentic Recipes from the Philippines to Brooklyn, where a riff on his aunt Catalina’s kare-kare...