How to cook: Kare-kare


A rich stew of ox tail, face, leg, tripe or all of them together, and a variety of vegetables in a sauce flavored and thickened with roasted ground peanuts (peanut butter is just as good!) and toasted rice flour.Another way to prepare kare-kare is to cook the vegetables separately in the stock in which the meat has … [Read more...]

How to cook: Goto (beef tripe) congee


Terms can be confusing. When one says "goto" in the Philippines, he can be referring to tripe or to a congee with tripe. I've learned to use the term "goto" interchangeably depending on the occasion and the person I'm talking to. When I go to the market to buy tripe, for instance, I ask for "goto" or "tuwalya" (literally, … [Read more...]