Get Luxurious: Filipino Pamangan with Ellie Tiglao
Ellie Tiglao brings the knowledge and know-how to deliver the incredibly delicious crispy pork belly Lechon Kawali. Ellie explains the region in the Philippines that her family is from is consider the cuisine capital of the country. “If other Filipinos hear you are from Pampanga, they immediately assume you can cook.” Pampanga cuisine is best known for its umami and sour flavors. Join the Somerville Arts Council to learn how to make pickled green mango, a country staple. We’ll be starting off with a classic street food item known as Karioka, a mochi ball made with coconut, coconut milk, rice flour, and jackfruit. And for those who have attended Tiglao’s numerous pop-up events around town, for one night only, Ellie will be teaching students how to make her renowned liver pork sauce. Spoiler: it's rich but tangy flavor and velvety texture makes quite the impression. Vegetable and rice will round out this incredible meal. After the class, sit down with us and enjoy the fruits of your labors for a Filipino culinary adventure. Get your tickets now before it’s too late!