In all honesty, I was surprised when I first saw the Salaguinto but when I gave it a try, it made me want to go to the nearest market, looking for siniguelas
, which are not always available.
Romy also made siniguelas
ice cream, which he said also has a champoy (Chinese dried salted plum) version.
Among the trees to be cut are agoho, ipil-ipil, talisay, camachile, mango, lanete, kakawate, cashew, tamarind, duhat and siniguelas
," Cruz said.
Among the trees to be cut are agoho, ipilipil, talisay, camachile, mango, lanete, kakawate, cashew, tamarind, duhat and siniguelas
The sour leaves of the alagaw and siniguelas
trees are also used in a few towns, where locals slice the young leaves and mash them to induce the juices to come out.
It starts appearing in Philippine public markets late in April or early May, which is why many Pinoys associate siniguelas with town fiestas and the Antipolo religious pilgrimage.
as, siniguelas trees were aplenty around the salt beds (irasan) near Manila Bay, where we used to play, swim, and gather fruits free for the taking.
A young adventurous Pinoy chef I met gifted me with a small jar of Siniguelas Confit, designed to be complement foie gras, any liver dish, steak, roast beef, and duck confit.
Wash thoroughly a kilo of siniguelas, breaking off all remnants of stems.
We found Siniguelas Confit also goes well with lechon kawali, grilled pork belly, and fried itik.
Sonny said his mother used to make sweetened siniguelas
(Spondias purpurea) as well.