More Than Just Their Fantastic Lechon, Pepita’s Kitchen Offers Hiplog That is Truly Heart-Stopping

March 23, 2019

They call Dedet Santos the Lechon Diva, and for good reason. Her take on the traditional lechon is one that will have you look at the celebratory dish in a new light (with a matching angelic choir in your ear when you take your first bite). But there is more to Pepita’s Kitchen than her famous lechon. We are obsessed with what she calls hiplog.

Dedet doesn’t hold back, and thus neither do her dishes.

That is a portmanteau of hipon (shrimp) and itlog (egg), and refers to a dish of cooked prawns drowning in a golden salted egg sauce that tastes just how it is colored—rich AF. The salted egg sauce is generously poured everywhere so that you have lots of that good oily stuff to spare for the two servings of rice that you’ll inevitably enjoy with this.

Pick your order up at Magallanes or have it sent over via LalaMove.

Pepita’s Kitchen offers hiplog, and other no-holds-barred dishes like their crab gulong-gulong and kare kare kasuy, dishes through her party platter service. And for those who are throwing a party and the truffle-rice stuffed lechon may be more than your group can handle, try one of their boneless stuffed chicken dishes.

Pepita’s Kitchen

A service that creates Asian-inspired party platters.

CONTACT: (0917) 866-0662 / pepitaskitchen@gmail.com
SPEND: PHP1,000–11,000
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Bea Osmeña SEE AUTHOR Bea Osmeña

Bea Osmeña is a healthy-ish eater who is just as likely to take you to a vegan joint as she is to consume a whole cheese pie to herself. A former picky eater, Bea has discovered the joys of savory fruit dishes, but still refuses to accept pineapples on her pizza. On the rare occasion you catch her without food in her mouth, you are likely to find her looking at books she can't afford, hugging trees, or talking to strange animals on the street.

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