Tag: pork

Menudo

Don’t get this confused with the Mexican Menudo as this is very different,;though they have the same color which is red, the similarity ends there. Not sure if the Philippine menudo originated from it, but most probably, the origins of this dish is Spanish like the…

Cabbage and Cannellini Bean Stew

Cabbage and Cannellini Bean Stew is a dish I learned from my wife, its a dish made out of cabbage, cannellini beans and pork. I was asking her where did she got the recipe and from which province did it originated in the Philippines. She told…

Guisadong Mungo (Mung Beans with Pork)

If you like mung beans and pork, then you will love Guisadong Mungo, Mung Beans with Pork! This is a very simple dish to make and it has a lot of flavor! This recipe doesn’t require too many ingredients. You will have many of them at…

Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls

My wife loves making these when we were younger but since then she never makes it anymore until one day several weeks ago she called me to have merienda. That day I was working on building a retaining wall in our backyard and was so tired…

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Adobong Baboy

Ask someone who isn’t Filipino to name a Filipino dish they enjoy, and Adobo will be in the top three. Maybe because we make it all the time–it is pretty easy to make–or maybe because it’s delicious. Regardless, Adobo gets the attention that it deserves, and…

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Dinuguan Baboy

Dinuguan Baboy (Pork Blood Stew) is a very popular dish! I received several requests to prepare Dinuguan and after I made it, I remembered why: this dish definitely delivers! I had Dinuguan as a child and I distinctly remember feeling like I was doing something wrong…

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Crispy Pata

Crispy pata is one of the all-time Filipino favorite dishes usually served in special occasions; It has a similar reputation as a lamb leg roast or Thanksgiving turkey in the Western World. It’s a simple recipe of twice cooked pork leg (“pata” in Tagalog) served with…

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Patatim

Patatim is a Filipino-Chinese dish which is made out of slowly braised pork leg cooked similar to Paksiw but without the vinegar. This dish is very popular in Authentic Chinese food establishments in the Philippines such as the restaurants and even hawker stalls in Binondo. Traditionally…

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Pinoy Barbecue

Barbecue is well-loved outdoor dish all over the world and each country have different styles and methods where meat is marinated, basted or rubbed with a special sauce and cooked either by the use of smoke, charcoal, open flame, gas or even electricity. This cooking style…

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Paksiw na Lechon

In the Philippines, Paksiw refers to any stew cooked with vinegar and garlic. This dish that I have for you today is made from roast pork which we Filipinos call lechon. Serving lechon during the holidays and on special occasions has become a tradition in many Filipino homes. The whole roast pig is…

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Pancit Luglug

If you have some time on your hands, and if there are at least two of you in the kitchen, then prepare Pancit Lulug because it is sarap! My cousin was in town for the holidays and we decided to make Pancit Luglug which requires shrimp,…

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Embutido

Embutido (stuffed pork sausage) is a delicious meat dish that I enjoyed during special occasions growing up. Sometimes the raisins were too strong, but it was worth the risk to have the sweet taste of pork. The sweetness comes from the sauce, which includes tomato sauce,…

Tokwa’t Baboy (Pork and Tofu)

Tokwa’t Baboy is a popular side dish / appetizer in the Philippines where the main ingredient are tofu and pork’s ears (Yes you read it right pork ears). Tofu as most of us know is made out of coagulated soy milk then pressed, a very popular…

Cooking Pork Caldereta Like A Pro

Caldereta is a popular dish in the Philippines. Caldereta or pork caldereta in general is commonly cooked and served during special events or occasions only since cooking pork Caldereta can take a lot of time, effort and patience to cook. Below is a simple Pork Caldereta recipe that…

Binagoongang Baboy (Pork Cooked With Shrimp Paste)

Binagoongang Baboy is an authentic Filipino dish which is cooked with pork and shrimp paste. Binagoongang Baboy is considered as one Filipino dish to die for. The smell of the bagoong along with the mild salty taste of the pork makes this dish one of its…