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Lechon for a Filipino Holiday!

Lechon for a Filipino Holiday!

Lechón is a pork dish found in several regions of the world. The word lechón originated from the Spanish term referring to a suckling pig that is roasted. Lechón is a popular food in the Philippines and the dish features a whole roasted pig cooked over charcoal. It is a national dish of the Philippines with Cebu (my Mom's hometown) being acknowledged by American chef Anthony Bourdain as having the best pig!

Date Posted: Sep. 25, 2013

Photography Notes: Being a biracial Filipina, I love and appreciate traditional Holiday dishes such as this from my Mom's side of the family!


Photo by mystinkypete

Cooking Level: Beginning

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