Traditional Filipino dishes with CIA student chef Paul Cristomo

Inihaw (pork barbecue) recipe you can share with your family to learn about Filipino heritage

A Filipino student chef with the Culinary Institute of America at The Pearl makes a traditional Filipino pork dish.

SAN ANTONIO – As the saying goes, if you want to learn about people, learn about their culture and their food.

A student from the Culinary Institute of America was here on SA Live to celebrate Philippines Independence Day and showed us a traditional inihaw, or Filipino pork barbecue, recipe.

Ingredients you’ll need to make inihaw:

  • Pork butt
  • Soy sauce
  • Banana sauce
  • Calamansi juice
  • Brown sugar
  • Ginger ale
  • Minced garlic
  • Black pepper

Watch the video above to watch each step to make this traditional Filipino dish.

You can find out more about the Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio here.


About the Authors:

Madeline is a digital media intern for SA Live. She studies Agriculture Communication and Journalism at Texas A&M University.

John has worked his way through the ranks at SA Live. He started as an intern with the show in 2015, and joined the team full time as a photographer in 2017.