I’ve not heard of this particular dish before until I came across it from a friend’s shared link on Facebook titled ‘Chicken Lombardy’. I was sold on the photo alone, but looks can be deceiving, so I decided to research further…
I’ve always been curious about the paleo concept but I didn’t want to go overboard with following an entire plan nor changing my diet altogether.
Tocino simply means bacon in Spanish. Typically made from pork belly, this dish is usually served for breakfast or brunch. Filipinos usually accompany tocino with rice and egg called To-Si-Log–Tocino, Sinangag (fried rice) and itlog (egg). The following recipe is my personal rendition…with an extra twist.
An amalgamation of sharp offset by honey, pears, and off-dry wine, its sweet-sour tang is perfect with rich blue cheeses.
Oh those under-the-weather days…this by far is my favorite dish to have, especially when I was little.
Although my family and I reside within distance of vast vineyards, wineries, apple orchards, and generally an agrarian’s dream community, there is one disadvantage or the-lack-of when it comes to buying certain products–the mere luxury of nearby
(less than an hour away), culturally diverse markets in a quest for making international dishes I crave for…