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Filipino Pork Tocino

Pork Tocino

Pairing Suggestions

White Wines

Riesling (Germany)
White Rioja Oaked (Spain)
Chenin Blanc (France)
Oaked Chardonnay (World)

Red Fruit Bomb

Garnacha (Spain)
Pinot Noir (USA)
Etna Rosso (Italy)

Other Excellent Alternatives

Cava (Spain)
Champagne (France)
Metodo Classico (Italy)
Lambrusco (Italy)
Garnacha Rosé (World)

Description

In the Philippines, Spain meets China in the kitchen!

Tocino comes from Spanish where it means bacon.

In the Philippines, Tocino means sweet-cured meat (pork, chicken or beef).

Pork Tocino is typically served with fried eggs and rice for breakfast.

The sweet and sour taste calls for a rich white or a fruity and light red wine. Some residual sugar will help to match the sweet ingredients.

Pork meat also pairs well with rosé and bubbles.

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