A tasty recipe similar to the Kapangpangan Asado. It has that tart taste from the lemon and soy sauce mixture.

1 lb pork shoulder, cut in 2' cubed 
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup soysauce 
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 small onion, sliced thin
1 potato, cut rounds 
1 small carrot, julienne 
Salt and ground black pepper to taste 
1/2 teaspoon achuete powder diluted in 2 tablespoon cooking oil 
 2 cups of water
1/2 teaspoon sugar (optional)

Cooking Direction:
Marinate pork with soysauce and lemon juice. Refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
Fry potatoes and carrots, set aside. 
Saute garlic and onion till caramelized using the achuete/cooking oil.
Add marinated pork (set aside the marinade) and cook till pork turns golden brown. 
Pour in the marinade and water. Simmer in medium low heat till pork is tender and sauce thickens. 
Season with sugar, salt and ground black pepper to taste. 
Top with fried potatoes and carrots. 
Remove from heat and serve. 


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Crispy Platter

Pancit Bihon 

Grilled Talong at Bagoong 

Sinigang na Bangus 

Bistek Tagalog 


My favorite, Garlic Rice 

For dessert..... 

Mais con Yelo 

Leche Flan 

Buko Pandan 

Fresh Buko Juice 

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18300 Gridley Road
Artesia, CA 90701
Tel: 1 562 809 6277


1 1/2 lb Bulgan fish, cleaned
1/2 cup Datu Puti Vinegar
6 garlic cloves, sliced thin
2 tbsp cooking oil
salt and ground pepper to taste

You can add slices of ginger and green onion if desired. 

Cooking Direction:
Clean fish and pat dry. Place fish in a deep pan. Add salt, ground pepper, garlic cloves and vinegar and simmer in low heat for 5 minutes or the juice starts to reduce. This kind of fish is so thin that it does not take that long to cook..
Add the cooking oil. Simmer for few more minutes, Remove from heat and serve.


Here is a simple recipe for a tasty Chicken Abodo. 

2 lbs chicken, cut into bite size 
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup datu puti vinegar
6 garlic cloves, sliced thin
1 small onion, sliced thin
1 teaspoon peppercorn
4 pieces bay leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
salt and ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoon cooking oil

Cooking Direction:
Using a wok saute garlic and onion in cooking oil till caramelized. 
Add chicken slices, saute till golden brown in medium high heat. 
Add soy sauce, vinegar, peppercorns and bay leaves. Simmer for few minutes.
Add sugar, black pepper and salt (if needed). 
Simmer in low heat for few more minutes till meat is fully cooked and sauce thickens.

Remove from heat and serve with steam rice. Enjoy!