Tag: pulutan

Sisig

Sisig is a popular dish invented in the 70’s in Pampanga, the culinary capital of the Philippines. In the Pampanggo dialect, the word sisig means a dish that has a souring ingredient. It was originally eaten as pulutan (dish eaten while drinking beer).  The original sisig includes different cuts of meat…

Crispy Pata 2

The love for pork is universal. How many countries revel on pork and munch on crispy pork skin like popcorn? Pork is the most preferred meat of the Filipinos. The number one pork dish is the whole roast pig called Lechon. Yes, speared in a bamboo stick,…

Kinilaw, the perfect appetizer or pulutan (Raw, Vegan)

Perfect as an appetizer or “pulutan” (beer pairing) Kinilaw or Kilawin is a delicacy often found at Filipino parties with drunk uncles and grandpas…or in this case, here on Foodipino. Kinilaw tastes refreshingly tangy, spicy, and savory. It’s known as the Filipino equivalent of Peru’s Ceviche.  All…