Here in Luzon a mixed guisado noodles of miki (fresh egg noodles) and bihon (thin rice noodles) is a pretty popular fare, while in Cebu and the rest of Visayas and Mindanao region, Bam-i is the more popular noodle mixture. Bam-i or as other Cebuanos would pronounce it – Bam-e, is Continue reading
Any Lipa, Batangas trip of mine is never complete without a bowl of this iconic thick piping hot noodle soup – Lomi.
A little revelation though, Continue reading
One of the challenges of the Pancit King in his conquest to conquer (taste) each and every variety of pancit, is the availability of the dish. There are pancit dishes that he researched on, planned and travelled to its place of origin that upon getting to – only resulted in failure. As a fact, not all of these destinations are actually restaurants. Some of which are only mom-and-pop stalls, home-based and even peddled by street vendors especially those in the far flung provinces.
Pancit Sabsab in Taal, Batangas is one of these “hard-to-conquer” pancit dishes. Continue reading
Still in Feliza Café in Taal, I was able to sample a recipe of Pancit from way back more than a hundred years ago – Continue reading
Taal. It is pretty known for balisong or butterfly knife and barong Tagalog – our national dress for men. In terms of food, they are popular for their Longganisang Taal and Tapang Taal. Searching for noodles, to my surprise, there is actually a Pancit Taal. Continue reading
Back in 2010, I was able to try an unforgettable pancit dish that to me was simply divine – Pancit Langlang.
But first, let me clarify what Pancit Langlang is Continue reading
Gotong Batangas is a popular regional dish for it being unlike the goto known everywhere else in the archipelago. As a Manileno, goto to me is similar to porridge or congee with ox-tripe as the primary meat ingredient. My Gotong Batangas initiation took place Continue reading
Red Pancit that is! This week’s entry brought the Pancit King to a province close to his heart – Batangas. In the city of Batangas itself, is an infamous dish originally known as Continue reading
As a highly recommended pancit place by our Batanes’ tour guide – Kuya Jeric of Bisumi Tours, we head over to Beehan Café in Basco proper. Continue reading
Batanes has always been one of my dream destinations. But since the airfare going there is consistently the most expensive locally, I’ve always been postponing booking this trip. Thanks to Continue reading