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Pregnancy Craving: Sinigang na Baboy
July 25th, 2012 by niceyfemme

I feel like I’m naglilihi again. Certain cravings and aversions towards food I felt during my first trimester but that was much worse because I was always hungry but can’t eat. Just thinking about that phase of my pregnancy makes me a bit nervous as that was really difficult for me. Now I can eat… just very picky. It’s hard to find contentment in the food I eat. The usual favorites has let me down so many times. But sinigang na baboy has been good on me. That when I don’t know what to eat, I’ll have this. I have made a post about this dish before, the more complete Sinigang na Baboy year 2011. 🙂

No need to have all the ingredients, just the pork belly, taro root or gabi and kangkong or swamp cabbage and I’m happy na. Or maybe this is an act of desperation. 🙂

Sinigang for 2 pax.

I was forbidden to eat those veggies with too many seeds as that will worsen my fingers and joints pain. I know I should be eating Salmon Sinigang instead and I used to love that dish, but I just can’t stand the taste of salmon since I got pregnant.

There’s really something comforting about sour soup and taro root. I believe this has something to do with my childhood. Back when I was a kid, I used to rejoice when I learned that sinigang is the ulam. No need for otoscope for me if it is sinigang. I’d run as fast as I could and dig in like I haven’t eaten in ages. I’d make sure my baby girl is going to be well fed. I’d cook this for her too to a point where she’d run as fast as I did back then.. 🙂

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