Crispy Pork Belly Roast

Crispy Pork Belly Roast

This is one of the reasons why I will not become vegetarian. That’s why I love  lechon, lechon kawali and bagnet. This crispy roasted pork belly is essentially the same but easier to make. No deep frying involve- I don’t like deep-frying not because of any health reasons, in fact, I love deep-fried food but […]

Kare-Kare (Pork)

Kare-Kare (Pork)

I’m so happy, I can make kare-kare now! Yay! :) Kare-kare is an ox tail stew with peanut butter to add richness and flavor to the sauce. It’s a popular Filipino specialty dish from Pampanga, you see this in menus of Filipino restaurants served in a clay pot (palayok) …it so delicious! A lot of […]

Honey Mustard Dressing

Honey Mustard Dressing

Honey Mustard Dressing Source: LatestRecipes.net (recipe adapted from Cuisine at Home Magazine) Recipe type: Salad Dressing Ingredients ¼ cup honey 3 Tbsp Dijon mustard 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp shallot, minced 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar Juice of ½ lemon Salt and pepper to taste 8 cups mixed greens such as arugula, radicchio, curly […]

Beer Marinated Pork Steak and Cheddar

Beer Marinated Pork Steak and Cheddar

I’m one of many people who can’t resist the sight of melted cheese over something; for me, cheese makes everything more delicious that’s why I love pasta and pizza so much because of the cheese! :) For a meat lover, cheese-person like me out there, this is a must-try recipe. This grilled pork steak with […]

Chinese-Style Spareribs

Chinese-Style Spareribs

I found this recipe from my old Turbo Broiler’s instruction manual and cookbook. I didn’t know that I still have this and was surprised to find it while cleaning out one of my cabinets. It’s about time I give at least one of the recipes a try and this spareribs appealed to me. It was […]

Huli-Huli Pork Steak

Huli-Huli Pork Steak

HULI-HULI means “turn-turn” referring to the method of cooking for this popular Hawaiian barbecue dish, it’s typically made with chicken. The recipe below is pork version, I used pork steak and cooked it over stove-top grill. The first time I tried this recipe, I used pork ribs; but instead of marinating it overnight, I braised […]

Sangria Pork Stew

We received a few bottles of red wine as gifts last Christmas and since I cannot drink anything with alcohol content above 4 % I decided to just use it for cooking- stews and gravies mostly. I’d like to share this super delicious and simple pork stew that I cooked in red wine. This dish was […]

Lechon Paksiw

Lechon Paksiw

Paksiw is a dish cooked in vinegar and Lechon is a whole pig slow-roasted (with frequent basting) in a bamboo skewer over charcoal for several hours – the result is  succulent, tender meat and crispy skin–really mouthwatering-delicious! Oh my, I’m drooling!! :P Lechon is a staple on special occasions and during Holiday season; this dish, […]

Meatballs Sandwich

Like most sandwiches, this is a cinch to prepare if you already have the following: hoagie or sub rolls, marinara sauce and meatballs, all home made in advance or store-bought, but.. It’s just as easy if you do it all from scratch in less than an hour (except for the bread, just buy good quality […]

Sukiyaki (すき焼き)

Sukiyaki (すき焼き)

I know Sukiyaki,  the song- a beautiful, sentimental song translated from a popular Japanese song but I had no idea what a sukiyaki dish was, I did have a vague childhood recollection of it as sauteed meat and veggies but I can’t quite remember the taste.  I recently had sukiyaki from a Japanese resto and […]

1 2 3 6