Netong’s La Paz batchoy: Iloilo comfort food

Iloilo is known for its La Paz batchoy, a pork noodle soup filled with innards and egg noodles, topped with fried garlic, spring onion, and pork cracklings. It is believed that the dish was invented at Netong’s, located in the middle of the La Paz market. Netong’s was started in 1948 by Leonito Guillergan, whose…

From aswang to adobo

What has one of the Philippines’ most feared supernatural being have in common with the country’s most loved dish? More than one thing, apparently.