Lechon Kawali – Deep-fried Pork Belly

Lechon Kawali (deep-fried pork belly) is a favorite dish at family gatherings since it is the best of both worlds, deep fried pork goodness with a crisp skin. The secret to the recipe is the cooking process which consists of par-cooking it by boiling the pork belly first then finishing it off by deep frying…

Sarsa ng Lechon – Liver Sauce

No lechon (whole roasted suckling pig) is complete without a side of the sweet and vinegary sarsa ng lechon. The sauce also pairs well with lechon kawali (crispy pork belly) and serves as a contrast to the savory salt flavors of roasted pork. I remember my dad laboring over this sarsa to make sure that the taste was…

Bulalo (Beef Shank Soup)

Bulalo is a soup made with beef shanks and is named for the bone marrow found inside the shank. It takes a slow cooking method to transform the meat and marrow into a rich flavorful broth. Ingredients 3 lb | 1.36 kg of beef shanks cut through the bone in 2 inch pieces ½ cup…