Beef Short Rib Adobo w/Coconut Milk

There are many variations to cooking Filipino Adobo. Visit 100 Filipino houses for dinner and you’ll get 100 slightly different Adobos. It starts off the same: soy sauce or salt, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves, black pepper. But some like it spicy, some like it saltier, some more sour, others a little sweet. One day, my…

Adobo Lechon Kawali

I fried the pork belly until it came up to temperature.  I was anxiously hungry and it seemed crackingly crispy enough.  It smelled good.  It looked good.  It tasted good.  But only hitting the tongue.  I chomped down and chewed, and chewed and chewed.  And then, chewed.  This is a lot tougher than I remember….