Pampanga
Panecillos de San Nicolas
Panecillos de San Nicolas by Elmer I. Nocheseda Panecillos de San Nicolas, also known as putu saniculas or simply saniculas to the Kapampangan, is one of the heirloom recipes learned by some of the older families in Pampanga from the Augustinian friars during the Spanish era. Actually, these panecillos or little pan, are not classified as bread, but rather as biscocho or
Sisig na Sisig
Sisig na Sisig by Elmer I. Nocheseda Sizzling Sisig Sisig was one of the first Kapampangan words explained to Spanish missionaries by the Augustinian priest, Fray Alvaro de Benavente. He published it in his book, "Arte de Lengua Pampanga" in 1699. He referred to "sisig" as a manner of preparing food as in "guisar con vinagre, v.t. ensalada" or simply, to cook with