In my mind, no other style of cooking in the world is as diverse, personal, or as absolutely delicious as barbecue. This timeless style of cooking has been filling bellies and having people lick their lips since cooking involved nothing more than a spit, a fire, and a hunk of freshly prepared meat. And as Filipinos, we love eating our barbecue dipped in soy sauce with calamansi or vinegar with plenty of onions and chili. That is why there are plenty of stalls selling barbecue all over the country.
Today, barbecue has become a staple of cuisine that is enjoyed the world over, and isn’t confined to any one demographic or geographic area. When it comes down to it, just about everyone loves barbecue, and every culture has their own unique take on what they feel entails barbecue. But while there are hundreds of thousands of different recipes, different methods of preparing the food for cooking, and even different instruments used to actually introduce the flame to heat, they’re all united by a passionate devotion to one of the most delectable styles of food you can find. [Read more…]