On TV, there are thousands of shows from across various genres that all have the same goal: to entertain people. There are avid viewers for every genre out there— thriller, mystery, sci-fi, drama, romcom— every show indeed has a fan.
In the Philippine setting, probably two of the most-watched genres are dramas and reality shows. We’ve all seen chart-topping shows like the drama-action series Ang Probinsyano, drama anthologies Maalaala Mo Kaya and Magpakailanman, reality show Pinoy Big Brother, and cooking talk show Sarap ‘Di Ba?. (Read: 3 Fun and Inclusive Cooking Channels to Watch on YouTube)
So what if we told you that drama and reality have been combined to make one cooking drama anthology? Sound interesting? The MAGGI Kusinaserye on YouTube made it possible!
The MAGGI Kusinaserye is a digital anthology featuring easy-to-follow recipes, starring no other than Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo. (Read: 5 Reasons Why You Should Watch ‘Gawilan’ on YouTube)
The series was created for Mother’s Day 2021 in honor of all mothers, but is indeed timeless because we can eat good food even on a regular day!
Every episode features Filipino home cooking which we all grew up with and love. Judy Ann says that she relates to the episodes since she loves to serve good food to her loved ones to be able to see their smiles and happiness.
“What you can continuously do is to inspire people and make them happy,” she said. “So I do it my way by serving good food, and in that same sense, napapasaya ko yung sarili ko.”
The MAGGI Kusinaserye has three episodes directed by Pepe Diokno and Randolph Longjas. Here they are: