Jobo's Oxtail Stew
Extremely tasty recipe...ultimate umami! secret: press the tomatoes when sauteing and scorch on high heat to caramelize the natural sugars of the tomatoes.
- Some folks dry toast or lightly saute onions before adding to a meat mixture. Why? Because watery onions tend to make a mixture mushy. Sauteeing onions renders it to be sweet. Try this technique with burgers, lumpia, etc.
- There are different ways to kill a crab. Our way: put in the freezer or pierce between the eyes.
- When you've mastered your own spag sauce, try these: 1) add a little mustard during cooking; 2) add unsweetened tableas de chocolate to deepen color and enhance the umami of the beef.