|Copyright 2011LtDan'sKitchen blogs|
|Copyright 2011 LtDan'sKitchen blogs|
Humba - Adapted*
2 1/2 lbs pork (pork belly in the traditional recipe)
3-4 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup vinegar
3 tbsp dark brown sugar
1/2 tsp oregano
2 bay leaves
1/4 cup cooked black beans
salt and pepper
1 cup water
2 oz banana flower blossoms (optional)
2 tbsp canola oil
1. In a deep pot over medium heat, add the oil and saute the garlic until
softened. Add the bay leaves and oregano and saute for a minute.
2. Add the pork and saute until slightly browned. Season with salt and
3. Add the water, soy sauce and vinegar and bring to a boil. Lower the heat
and bring to a simmer while covered for 1 hour.
4. Add the sugar and the banana blossom and increase the heat to medium.
Cook uncovered for another 30 minutes to thicken the sauce. Add the
black beans and cook for another 5 minutes. Check for flavor and adjust
accordingly. Serve with steamed white rice.
*Laquian. E., Sobriveñas, Filipino Cooking Here and Abroad, National Bookstores Inc., Manila: 1977.