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Angeles City gov’t holds sisig-cooking demo

ANGELES CITY — A sisig-cooking demonstration was held in the city recently in celebration of Filipino Food Month or Buwan ng Kalutong Pilipino.

With a theme “Kalutong Filipino, Lakas ng Kabataang Makabago”, renowned Angeleño culinarians took part in cooking their respective versions of sisig.

Among the invited guests who featured their own recipes were 25 Seeds Restaurant Assistant Chef Eric Rivera; Carmina Pangilinan, the granddaughter of the “Legendary Sisig Queen,” Aling Lucing; Emilia Aguarin of Batcha-Batchang Lutong Ulam; Jaymark Sumala, Chef, Mila’s Tokwa’t Baboy; and Annalyn Castañeda of Bhar’z Kitchen.

Mayor Carmelo “Pogi” Lazatin, Jr. said this is a cooking exhibition to showcase Angeles City’s best pork dish – Sisig.

Chief Adviser IC Calaguas and Executive Assistant IV Reina Manuel, who supervised the cooking demonstration with Angeles City Tourism Officer-in-Charge Anneleen Antonio-Sugui, said this is one of the priority programs of Mayor Lazatin in boosting the city’s gastrotourism.

The said cooking demonstration, according to Manuel, is the second time under the stint of Mayor Lazatin.

For her part, Antonio-Sugui thanked the Angeleño culinarians who made time and effort in supporting the cooking demonstration.

“Nais po ni Mayor Lazatin na ipagmalaki ang talento at pagkain na meron dito sa siyudad, kagaya po ng sikat na sikat na Sisig ng Angeles City,” Antonio-Sugui shared.

Also present during the event are City Councilor Marino Bañola, ABC President Danilo Nacu, City Auditor Amelita Inovero, Gender and Development Officer Mina Cabiles, City Assessor Michael Calaguas, City Engineer’s Officer-in-Charge Helen Ayro, General Services Officer Evangeline Malonzo, Assistant City Accountant Edelyn Maniego, Office for Senior Citizens Affairs Head Eduardo Torres, Angeles City Economic Development and Investment Promotions Officer Irish Bonus-Llego, Angeles City Traffic Development Officer Francis Pangilinan, and LGBTQ Officer Jhune Angeles.