This June, in celebration of our country’s independence day, we are featuring Filipino heritage dishes from the Salcedo Market. Here’s a list of this month’s picks:
Antonio‘s Pork Humba. This dish is a sweetened pork roast over beans that is Ilonggo in origin.
Omee‘s sardines, beef belly, and tinapa (fish) rice are classic Tagalog dishes.
Elizabeth Amurao‘s special suman and tamales (rice pastries) are both from Pampanga.
Ka Narcing features ginatang hipon (shrimp in coconut milk), tulingan fish (from the tuna family), and sinaing na tulingan (steamed version) from Batangas.
Bikol’s Best laing is a delicious dish from Bicol that is comprised of dried taro leaves in shrimp paste and coconut milk.
Legg’s Chicken Inasal offers generous and juicy servings of grilled chicken paa (feet) and pecho (breast) from Bacolod.
Ilocandia’s Special Empanada – for this entry, we don’t even have to say what their best seller is, just try the empanada (savoury meat pastry)! This dish is Ilocano in origin.
Pamangan‘s bestselling chicken ala king is from Pampanga.
The Kitchen‘s kadyos (Ilonggo dish) and prechon (roasted pig, served in a wrap).