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A Cebu Local's List: 6 Food Items You Can Bring Home For Pasalubong

Your family and friends will thank you for these.
Nothing says “wish you were with me” like a local delicacy brought home from vacation, and when you hit up a province like Cebu, which is known for many of its foodie treats, pasalubong is an absolute must! But what are the ...

Crispy Fried Pork (Tulapho) Recipe

These are a different kind of pork crackling!
If you love crispy pork in any and all its forms, you'll love that there's another recipe to try! Crispy fried pork, or tulapho in Ilonggo, is to the Illonggos what bagnet is to the Ilocanos. Considered to be "chicharon" in Iloilo, these are basically just small ...

Here's Where You Can Find Ilocos Bagnet And Fresh Ilocos Empanadas!

You don't need to go on a road trip!
When in Ilocos, one of the dishes on your buck-eat list is the bagnet. Did you know that Ilocos bagnet is often referred to as chicharon by the Ilocanos? You can definitely eat this as chicharon and dip it in spiced sukang Iloko, ...

All The Cebu Delicacies You Should Buy For Pasalubong

Traveling to Cebu soon? Know what to buy for pasalubong!
Cebu is a go-to destination for its pristine beaches but everyone knows it's also a food destination. Different cities and municipalities in Cebu are known for certain dishes and some have even dedicated fiestas to celebrate specific dishes and delicacies. We asked Cebuanos on ...

A Simple Trick To Make Meatballs Better: Add Chicharon To It!

Plus, other recipes with chicharon!
Chicharon is irresistible! Whether you love the pork rind chicharon or the crunchy chicken skin, chicharon will always be the crispy, crunchy, and savory bite snack that a lot of people love.  It's just not chicharon if it doesn't have that crunch!We do know that there are only so many ...

Our Long-standing Love Affair With Chicharon

As evidenced by my family.
If you could describe your family as a dish, what would it be? For me, it’s chicharon—delicious, crunchy, amazing, ingenious, multicultural, and to be quite honest, unhealthy.From the earliest memories I can remember up to around high school, I used to be afraid ...

10 Fried Pork Recipes To Get Hooked On

All you need is a frying pan.
Pork—it’s tasty, filling, versatile, and affordable. With just a frying pan, you won’t run out of recipes you can make with pork. You'll even wind up mastering a recipe as you go, since each one begs to be cooked again, and again. Whether it’s ...

Have You Tried Pampanga's Version Of Chicharon?

This isn't your typical chicharon.
As sinful as chicharon (fried pork rinds) is, it’s admittedly one of the many Filipino dishes that’s difficult to eat it in moderation. It’s hard not to go for a second or third bite of this porky snack, especially when it’s served ...

WATCH: This Spiced Bagnet Chicharon Is Crunchy And Irresistible

We used bagnet to make chicharon, and it was so delicious, it's addictive.
Pork belly is truly a favorite amongst Pinoys. From the lechon kawali to the roast pork belly recipes, we know the preferred cut of pork is the pork belly. It's no wonder that even the chicharon made from pork belly is addictive! We used the ...

This Is What People Eat For Noche Buena Around The Philippines

What’s on their table spread this Christmas?
Noche Buena, which is Spanish for “night of goodness,” is the bountiful feast served during the eve of Christmas. The typical Noche Buena spread for most Filipino gatherings include the hamonado, embutido, baked macaroni, bringhe (local paella), and sometimes, lechon. But this isn't the same ...

Pancit Puti with Chicharon Laman Recipe

It’s called pancit puti or white noodles because no soy sauce is added in cooking the noodles.
This pancit is topped with a generous serving of chicharon laman. Serve lots of calamansi on the side! It’s called pancit puti or white noodles because no soy sauce is added in cooking the noodles.   ...

Pork Chicharon Meatballs Recipe

Crush more chicharon and garnish each bowl with more cracklings, then add parsley.
Here's a new dish to try: pork chicharon (pork cracklings) meatballs! Ground pork and crushed chicharon are combined for a new take on meatballs.  ...

Bacon + Chicharon is One of The Best Mashups Ever

Who doesn’t love bacon and chicharon, right?
Two pork favorites—bacon and the local chicharon—in one indulgent, crunchy treat? We're game! Remember to serve these with spiced vinegar to balance the richness.BACON CHICHARONvegetable oil, for frying1 tablespoon brown sugar2 teaspoons chili powdersalt, to season1/2 cup cornstarch4 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon ...

Bacon Chicharon Recipe

Combine bacon and chicharon to make the ultimate snack!
Who doesn’t love bacon and chicharon? This crunchy treat combines the two favorites! Serve it with spiced vinegar to balance the richness. ...

Tuna Fettucine in Brown Butter Sauce Recipe

Got canned tuna, pasta and 25 minutes? This one's for you.
Got canned tuna, pasta and 25 minutes? This one's for you. This is a really good tuna pasta recipe. Quick, easy and delicious, this recipe is perfect for a super-fast, super-easy midweek dinner for the family. ...

Bagnet Chicharon Recipe

For the perfect beer match, indulge in these crispy pork cracklings (chicharon).
For the perfect beer match, indulge in these crispy pork cracklings (chicharon). Sprinkle with paprika seasoning or dip in tangy homemade sour cream for a gourmet twist ...

Smoked Bangus Rolls and Fish Chicharon

Make fried fish lumpia using just four ingredients!
Make fried fish lumpia using just four ingredients! Prepare and share with your family and friends this Smoked Bangus Rolls and Fish Chicharon. Cut the fish skin into strips. Fry until golden. Enjoy! ...

Bagoong Club

The house-turned-restaurant reminded me of an ancestral home our lola grew up in. A lobby with a relaxed layout of wooden chairs, potted plants, and framed press coverage greet diners.
On my weeknight visit, Bagoong Club was packed. The house-turned-restaurant reminded me of an ancestral home our lola grew up in. A lobby with a relaxed layout of wooden chairs, potted plants, and framed press coverage greet diners. The main dining area ...
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