Sunday, July 27, 2008


Palabok - a native filipino delicacy, a stir fried noodle dsh using round rice noodle smothered with a thick, golden shrimp sauce or other flavored sauce, and topped with: shrimp, chicharon (crushed pork rind), hard boiled eggs (sliced into disc), tinapa flakes, and freshly minced green onion. If you want to know how to cook palabok check out this recipe.

The term palabok is also used colloquially when a person is beating around the bush or trying to add more words to make a story fancier. And i hope President GMA wont put too much palabok in her State of the Nation Address (SONA 2008) tomorrow!


Hilda said...

I completely agree with your last statement!

bertN said...

I just had palabok at Mami King yesterday! The noodle is thinner than the one in your picture but it tasted palabok as I remembered it to be back home.

Is the use of "palabok" and "bola" the same colloquially? Or is "palabok" a shade refine than "bola"?

diwatang_byaning said...

I love it, I miss aling Amber's pancit palabok doon sa may Filmore. They have good pichi-pichi alam mo? You like? I used to date ang anak ni Aling Amber na si Ruby at si Jiamante at yong apo nyang kyut na kyut na si Brillantitas bwahahah!

I know somewhere in Boni, Madaluyong ay may pancit din na masarap...

Birthday mo? Bakit may pansit? Sa amin, naka-kakain lang kami ng pancit twing may birthday!

diwatang_byaning said...

In fairnesss ganda ng kuha mo ha with flash o no flash? Hmmm mukang masarap na kainin hindi na sya makapanindig balahibong mukang kanin baboy bwheheeh jowk!

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