• 1/4 kilo pork, preferably the ear and face part
• 2 big pieces tokwa or dry tofu
• 6 cloves garlic
• 5 whole peppercorns
• 1/4 cup vinegar
• 2 small onions
• 2 cups cooking oil
• 1 tablespoon soy sauce
• 1 teaspoon brown sugar
• 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
• 1 teaspoon salt
1. Place the pork in a small pot or casserole and dispense in enough water to cover the pork. Add 3 cloves of garlic, 1 whole onion, the whole peppercorns and salt.
2. Bring to a boil floating off froth as it rises, then lower the heat and boil for about 1 hour.
4. Take out the pork from the pot and let it cool.
5. Drain liquid from and reserve 1/2 cup of the pork broth for the sauce.
6. Heat the oil and fry the tokwa or dry tofu until golden brown on both sides in a small pan.
7. Draw off the fried tokwa on paper towels and let it cool.
8. Cut up the remaining onion and 3 cloves of garlic.
9. Prepare the sauce by thoroughly combining the minced onion and garlic, vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, ground black pepper, and the reserved pork broth in a large bowl.
10. Slice the pork and the tokwa into 1/2-inch cubes and mix with the sauce.
11. To enjoy the delicious serving of tokwa’t baboy (tofu and pork), serve with porridge, or a cold bottle of beer.
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