To those who love savory food, you’re in for a treat!
Whether you’ve gone to Ilocos for a sandboarding experience, a historical trip to Malacanang of the North, a climbing adventure up Kapurpurawan Rock formation, or a food trip to several of their famous restaurants – La Moda Panceteria, Red 8, & Batac Riverside Empanadahan – one thing’s for sure, you’ve got to bring home pasalubong for your fam or for yourself to indulge on to remind you of your trip!
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Need some help deciding on what to buy and bring home? Let’s help you out! Here are 6 must-buy pasalubong in Ilocos that are perfect for sharing or for indulging on your own.
Usually filled with toge (mung bean sprouts), thinly sliced carrots, grated green papaya, a whole egg, and a generous amout of Vigan longganisa, the Vigan Empanada is a crunchy, savory delicacy that’s best eaten with suka.
Sinful as much as it is delicious, the bagnet which is also considered by some as the Ilocano’s version of a crispy pata/lechon kawali/chicharon, is a pasalubong that your meat loving friends/family will surely enjoy most especially with an ice cold beer
If you’re wondering what to give your officemates then we suggest a bag of chichacorn! Not only is this pasalubong great finger food to munch on during breaks but it also comes in several flavors: Cheese, Garlic, and Sweet and Spicy.
If you’re a breakfast lover, then you’ll surely want to bring some Vigan Longganisa home. It’s garlicky taste goes great with fried rice, a sunny side up egg, fresh tomatoes, and vinegar. Talk about a good breakfast!
Made with sugarcane, if there’s one reason for you to bring home sukang Iloko, it’s that it goes great with the other savory pasalubong that you’ll bring home like the empanada, the bagnet, and the Vigan Longganisa.
With all the savory pasalubong that you have, you’re probably in need of something sweet. That’s perfect then! The Royal Bibingka that’s distinct because of it’s tikoy-like texture is rich and just sweet enough to balance out all of the savory pasalubong.
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