Siglofest 2019: PINYAsarap!

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Siglo Modern Filipino marks its third anniversary by continuing to encourage and educate people to support and give tribute to the local pineapple farmers in Tagaytay.

Siglo (which means “century” in Tagalog), showcasing one hundred years of Filipino culture and cooking with heritage recipes from the major islands of the Philippines… Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Besides supporting local farmers, Siglo Modern Filipino is passionate about bringing to your table heritage Filipino dishes from different regions of the country.

Located in the popular weekend getaway of Tagaytay, Picnic Grove, here is a list of month-long activities at Siglo:

  1. Siglo Sari Sari : PINYAsarap products

Siglo has a Sari-Sari Pasalubong store where you can shop pasalubong goodies from all over the Philippines.

For this Pineapple tribute month —  you can find pinya items such as Fresh Pineapples, Pineapple Candy, Pineapple Jam, PiñaSuka or Pineapple Vinegar, PiñaLugbati Jam (Malabar sauce), oyster mushroom chicharon, pancit hab-hab, jacobina, buko tarts, buko pie, organic plants, signature shirts from Tagaytay and a lot more.

  1. Farmers’ Family Day (#SupportPINYAFarmers)

As part of the third year anniversary, Siglo Team gave a day for local pineapple Farmers’ in Tagaytay together with their families. The event was held last June 8, 2019 at one of the Pineapple Farms in Tagaytay.

There were games and activities such as Kite-making and flying contest, Pineapple Relay for both adults and kids, Farmer’s and Chef’s Fellowship and of course the boodle-fight lunch. 

  1. Kampeon ng Himagsikan

Hot news to all adventurous foodies with a huge appetite and has a “high-level-tolerance-for-spicy-foods” out there! Get ready to join the “Himagsikan Wings Challenge”, as Siglo has launched an eating challenge called “Kampeon ng Himagsikan!”

Be the next “KAMPEON NG HIMAGSIKAN”!

In celebration of 3-years Anniversary of Siglo Modern Filipino and commemoration of the Philippine Independence Day, diners get UNLIMITED Himagsikan Wings on June 12 (Independence Day) for only P299/head. Most number of plates to finish wins a bonus Gift Certificate from Siglo Modern Filipino. Magkita-kita po tayo!

#IndependenceDay #SigloIII #UnlimitedChicken

So, join, get challenged, celebrate the country’s Independence and be the next “Kampeon ng Himagsikan!”

Heirloom ingredients used:
Chili Labuyo – A small chili pepper native to the Philippines.

Note: The chili labuyo is spicier compared to the bigger Thai version sold in the local market.

Himagsikan Wings (P240 – regular price)

If to compare to the spicy Buffalo chicken wings, Siglo’s version uses honey and bagoong (shrimp paste) for the kick.

You’ll love Siglo’s dishes that use the local ingredients with substitutes to ensure the dishes’ authenticity —  reinvented some of the recipes using heirloom ingredients in modern techniques and creativity.

Food is truly a big part of discovering the culture of a region. If you haven’t traveled the Philippines enough, Siglo can take you on a gastronomic journey with just a few bites. Visit Siglo Modern Filipino as we take you on a culinary tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao!

 

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