Offal

Trippa alla Romana 1

Trippa alla Romana

Trippa alla Romana is a dish made out of ox tripe cooked in Italian style tomato sauce, it is one of the most famous dishes in Rome and it is a must try when you visit the place. I know it sounds disgusting to most of you but if you just...

Callos 1

Callos

Tripe came from the Italian word “trippa” which is a type of offal from the stomachs of various animals such as the cows and pigs. The most common one used for cooking is the beef tripe and it is used in different countries such as France who have Andouille and...

Pigar Pigar 1

Pigar Pigar

Pigar pigar, is a very popular street food in Dagupan, Philippines  it’s so popular it has its own festival. This dish is a very simple dish that is made out really thin slices of beef and liver quickly deep-fried and served with fresh slices of onions. Though the popular meat...

Liver Steak 1

Liver Steak

Liver Steak is a Filipino dish which consists of pan fried liver served in a soy sauce and lemon gravy a very close cousin to a dish called Bistek Tagalog which uses beef instead. Now you might ask why use liver when you can use beef instead, you might be thinking...

Dinakdakan 2

Dinakdakan

I spent 2 1/2 years of my college life in Baguio a mountain city located in the Northern Part of the Philippines which is a part of the Cordillera Administrative Region and located just beside Ilocos Region, though this city is not a part of the Ilocos Region its cuisine is widely...

Hototay 2

Hototay

I know it’s getting warm and beautiful now on the other side of the world, but to where I am it’s the other way around as temperature is dropping off so fast. Winter season is near and what could be better than a bowl of hot soup on a chilly,...

Batchoy Tagalog 1

Batchoy Tagalog

Batchoy Tagalog is one of the variants of the famous Filipino soup dish called Batchoy, the difference is that meats and offal used in this version are smoked and sometimes it uses a misua as its noodles. Pork blood is also added in this dish where it can be coagulated...

Isaw and other Pinoy Street Barbecue 3

Isaw and other Pinoy Street Barbecue

Barbecue in the Philippines is nothing compared to the usual barbecue we all know of, while we have the normal ones like the pork in skewers and chicken barbecue we have more to offer and most of it will be disgusting for non-Filipinos which make a visit to a street vendor would...

Grilled Chicken and Peach Mango Salsa 12

Slowly Braised Oxtail

This soul food is one of the best stew dishes out there.  The tender meat and collagen rich gravy just makes me salivate just but imagining it. I know for some using oxtails is weird and yucky but trust me if you try this recipe it would change how you...

Pinapaitan 1

Pinapaitan

Pinapaitan is a very popular dish in the Northern Part of the Philippines more specifically in Ilocos Region, the original dish consists of goat and ox innards and its meat flavoured with bile, tamarind and chillies. This is not for the faint hearted as this will be up in the...