Tag Archives: pork

How to cook Pulpog or Filipino Pork Kilawin

How to cook Pulpog or Filipino Pork Kilawin

Try this Pulpog recipe, shared by Come Forth Kitchen at the Maya Kitchen cooking class for its Top Eats edition. This Filipino grilled pork dish is perfect for a Saturday night with friends coming over for a couple of bottles of beer.  There’s a chef I know who literally gets crazy whenever someone refers to our […]

Cochinillo (Roast Suckling Pig) Stuffed with Atchara Rice

roast suckling pig

A roast suckling pig is a thing of beauty. Feel free to shed a tear or 2 for this beautiful pig, only about 2 – 3 weeks old, prepared just for you! This roast suckling pig was prepared by Chef Jessie, at the Culinary Elite Series Cooking Class for her Filipino Christmas Table where she […]

How to cook Igado

How to cook igado -Igado recipe -Relax lang Mom Filipino Food Blog

Learn how to cook Igado, the lowlander watered down version. This Igado recipe only uses pork and liver instead of with hearts and innards. Still as yummy! Igado is not for the faint of hearts, because it’s made of hearts hahahhaahha. Seriously, Igado is an acquired taste. My father is an Ilocano and used to […]

Binagoongang Baboy Recipe

Binagoongang baboy recipe (2)

When people think of the Filipino Cuisine, they immediately think of Adobo, Sinigang, Sisig, etc. For me, there’s the Binagoongang Baboy. What could be more Pinoy than that? 😛 Although I do have some beef with how this dish is named. Coming from the Southern Tagalog, I grew up to understand the difference between Alamang […]

How to Cook Afritada

How to cook Afritada -Relax lang Mom Filipino Food Blog and Recipes

How to Cook Afritada Afritada is a simple meat stew with potatoes, tomatoes, and carrots. Its very easy to make and quick to cook. It’s a classic Pinoy dish of just put it together and it will be awesome when its done, lol. Whats the difference between Afritada, Mechado, and Caldereta? When I was younger, […]

Slow Cooked Hongkong Style Roast Pork Belly

Slow Cooked Hongkong Style Pork Roast - Relax lang Mom Filipino recipe blog

For an extra scary Halloween, Our menu for today is a putok batok pork recipe. It’s my own version of Hongkong Style Roast Pork Belly, slow cooked to perfection, with a spine tingling melt in your mouth fat. Awooooo! One of the very best things that got me addicted to the slow cooker is how meats […]

Katsu + Curry = Love

I’ve written about both Katsudon and Curry before. They’re both Japanese mainstay in my weekly menu.  What happens when you put them together? It’s a marriage of both crunchy and currylicious. It’s comfort food at its finest. So how do you make it? Really, really simple, just put them together, hmmm. I have given instructions […]

The only Pork Tonkatsu Recipe you’ll ever need

A tasty and easy Pork Tonkatsu recipe. Trivia. Did you know that ton means pork and katsu means cutlet? So it’s actually redundant if you say pork tonkatsu. But I’m not gonna argue with my waiter when the menu says Pork Tonkatsu haha. My online Japanese OFW friend was explaining to me that she found […]

Easy Meal: How Pork Sinigang can make you feel better

I watched a Korean making Pork Sinigang yesterday in Youtube and it was a bit hilarious. When you’re a Filipino, it’s so easy to forget that some people need a recipe for sinigang. It’s nice to see too, that despite other people’s aversion to sour dishes and strong tastes, they are trying our traditional Filipino […]

Sinigang Rice with Crispy Liempo

Get the Sinigang flavor in your rice with this Sinigang Rice with Crispy Liempo. No Soup but still as tasty! Coming recently from a cook off by Unilever Philippines dubbed Funlasang Pinoy because it aims to put exciting twists on Filipino dishes, I was inspired and came up with my own simple version. I have […]

Pork Liver Steak Recipe

Pork Liver Steak brings me memories of early Sunday mornings. Along with Marinduque’s version of kare kare, my mom would always buy this when she does her early Sunday market shopping so we can have breakfast as soon as she comes home without having to cook. Pork Liver steak is a “bistek” style recipe, but […]

Slow Cooked Hardinera 

Hardinera is a dish that we only eat at Christmas or town fiestas. It’s like a combination meatloaf and menudo, and somewhat the same as Everlasting – another type of Filipino Meatloaf prepared for Christmas. They are usually sold in Llaneras for about a hundred to 200 pesos in markets. This is one of the […]

Skinless Longganisa( Hamonado Style)

Skinless Longganisa( Hamonado Style) Ingredients: 1/4 cup vinegar (I used Datu Puti) 1/2 kilo LEAN ground pork >>Make sure its LEAN -shouldn’t have fats or else it will fall part) 1cup golden brown sugar (this helps with the color) Longanisa Quick Mix Longnisa Extender Red food color (optional) Plastics -for wrapping. PROCEDURE Soak the extender just […]

Slow cooked Kare Kare Recipe Mama Sita (Oxtail Peanut Stew)

A simple Slow cooked Kare Kare Recipe Version that anyone can do. This is a slow cooker version but you can cook this Kare Kare Recipe Mama Sita in the stove too! Jump to the recipe. Kare kare is a dish that I discovered late in life. I’m not sure why but I dont have […]

Chef Tatungs Recipe for Lechon Belly

Chef Tatungs Recipe for Lechon Belly -Relax lang Mom Filipino Food Blog and Recipes

I attended Chef Michael Giovan Sarthou III or Chef Tatung ‘s  (as he is fondly called) demo class in The Maya Kitchen in Makati specifically for his Recipe for Lechon Belly and it did not disappoint. Jump to recipe. Chef Tatung  is an advocate of Filipino food and indigenous cooking methods and has several restaurants a a few […]