By Madellaine Ortea 2021-01-16

Menudo, Afritada, Caldereta: The Trinity of Tomato-Based Dishes


It is a running gag among Filipinos that they can't discern dishes in tomato sauces. It's all the same right? Meat and some veggies simmering in tomato broths, not much to distinguish. However, there is a proper ingredient list that makes up a proper menudo, afritada, and caldereta. ABS-CBN posted a helpful basic guide to the trinity (plus another) of tomato-based dishes.