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Slow Cooker Recipe: Pulled Pork with Coleslaw

Slow Cooker Recipe: Pulled Pork with Coleslaw

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 | 28 comments

Pulled Pork Recipe

I bet you will love this slow cooker recipe!  Pulled pork is a method of cooking pork where the meat is cooked slowly at low temperatures for several hours.  It’s a versatile, delicious shredded pork that can be paired with rice or bread.

I tried pulled pork sandwich on different occasions and I loved it.  It’s full flavor, very filling and exciting to eat, you can eat it with or without coleslaw. 🙂  I originally made it for rice toppings for dinner and saved some for sandwich, just to see how it will tastes like.  Like what I’m expecting, they tastes very good on both rice and bread.  🙂 

The coleslaw tastes good too.  I used shredded carrots, green and red cabbage with Japaneses mayonnaise ( I used Kewpie, it’s available in SM Hypermarket and Landmark) with a pinch of salt and pepper to taste, nothing fancy. 😛

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe
It’s very easy to make, normally most recipes I saw posted online requires pork shoulders for easy shredding but here I used pork pigue (because honestly that’s what I only got in my fridge), though I’m considering using pork shoulder next time, maybe you should use pork shoulders and let me know how different it could be in terms of easy shredding and it’s level of tastiness. 

Like I said a gazillion times, it’s really easy to make.   It’s like you dump the ingredients in your slow cooker, forget it for 5-8 hours and without even knowing it dinner is ready.  🙂   That easy!  🙂

Here’s the complete recipe for you.  Enjoy!  🙂

Slow cooker recipe

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe
  1. 1/2 kilo of pigue or pork loin (cubed)
  2. 1/2 tablespoon salt
  3. 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  4. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or you can use 3-5 cloves of garlic
  5. 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  6. 1/2 cup barbecue sauce (I use Sweet Baby Ray's Barbeque Sauce, available in SnR)
  1. 1. In small bowl, stir together salt, paprika, and brown sugar.
  2. 2. Rub salt mixture on pork to cover completely. Place pork in slow cooker. Add water to side of pork.
  3. 3. Cover; cook on High heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  4. 4. In slow cooker, use 2 forks to shred pork. Stir in barbecue sauce until well mixed
 Enjoy this easy slow cooker pulled pork recipe and I really hope you find it easy to make hard to forget.  🙂  Stay tuned for more slow cooker recipe soon. 🙂








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Honey Grape Mocktini Recipe

Honey Grape Mocktini Recipe

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017 | 0 comments

Mocktails are getting increasingly popular in celebrations these days specially to teens and Christmas is just a few days away. 

Since my eldest daughter Elise loves sparkling wines I tried Welch’s Honey Grape Mocktini recipeIt’s so refreshing and fun to drink because of those fizz you get from both the sparkling wine and the soda water (recipe below).

Honey Grape Mocktini

Perfect for both young and adults, mocktails –- If done well -– can bring out the best in any type of happy occasion. The best non-alcoholic cocktails, according to experts, are ones that are creative, easy to prepare and delicious.
This holiday season with Welch’s distinct line of sparkling juices, families and friends can concoct their own innovative mocktails that both kids and adults will enjoy.
A product of USA, Welch’s line of sparkling juices carries with it a long tradition of ‘Real Grape Goodness’ –- a delight not only to the palate but the body as well.
With 2 flavors to choose from such as Sparkling White Grape Juice Cocktail and Sparkling Red Grape Juice Cocktail, each Welch’s beverage will give a special fizz to your mocktail for the holidays. 
Welch’s Sparkling Juices are available nationwide in major supermarkets and stores.

Here is an easy mocktail to create using Welch’s White Grape Sparkling Juice Cocktail:

Honey Grape Martini Recipe
  1. • ½ cup Welch’s White Grape Sparkling Cocktail
  2. • 1 tsp Honey
  3. • 6 Grapes
  4. • ½ Cup Club Soda
  5. • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  6. Serves: 2
  7. Total Time: 10 min
  1. Stir together Welch’s White Grape Sparkling Cocktail, honey, and lemon juice. Divide between two glasses filled with ice and top with club soda. To serve, garnish with a skewer of grapes.





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Giulia Restaurant: Our New Family Favorite Restaurant Opens at SM North EDSA

Giulia Restaurant: Our New Family Favorite Restaurant Opens at SM North EDSA

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 | 0 comments

If you are looking for a family and kid-friendly restaurant that serves family favorite meals like fried chicken, pasta, and pizza, you should come and visit Giulia Restaurant at SM North EDSA, The Block.

Giuilia Restaurant
From the company that introduced Casa Italia to Metro Manilans in 2015, comes Giulia, the newest dining place that beckons anyone longing for home-cooked food.

Taking off from the same location where the renowned Casa left its footprint, Giulia is a full-service restaurant that whips up hearty dishes that linger way after you’ve finished everything on their plates.

For starters, you can choose from the ceasar salad, the pumpkin and the mushroom soup. Or you can sate your palates with their flavorful servings of fries or gambas.

giulia loaded fries

giulia gambas Al Ajillo
One of our family’s top pick is the loaded fries, they serve it super hot, it actually sizzles when it gets to your table, it has ground beef, bacon and mozzarella cheese!  Super tasty!!!  We all loved it. 🙂

We can’t stop talking about their legendary chicken because of its size and flavor, it’s 2 big chunks of fried, boneless chicken which has just the right amount of spices, very tender, not too salty and has a milky tastes and you shouldn’t miss the sides too, the corn has a beautiful sauce that compliments the chicken. 🙂

They also have other meat dishes like the Braised Lamb Shank, Italian Beef Stew and Crispy Pork Belly.

legend boneless chicken

They also serve pasta, they have carbonara — which I loooove so much, creamy prawn, beef lasagna, spicy calamari, and bolognese.



For sharing, they have an assortment of pizza to choose from, including the four-cheese, the all meat and the chicken barbecue.

If you are looking for thin, crispy pizza that’s loaded with all the good stuff, try their pizza.  

giulia pizza

They also have big plates good for a few hungry mouths- like the rib and chicken platter.

Then, for sweet endings, they have a premium gelato line which boasts of the most natural ingredients- like their best-selling flavors pistachio, dark truffle, mint and Bailey’s.

My son, Ruben loves their pistachio gelato,  he said: It’s like the real pistachio my Lola Liz used to send me, only creamy and cold. 😀

Jay Tan, Managing Director of Grupo Manna, which operates Giuia, is excited to add another restaurant to his other two diners- Casa Italia and Gelatofix- both located at the Bonifacio Global City. He exclaims: “Having Giulia here at SM North EDSA is the perfect opportunity for us to serve customers from this part of the Metro who crave for well-thought of dishes. With Giulia, we promise you a holistic experience of good food, enticing ambience and great service.”

Visit them soon, they are open during mall hours and is located at the G/F the Block, SM North EDSA.





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