Slow-roasted Pork Belly

Talk of Filipino fiesta and guess what comes to mind? Why, lechon of course. But for a small get-together, roasting a whole pig on a spit is not only wasteful, it’s unhealthy. Even so there should be a way to enjoy lechon without going to all that trouble. Being the eternal pragmatist, our Filipino chef […]

Chicken And Pork Adobo

I mentioned in a previous article that adobo is a dish I learned at my mother’s knee. Along with the recipe I also learned invaluable tips that don’t only make my dishes taste great but make cooking easier too. Stuff like “once the salt is in there’s no getting it out” and “open the windows […]

Gabby’s Pork Adobo

Adobo, the quintessential Filipino dish. Forget lechon and its pretensions; rarely is adobo served at fiestas and gatherings. You’re more likely to find it at Juan and Juana dela Cruz’s dinner table. That’s because adobo is your honest everyday working man’s (and woman’s) fare. Adobo is a dish you learn at your mother’s knee. Each […]