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Meat in Philippine Cuisine. The commonly used Filipino word for “meat” is karne, from the Spanish carne.

  • Adobong Atay at Balumbalunan
    Posted in: Meat

    Adobong Atay at Balumbalunan by Jeric Travis. Balumbalunan (spelled variously as balun-balunan, balunbalunan, balon-balunan…) refers to a bird’s gizzard, which is a muscular pouch behind or below the stomach. The gizzard has a thick lining and often contains ingested grit that aids in the breakdown of seeds before digestion. The portion of the gizzard that […]

  • Tokwa't Baka
    Tokwa’t Baka
    Posted in: Meat

    Photos by Jeric Travis. Tokwa’t Baka (Tofu & Beef) from Carinderia ni Tandang Sora in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    For those who don’t have than much of a liking for pork or are prohibited from eating the so-called other white meat, Tokwa’t Baka (Tofu & Beef) is a great alternative.

  • Spicy Adobong Balunbalunan
    Posted in: Meat

    Spicy Adobong Balunbalunan by Ahljhon Miranda The Tagalog word balunbalunan refers to the gizzard of birds. The gizzard is a muscular pouch behind the stomach in the alimentary canal. It has a thick lining and often contains ingested grit that aids in the breakdown of seeds before digestion. It is found in the lower stomach […]

  • Chicken Adobo
    Adobong Manok Na May Gata
    Posted in: Meat, Recipes

    MGA SANGKAP 1 manok na dumalaga 1 puswelong kakanggata 5 butil na bawang 1 puswelong suka 1 kutsarang pamintang buo 1 dahon ng laurel mantika, asin PARAAN NG PAGLULUTO Paghiwa-hiwain nang 2 hanggang 3 pulgadang laki ang manok. Palambutin sa suka, bawang, asin, paminta, at kaunting tubig na sinamahan ng dahon ng laurel. Kapag malambot […]

  • Lechong Kawali
    Litsong Kawali
    Posted in: Meat

    Photo by Carly of Lechong Kawali, twice-cooked pork belly. What do you do with leftover litson (roasted pig)? You turn it into paksiw or litsong kawali the next day! See also: bagnet of Ilocos

  • Lechon Liempo Rolls
    Posted in: Meat

    Chinese in origin, the word liempo refers to pork belly. It is also spelled liyempo in traditional Tagalog orthography.

  • Crispy Liempo
    Crispy Liempo
    Posted in: Meat

    Photo of Crispy Liempo by Leslie Bernarte. Goes well with beer 🙂

  • Liyempo - Step #5: Put in a Super-Hot Oven
    How to Make Lechon Liempo
    Posted in: Meat

    Photos and Instructions by Johnard Garcia. How to make Lechon Liempo (Roasted Pork Belly) for when you can’t roast a whole pig! Step 1 – Ibabad sa brine ang karne nang magdamag. Step 2 – maghiwa ng maraming sibuyas. Step 3 – iahon ang karne at patuyuin, lagyan ng kung anu-anong mga rekado…

  • Filipino pork chop
    Pork Chop
    Posted in: Meat

    Photo of Pork Chop by Ahljhon Miranda: “Eat it while it’s crispy!” Sawsawan right by it. Check back again after the website upgrade for more photos and content. Thank you for your patience!

  • Pinikpikan
    Posted in: Hot Topics, Meat

    Pinikpikan is a dish from the mountains of the Cordillera region in the Philippines. It is prepared by beating a live chicken with a stick prior to cooking. This is done to tenderize the meat and induce blood clotting.

  • Sinalpungan
    Posted in: Meat

    Fried Carabeef Tripe. One of the dishes that the island province of Catanduanes is known for. Photos to be uploaded soon.