White Adobo (Adobong Puti) : How to Cook Adobo without Using Soy Sauce

There are as many recipes for adobo as there are Philippine islands. My two favorite recipes are the white adobo and the adobo cooked in coconut milk. Food memories at my dorm in UP consisted of adobo that mom cooked for us. See in the dorm, we were not allowed to cook our meals. Mom’sRead More

Tips in Cooking Adobo

My husband is fond of buying me recipe books or any books about food. One such book is The Adobo Book (Traditional & Jazzed Up Recipes) by Reynaldo Gamboa Alejandro and Nancy Reyes-Lumen. Not only do you get recipes of various authors but trivia and essays on adobo. The Personal Styles reflect the cook’s preferences.Read More

Baby Back Ribs Adobo

My sister who is based in San Francisco shares this adobo recipe with a twist of Jalapeno chiles. I love it. 1 cup organic apple cider vinegar (preferably aged in wood) 1 tablespoon soy sauce 3 small bay leaves 1 or 2 large jalapeno chiles, left whole 1 side of baby back ribs (about 2Read More