Asian Food and Cookery

Asian Food and Cookery



Amazon ImageThis most traditional of Philippine recipes is usually made with pork but you can use chicken if you prefer. Don’t confuse this recipe with the Mexican version.

Pork (or Chicken) Adobo
Serves 6


  • 750g pork shoulder, cut into cubes
  • 80ml vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed or finely grated
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 120ml water
  • 2 tbsp oil for frying


Mix the pork, vinegar, soy sauce, salt, garlic, bay leaf, pepper, sugar and water in a ceramic or plastic bowl and leave to stand for at least half an hour.

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ive had some from a phillipino friend and i know theres million ways to make it but her mother out like coconut ..sugery…white stuff on the top of these little spongy puto things and they were different colors…food coloring im betting . but she moved away and i never got 2 c how it was made =[ or prepared . anybody cooks ? that know the answer to how 2 make puto ? …

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Here are two lovely Philippine chicken recipes for you to try.

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