Lechon. It’s tied in to some of our fondest memories of family reunions, Christmas parties, and growing up. Even if we know it’s not exactly a health food, lechon is good for us anyway. Good for the soul.
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Let’s get something straight. Lechon is everything.
Whether it’s a belly roll…
Or livin’ dat extra rice life…
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Or just being the strong, independent lechon it is.
LOOK AT DAT.
It should be an art form, really.
You can adorn lechon with all the fixings.
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But it’s natural state has it’s own kind of beauty too.
You can take things slow and have a bite-sized piece.
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“Not too much. It will clog your arteries,” said people who know nothing.
Boy, I wish my arteries were made of the stuff!
The meat… the pillowy taba, and good lord, the skin…
But fine, let’s have some vegetables “to balance things out.”
Lechon for daaaays
Seriously though, this deserves to be our national dish.
Lechon is the hero we deserve.
I think I’ve made my point. #lechoniseverything
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