Pork

Pata and Binatog

Yes, binatog is not just a breakfast item or a snack, it can also be a great ingredient you can add to your stews! Pata at Binatog is an original creation here at Ang Sarap where pork leg is slowly simmered in a tomato-based sauce where it cooked together with...

Creamy Kimchi Bacon Spaghetti

Creamy Kimchi Bacon Spaghetti is a type of pasta with a Korean twist, prepared with spaghetti noodles where it is tossed in a creamy and mildly spicy sauce prepared with bacon, parmesan cheese, fermented cabbage in chillies (kimchi) and cream. The first time I tried something similar to our dish...

Copycat Ribchon Baby Back Baboy

Copycat Ribchon Baby Back Baboy is a copycat Baby Back Baboy recipe from the famous Tagaytay restaurant Ribchon. A pork rib dish seasoned with spices and aromatics used in lechon then slowly grilled to tender perfection. Let me start this post by mentioning that I haven’t tried the real thing...

Japanese Siomai

Japanese Siomai is a type of minced pork and sometimes with prawns where it is wrapped in nori sheets instead of the usual dimsum wrapper, giving it a unique seafood taste. I have been into Japan, Hong Kong and China and probably I had seen one of these types of...

Meatball with Misua and Watercress

Meatball with Misua and Watercress is a simple dish of meatballs cooked in a chicken stock with watercress and flour vermicelli before it is topped with generous amount of crunchy fried garlic. Misua, the go to dish for many Filipinos with a tight budget, a humble noodle soup dish that...

Crispy Pork Knuckles

Crispy Pork Knuckles is a Filipino dish of pork leg cut into smaller sections where it is twice cooked first in a seasoned broth then deep frying it to a very crispy state. Similar to Crispy Pata but in a smaller easier to handle package. Have you ever cooked Crispy...

Currywurst

Currywurst is a German style street food prepared with grilled Bratwursts served with bread rolls called Brötchen, French Fries and curry powder The first time I saw this was in Munich when we visited there in 2013, I was intrigued that curry spices was used on a cuisine that is...

Ginisang Monggo with Pork Pata

Ginisang Monggo with Pork Pata is a Filipino soup/stew dish prepared with dried green mung beans and pork leg hocks slowly braised with lots of garlic. Cooked until pork leg falls of the bone and is fork tender which makes the fat melt in your mouth. Ginisang Munggo or Ginisang...

Chinese Pastry Roast Pork Puffs (Char Siu Sou)

Chinese Pastry Roast Pork Puffs is a Chinese snack dish prepared with seasoned roast pork wrapped in a lard-based pastry then baked till golden perfection. Puff Pastry may sound Western, but the Chinese have a similar food item in their cuisine called Sou. Sou basically is almost similar to the...

Menchi Katsu

Menchi Kastu is a Japanese yoshoku dish made with minced meat thick patties that is breaded then deep fried. These patties can be made with either beef, chicken, pork, or any mixture of each. When we visited Japan several years ago, that was the first time I seen and tried...