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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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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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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 […]

One Pot Braised Pork

Easy Visayan Humba Make sure you cook plenty of rice for this dish because you’re going to need it! Humba is popular in Visaya, Central – Southern Philippines. It’s sometimes mistaken for Patatim because of a few similar ingredients but the main difference is that Patatim does not have any star anise or fermented black […]

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