Category: Meat

Waknatoy

Liliw, Laguna is known for its fresh tomatoes and lanzones, not to mention it is the slipper capital of the Philippines. La Loma and Cebu are known for their lechon. Rizal is famous for its suman and other glutinous rice desserts. Baguio is known for its fresh vegetables. Negros is known as the sugar capital. …

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Beef Kaldereta

Beef kaldereta (sometimes spelled as caldereta) is another party or fiesta or special occasion dish. Beef Kaldereta takes some time to cook, around two to three hours. Preparing the ingredients is easy. But the searing of the carrots, potatoes and beef to lock in the flavors does take some time – not to mention the …

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Callos 1.0

It is not very often that my father prepares something exotic for us. Growing up in Manila in the 70s and 80s was quite an exciting time. The Philippines was under Martial Law and it was also the start of civil disobedience which led to the People Power Revolution in 1986. During these turbulent times …

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Corned Beef

Here in North America school starts in September which means fall is just around the corner. This year fall officially begins September 22. School days start at 8:30 AM. If you need to prepare an easy no hassle breakfast, you can cook up this corned beef breakfast. This is a recipe prepared by my father …

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Home-made Grilled Burgers

Grilled Burgers   Growing up in the late 70’s in Manila, the only hamburger place to go to was Tropical Hut.  And it was the best! Jollibee, Wendy’s and McDonalds came in the 80’s.  But even if these giant fast food chains surpassed Tropical Hut in terms of sales, and visibility, I still believe that …

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The Week of the Grill – Grilled Pork Belly(Inihaw na Liempo)

Grilled pork belly (Inihaw na liempo)

The Week of the Grill – Grilled Pork Belly(Inihaw na Liempo) I always have fond memories of my childhood at the Ateneo de Manila.  When I was in grade school, the whole community celebrated the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels on October 1.  Annually this Feast is observed by a community wide fair with rides, …

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