Pork

Pork Belly and Mango Salsa Banh Mi 1

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 1

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 2

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 2

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 2

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 1

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 1

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 1

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...

Asadong Matua 1

Asadong Matua

If you think of Asado, you will easily associate it with the filling of that siopao you ate last night, sweet and savoury but this type of Asado is not. Asadong Matua is so different with that normal ones, the only thing that remained was the cooking method where a...

Chao Fan 2

Chao Fan

Don’t be confused with Chao Fan and Chow Fun because one is made with fried rice and another is made with rice noodles, we are making the fried rice today and not the noodles, just to be clear. Chao Fan or Chaofan is a popular dish in the Philippines it...