I am joining Mommy Willa on this "Food Trip Friday" meme for a reason that I want to challenge myself to try something new food at least once a week in order for me to learn to cook.
When I was still in the Philippines, Sinigang na Baboy (pork in sour broth) was one of my favorite dish. I have been dying to eat that food when we were still in Michigan. A month ago, we were at one of the Filipino Fast Food here in Merritt Island, and saw that they have Sinigang na Baboy (pork in sour broth). I was so happy, bought one serving of it and took it home with me. One serving (one small bowl) was $5.00, and to somebody who miss it very much, it was not enough.
A week later, my Filipino friend/neighbor went to Orlando and saw a Filipino market, bought a bag of kangkong, gabi (yam) and everything else that was needed, made Sinigang na Baboy (pork in sour broth) and invited me and my husband over dinner at their house. It was so good. Surprisingly, my husband liked it, that it challenged me to make Sinigang na Baboy (pork in sour broth) for our dinner, too.
So, I did. With the help of Mama Sita's, I did. Although I did not follow all the ingredients that is recommended, and have it customized to what we want in it, but it turned out great that my husband and I really enjoyed it. He loves Filipino foods and I love him even more for that. :)
Sinigang na Baboy (Pork in Sour Broth)
*10 cups water
*4-5 large tomatoes
*1 large onions (quartered)
*10 stalks of long green beans (cut into 4)
*1 pouch Mama Sita's Tamarind Seasoning (Sinigang sa Sampalok) Mix
*1 kilo pork (cubed 2")
*4 pieces long green pepper
*4 medium size yam (cut into 8 parts)
*3-4 cups leafy vegetables (kangkong or spinach)
.........I put more than just 4 cups of kangkong because my husband and I both love it.
*In a large pot, bring to boil the water and pork until tender.
*Add the tomatoes, yam, onions and pepper. Simmer until the potatoes gets tender.
*Pour in Mama Sita's Sinigang sa Sampalok Mix. Increase the heat and bring to a rolling boil.
*Add the long green pepper. Seasoned and taste. Cover and simmer for another 3 minutes.
*Add the kangkong (or spinach). Turn off heat. cover to steam cook. Serve hot.