Tapsilog is short for tapa, sinangag, and itlog. This all changed when the tapa was swapped with another ulam. That’s why when you hear the word “bacsilog“, you immediately know it’s bacon that is paired with your garlic fried rice and sunny-side-up egg.
The popular student fare is actually a glorified version of a typical breakfast. It’s all thanks to the lure of the bacon and the irresistible special sauces drizzled on top combined with the affordable price tag that made it so popular.
If you’re missing your days when this was your meal of the day, we cracked the recipe and made our version. Here’s the recipe:
You won’t want to have breakfast without this special cheese sauce again!
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