Tagged: Pork

Kinamatisang Buto Buto

It’s not sinigang, it’s not afritada and definitely not nilaga, it is something in between. It’s not a plain soup and it’s not sour either, the flavours are just right. Kinamatisang Buto Buto a pork bone soup prepared by slowly simmering bony pork cuts together with daikon, garlic and onions...

Copycat Aristocrat South China Chicken

I had tried this dish many years ago in their Roxas Boulevard Branch so I am not sure how accurate my copycat recipe is, so please bear with me. I am also not sure if it’s still on their menu, but it looks like it’s still available based on their...

Pork Belly and Mango Salsa Banh Mi

If the Filipino’s can match any ulam with rice, the Italian’s can top up their pasta with any sauce, the Mexicans can wrap any stuff with their tacos then the Vietnamese can also fill their baguettes with basically anything. The only rule for it to be a banh mi is...

Pulutok

Pulutok is the Kapampangan version of Bopis, while both dishes may look similar there are many key differences.  Pulutok mostly focuses on its main ingredient, pork lungs and it is usually cooked until its dry.  Bopis on the other hand can be intricate and basically use different pork innards such as pork...

Kilawing Labanos at Baboy

Kilawin is usually synonymous to raw fish but for this dish, instead of fish, pork and daikon radish is its main ingredient but don’t worry both of it are fully cooked. I think the only thing retained in the original kilawin meaning is the use of vinegar, but does that...

Gricia

We all grew up with a pasta dish that is either red or white sauce based, unless you are Italian where they consider it like Asians prepare with rice, where pasta can be served with anything. While these two sauces, tomato and cream was quite popular and the mainstream sauces,...

Pindang Babi

If you love tocino then I would introduce you to Pindang Babi, a Kapampangan dish where tocino originated from. During the old days where refrigeration was not yet invented this is how pork was preserved in Pampanga where pork strips are fermented with rice and salt placed in an earthenware...

Lechon con Tokwa

If you lived near Caloocan in Metro Manila most probably you would have heard of the one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in the Philippines, probably the oldest outside of Binondo, Boy Ching Woo. And if you had dined in there most probably you would have tried their specialties like...

Vigan Longganisa

There are two popular types of longganisa in the Philippines, first is the sweet one and then there is that savoury garlicky ones which is our post for today. Vigan Longganisa is its name and it is popular in the Northern Provinces in Luzon specially the Ilocos, traditionally they are...

Steamed Tofu with Ground Pork

Ahhhh Tofu, everyone I know hates this, I don’t know why? Possibly they haven’t tried a good recipe yet or is it the texture? Tofu on its own I understand is quite bland, I won’t even dare myself eating it just on its own but it can be made into...