Ah, the ubiquitous boiled meat and vegetables that is comfort food in so many cultures. Is the simplicity that makes it appealing? Is the memory of growing up with the dish? Whatever the reason, we love it. I’ve cooked it in so many ways — plain, with bone marrow (yes, bulalo!), Irish style, South American style, with cream of chicken — and they’re all good.
But have you tried cooking meat and vegetables with soy sauce and a bit of sugar? Oh, it’s beyond words! »