Tuesday, December 18, 2007
Giniling Na Luto Ni Pao (Ground Pork Cooked By Pao)
I have an injured finger for 2 days now, my right ring finger. It has allergies. Then, me being clumsy (in which normally I'm not!) in the kitchen, the finger which has the allergies got splashed with hot oil while I was frying. For this reason, I'm not able to cook because it got worst. I'm taking antibiotic and pain reliever for it. Fortunately, we have so many left-overs to reheat. But for tonight, I requested my hubby's niece to cook for us. Her name is Pao. She stays here with us during weekdays when she's working in Makati. She cooked Ground Pork with Potato and Carrot, the usual! The kids staying with us, they love any dish made with ground pork. She even fried "tuyo", she's craving for it. Tuyo is a sun-dried salted sardines common here in the Philippines. I did fry the plantain bananas "saging na saba", I showed them how it is fried without the banana sipping the oil too much. You need not cut the banana, just fry it whole but make sure the oil in your pan is thoroughly hot. It should be fried in medium-high heat until all sides get brown, as you can see in the picture. I didn't even drained it in paper towels. The verdict with Pao's cooking? Personally, it's okay, need a little more practice but for tonight it will do! But her brother, Awe didn't like it. I asked him why, he said there's something in the dish in which he didn't like. All I can say, we are all entitled to our own opinion.