Written by Grace Chong
Illustrated by Beth Parrocha-Doctolero
(Note: This book is written in English with parallel Filipino text)
Follow the adventures of endearing 6-year-old Mateo, a farmer’s son from Umingan, Pangasinan. Teo meets odd people and stumbles into strange situations, but in every encounter his admirable character shines through. Teo’s example inspires children to love God and others in everyday life. After Tatay Ador meets an accident, the roles are reversed. Now it's Teo's turn to take care of his father. Teo gets the chance to cook and maybe discover the secret ingredient that makes every dish from their kitchen delicious.