Mechado is a Filipino dish of tender pieces of beef cooked slowly in a stew of tomato, soy, lemon and bay leaf. Sometimes vegetables such as carrots and bell peppers are added. In our house, we often like to add Spanish olives and crispy potatoes.
Adobong Manok is a much-loved Filipino dish of chicken braised in soy, garlic and bay leaf. The chicken is tender, moist and flavorful with crispy skin and plenty of sauce. Always good with steamed white rice.
Lumpiang Shanghai are crunchy, skinny little meat-filled spring rolls. They are served with a very flavorful sweet & sour sauce that has a good kick of garlic and ginger.