ANGELES CITY, Pampanga — The famous Angeles Sizzling Sisig, is set to be showcased in the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) month-long cultural and gastronomic feast which presents the country’s culinary prowess and interest worldwide.
Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan said that the dish had paved the way for Angeles to be recognized and take part in some activities such as DOT’s Flavors of the Philippines, an event that serves as a prelude for Madrid Fusion Manila 2015.
“This will not only make Sisig an intangible heritage for us Angeleños. It will also widen participants’ culinary perspective in cooking best versions of Sisig while still paying tribute to that original taste that stirred their cooking prowess,” the mayor said.
Apart from this, Dr. Richard Daenos of the Angeles City Tourism Office has revealed various activities lined-up for this month-long celebration.
Highlighting Angeles’ celebration of Flavors would be “Sisig Fiesta of Angeles City”, an exhibit of the world renowned pork dish to be held on April 14, 10 a.m. at the Museo ning Angeles.
Part of the event would be a city heritage walking tour and a cooking demonstration by Chef Claude Tayag.
A summer cooking lesson for kids, dubbed Maglutu Tamu, will run from April 8-24, while a seminar-workshop dubbed as “Culinary Tourism: Designing Tour Packages vis-à-vis Local Cultural Assets on April 10 will both be held at the Museo ning Angeles.
Facilitating the seminar-workshop will be Tracey Santiago of International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Philippines and National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).
Various food merchants boasting the flavors of the world will also be at Marquee Mall from April 1-31.
Meanwhile, currently ongoing during the April weekdays is Junior Chef’s League: Essentials of Culinary Arts, a summer class cooking program at the International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management (ISCAHM) – Angeles.
On April 22, the Hotels and Restaurants Association of Pampanga (HARP) will hold a Cook-off Challenge at the SM City Clark while Chef Sau Del Rosario will launch his book, “20 Years of Love + Cooking” on April 30.