Menudo

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    Appears in

    Memories of Philippine Kitchens

    Memories of Philippine Kitchens

    By Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan

    Published 2006

    • About

    I had always thought the term menudo to mean small diced things because the menudo I grew up with was a dish with pork, liver, and potatoes all uniformly diced. The name actually comes from a Mexican stew that uses tripe and white hominy. Romy reconstructed this dish from memory several years ago and he served it as a sauce to go with longaniza (pork sausage) on one of our Mother’s Day menus. It is meant to be a main course, but, as we discovered, it can serve as a side dish or a foo