Pork

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...

Sisig Matua

Sisig Matua the predecessor of the sisig we know now, simply made with boiled pigs face, chopped into bits, tossed with chillies, onion and ginger then seasoned with sukang sasa. Before Aling Lucings famous sisig there was this, Sisig Matua, the predecessor of the sisig we know now. While the...

Habichuelas

Habichuelas is a Filipino dish of Spanish origins prepared with white beans slowly cooked with tomatoes, pork, and Chorizo de Bilbao. When I was young, one of the easy go to meals my grandmother prepares was this dish, the Habichuelas. I totally understand why, it’s easy to make, it’s quite...

Aloha Pork Chop

Aloha Pork Chop is a Hawaiian inspired pork dish prepared by pan frying pork chops then simmered with pineapple slices and peppers in a sauce made with a blend of pineapple juice, soy sauce and honey. I am not entirely sure where this dish originated but from its name, I...

Slow Cooker Neck Bones and Potatoes

Slow Cooker Neck Bones and Potatoes is a simple dish of meaty fall of the bone pork and potatoes cooked in gravy over slow cooker. I had seen this recipe over the telly, but I can’t remember which show, what I do remember is I had saved the cooking procedure...