Pork

Fried Siomai

Fried siomai is a type of open topped dumplings filled with pork, mushrooms and prawns wrapped in wonton wrapper then deep fried. During the old days fried siomai was non-existent (at least commercially), and since then siomai has all spotlight pointing to it, a Filipino favourite that is eaten as...

Tapa Frita

Tapa Frita is a Filipino dish where thinly sliced pork similar to tapa cut is cooked with tomato sauce, carrots, potato, pickles and cheese. I guess you would know by now that one of this blogs mission is to unearth Filipino recipes that are either heirloom, unpopular and/or long forgotten,...

Begucan Babi

Begucan Babi is a variety of the Filipino dish Bingaoongan prepared similarly with pork and rinsed raw bagoong but served with more tomatoes, making it less salty and a bit tangy. We all know that most of the popular and tasty Filipino dishes are from Pampanga, they are the culinary...

Chorizo de Cebu

Chorizo de Cebu is a type of Filipino sausage from Cebu easily identified by its round small shapes, like the popular longganisa it is sweet, but this Cebuano specialty has a bit of spice on it. Philippines may not be known for its sausages but our cuisine has several varieties...

Slow Cooker Hangi Pork

Hangi is a traditional New Zealand Māori method of cooking food using umu, basically a type of oven made with heated rocks buried in a pit. Using meats like pork, beef, lamb and chicken this method is usually used on special occasions. Hangi is one of the special occasion dishes...

Kimchinigang

Kimchinigang is a Korean–Filipino fusion dish combining the flavours of Kimchi to the all-time Filipino favourite, the pork sinigang. With the influx of Korean students in the Philippine universities, more and more Korean dishes are being sold and served in the Philippine restaurants. What is even better is that, these...

Caldo Puch

Caldo Puch is a family heirloom recipe from Barcelona prepared like arrozcaldo but instead of beef or chicken its main ingredients are pork, chicken breast, squid, shrimp, clams, green peas and crisped bacon in a tomato-based sauce. You may not have heard of this dish but if you are related,...

Gamjatang

Gamjatang is a spicy Korean pork bone soup prepared by slowly simmering pork bones until soup is milky in consistency then seasoned with Korean seasonings like gochugaru and gochujang. You might have recognised this dish if you have been into a Korean restaurant, that red soup broth that is served...

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Salted Duck Egg and Bacon Pasta

Salted Duck Egg and Bacon Pasta is a type of Filipino fusion pasta dish where spaghetti is served on a sauce made with salted duck egg yolks and bacon oil. During the old days salted duck eggs in the Philippine cuisine is just used as a side dish where it...

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae 1

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae us a Korean stew of pork belly, tofu and vegetables cooked in an anchovy-based broth seasoned with gochujang. We discovered this dish recently when we dined in at a Korean restaurant here in Auckland called Obar and ordered it. While we had made some beef...