merienda: kamote ken kape

3PM. Merienda time in da Pilipins. And all I’ve got is coffee, black please, no cream, no sugar, just pure coffee and a little sugar. But I managed to fry some camote with brown sugar, prito a kamotig (camote root, also called kaong in Ilocos). I initially wanted it boiled plainly, but I fancied deep frying it in oil and coated it sweet, ala-camote cue minus the stick.

Come, let’s have a heavy saramsam:

I’m full I guess I’ll skip dinner…!





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