Pork recipes

Recipes for home-cooked dishes using different parts and cuts of pork. Includes recipes for soups, appetizers, main courses and sandwiches.

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Crispy fried skewered pork

During their first two years in college, Sam (who wasn't a vegetarian yet at the time) and Alex often raved about fried "isaw" (intestines) sold by ambulant vendors near the school. The pig's large intestine is cut into thick … [Read more...]

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Pork mami (noodle soup)

Mami is what we Filipinos call the traditional Chinese noodle soup with vegetables and meat or seafood. I have no idea who coined the term but I am pretty certain that the term mami is peculiar to the Philippines. The … [Read more...]

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Soy (soya) pork

There's soya chicken and there's soya pork. Both are cooked with a generous amount of soy sauce but the cooking method differs. While the chicken cooks, for the most part, in the residual heat of the sauce, the pork is … [Read more...]

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Adobo, Mexican-style

Yes, adobo is from Spain and it spread to Spanish colonies including Mexico. Every colony that adopted the Spanish adobo developed its own peculiar style over time. But, no, Filipino adobo is not the Spanish adobo that that … [Read more...]

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Pork in caramel sauce

Most of Asia was colonized by a European power at one time or another and some influences remained long after the colonial powers had gone. Perhaps, among the strongest and more long-lasting of those influences are reflected … [Read more...]

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Thai pork larb (Lao pork laab)

Most of the world knows pork larb as a Thai dish but, if we're to be politically correct, it originates from Laos where it is called pork laab. What is this dish? It is sweet-tangy-salty-spicy minced pork with khao koor … [Read more...]