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Bicol Express

Spicy and Creamy Stewed pork in Coconut Milk What is Bicol Express According to Wikipedia, The dish was named by Laguna resident, Cely Kalaw, during a cooking competition in the 1970s in Malate, Manila. The name of the dish was inspired by the Bicol Express railway train (Philippine National Railways) that operated from Tutuban, Manila […]

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Tocino Burger

Caramelised Pork Burger with Fried Egg and Atchara What is Tocino? Tocino is a Filipino style of caramelized, sweet cured bacon. This dish is popular with +Silog breakfasts or brunch and typically served with garlic rice, salad, atchara (pickled veg) and fried egg on the side. It’s a must have in our home! Tocino is […]

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Leyte Humba

Oozing with savoury, sweet flavours and melt in your mouth pork bites, here’s my Braised Pork Belly in soy sauce and vinegar with salted black beans, palm sugar and star anise.  What is Humba? Let’s get this completely clear, Humba is NOT Adobo!  They both are braised with soy sauce and vinegar. Both have bay […]

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Malutong Na Pata

Pork Hock, Twice cooked and Fried to Perfection This dish is popurlay known as Crispy Pata, it literally means crispy pork hock. It’s twice cooked, first it’s boiled and deep fried until it nice and crispy.

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Sinigang na Buto ng Baboy sa Sampalok

Easy Sour Soup Pork Ribs braised in Tamarind paste Sinigang is a popular Filipino sour soup dish and one of my favorite foods when it’s gloomy and raining or cold in London Town. There are many variations to this dish just like Adobo. It can vary from the protein you use, either meat or fish […]

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Adobong Baboy

Classic Braised Pork in Soy and Vinegar, cooked until tender with a rich savoury sauce. The word ‘Adobo’ is a borrowed Spanish word ‘Adobar’ meaning to marinade. When Spainards came to the Philippines, according to the book Memories of Philippine kitchens by Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan, a dish braised with soy sauce and vinegar […]

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Lumpiang Baboy

Filipino Spring rolls with pork. Perfect for snacks or as a sharing platter for all occacions. What is Lumpiang Baboy Lumpia is probably the most popular sharing dish in every Filipino party and gatherings. It goes so quickly! This is also known as lumpiang shanghai but there are so many different versions of this dish. […]

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Tokwa’t Baboy

Fried Tofu and Braised Pork with Savoury and Sweet Sauce. Usually eaten as a side dish or small plates with beer or you can eat it as a meal too! What is Tokwa’t Baboy? Tokwa’t Baboy literally translates to Tofu (tokwa) (‘t) and Pork (baboy). This dish is popular as a pulatan or food eaten […]

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Tocino

Everyone loves bacon, Tocino is a Filipino style of caramelized, sweet cured bacon. This dish is popular with +Silog breakfasts or brunch and typically served with garlic rice, salad and fried egg on the side. It’s a must have in our home! What is Tocino Tocino is a Spanish word for bacon. The Philippines love […]

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Embutido

Steamed Meatloaf What is Embutido Embutido has evolved over the years, what was once a sausage dish turned into a meatloaf linked to Philippine history. As one of the colonies of Spain, we naturally inherited some of their food, language and culture. If you have visited the Philippines that would be the first thing you […]

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