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Mamma P’s Jamaican Food | Fishponds Road, Bristol | Restaurant Review

Mamma P’s Jamaican Food | Fishponds Road, Bristol | Restaurant Review

The fact that I am even reviewing Mamma P’s, especially as I found it after watching the rugger, full of beer and hungry, means it made an impression. People always talk about finding hidden gems, unassuming street food type places. Sadly these are a rarity […]

Bombay & Co Restaurant Review | Cheltenham | Indian Street Food

Bombay & Co Restaurant Review | Cheltenham | Indian Street Food

I went out Thursday evening with friends, no kids, no husband, just me and my mates and we wanted something new, something…different. So we went for some Indian food at Bombay & Co in Cheltenham. It’s definitely new, but I hear you, what’s so different […]

Chilli White Rum Recipe | Chillies in Bacardi for Parties not just Halloween

Chilli White Rum Recipe | Chillies in Bacardi for Parties not just Halloween

You need some big old knackers to make this Chilli White Rum, correction, to drink it. I got an invite to a Halloween party and was thinking about what I might take – so a couple weeks out, I thought, it would be cool to […]

How do you make Vietnamese Pho? | National Dish of Vietnam

How do you make Vietnamese Pho? | National Dish of Vietnam

There seems to be Vietnamese restaurants popping up all over the place – and for good reason, the food is the nuts. How do you make Vietnamese Pho (pronounced fur)? This is one National Dish we don’t mind posting, we did this as part of […]

How do you make Pink Grapefruit Gin | National Dish Recipe

How do you make Pink Grapefruit Gin | National Dish Recipe

I’ve been dying to make Pink Grapefruit Gin, I think the colour would be attractive and relate completely to the flavour – Pink Grapefruit is a real treat just as grapefruit. As with all our Gin recipes, you need to sterilise everything thoroughly, I mean […]

How do you make Fennel Gin? | National Dish Recipe | Gin Infusion

How do you make Fennel Gin? | National Dish Recipe | Gin Infusion

We like infusing our own Gin and have a growing number of flavours. Fennel Gin is a bit of a surprise – I wasn’t sure how it would turn out – it’s real good, it’s vegan and is a subtle version of Sambuca. Unlike fruit […]

Petit Coco Cheltenham Restaurant Review | What’s it like to eat at Petit Coco Bistro Cheltenham

Petit Coco Cheltenham Restaurant Review | What’s it like to eat at Petit Coco Bistro Cheltenham

Just in case your French is so bad that you don’t know what Petit means – upon entry to Petit Coco Cheltenham, you’ll work out that it means ‘small’. If you use an online dictionary, it will also suggest insignificant – I paid Petit Coco […]

Cook the perfect Beef Brisket and pull it with a fork | National Dish Recipe

Cook the perfect Beef Brisket and pull it with a fork | National Dish Recipe

Some people find roasting and cooking beef a real challenge, ending up with a disappointingly tough result, especially a beef brisket. All that is usually missing though, is a little patience and foresight. Brisket is a cheap (although annoyingly, that is changing) cut of meat […]

Duddell’s London Restaurant Review | Cantonese near The Shard | National Dish

Duddell’s London Restaurant Review | Cantonese near The Shard | National Dish

In my search for finding somewhere new to eat and review, in what seems to be an endless supply of new openings in the captial, I fell upon Duddell’s London, a high end Cantonese restaurant. Location is often everything, but London of course dismisses that […]

This is the best yogurt dip ever | Middle East and North Africa | National Dish Recipe

This is the best yogurt dip ever | Middle East and North Africa | National Dish Recipe

I was cooking up some Moroccan Lamb the other day and wanted the best yogurt dip ever to go with all the flatbread and spice action. This isn’t from Morocco, but who cares, it’s amazing – I’d say it was Middle Eastern, leaning toward Israel. […]


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How do you make Filipino Pork Adobo | Adobo Baboy | What is the national dish of the Philippines?

How do you make Filipino Pork Adobo | Adobo Baboy | What is the national dish of the Philippines?

What is the national dish of the Philippines? Adobo this is pork
Adobo, a deeply flavoured pork dish that melts in your mouth
Photograph: Wayne Morgan – nationaldish.co.uk © 2017

This is undoubtedly the national dish of this multi-island paradise nation. It’s slow cooked pork, poached in a deep flavoured liquor. How do you make Filipino Pork Adobo?

You will probably want a side dish with it, try our filipino garlic fried rice (sinangag) recipe.