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Sat January 26, 2019

Kamayan Dinner

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at Mestiza Taqueria (see times)
THE WORD "KAMAYAN" DERIVES FROM THE WORD "KAMAY," MEANING “HAND.” IT IS A CELEBRATION WITH THE WHOLE FAMILY — OR EVEN THE WHOLE VILLAGE — GETTING TOGETHER TO SHARE A MEAL USING THEIR HANDS. IT IS A COMMUNAL MEAL WHERE A SPREAD OF RICE AND DIFFERENT "ULAM" ARE PRESENTED ON BANANA LEAVES. THE DIFFERENT  MAIN DISHES SHOWCASE THE FRESHEST OF THE REGION WHERE THE MEAL IS PREPARED.

Menu
Welcome Drink: Cocktail by Sarah Ruiz of Pacific Cocktail Haven
 
Appetizer
Lola's Lumpia Shanghai | Mango Ketchup 
A classic lumpia recipe named after lola ( grandma), exactly the way she used to do it. It is served with our house made mango ketchup.

Laing Blinis
We are making blinis and topping with laing, taro leaf cooked in coconut milk.
 
Feast
 
Lechon Pork Belly
Lechon: Traditionally a spit-roasted whole hog, marinated with lemongrass, garlic, black pepper and bay leaves; we braise our marinated pork belly, then fry until crispy.
 
Mechado
A braised beef dish originating from Spain, cooked in tomato sauce with carrot and potato; finished with calamansi, a floral citrus native to the Philippines, and seasoned with soy sauce.
 
PEI Mussels
Steamed in coconut milk and Lambanog ( coconut spirit ) finished with Palapa Maguindanao - A condiment of toasted fresh coconut, garlic, shallots, ginger and turmeric.
 
Petrale Sole
Whole petrale sole dusted with rice flour and fried for 15 minutes to create a super crispy fish. You can almost eat the whole thing even the bones!! Sourced locally in San Francisco.
 
Shrimp Skewers
Grilled shrimp with a sweet spicy banana barbecue sauce
 
Farmer's Market Specials
Dependent on what we find in the farmer's market, Here are a few items
 
Purple Sweet Potato Mash
Patis Mansi Glazed Carrots
Honeynut Squash
Charred Savoy Cabbage
K&J Orchards Shinko Asian Pears
Steamed California Rice
 
Dessert
Cassava Cake | K&J Orchard Apples, Vanilla Chantilly
Cassava / Yucca is grated and mixed with cheese, coconut milk and sugar. It is baked into a delicious kakanin. Served with caramelized apple and vanilla whipped cream.
THE WORD "KAMAYAN" DERIVES FROM THE WORD "KAMAY," MEANING “HAND.” IT IS A CELEBRATION WITH THE WHOLE FAMILY — OR EVEN THE WHOLE VILLAGE — GETTING TOGETHER TO SHARE A MEAL USING THEIR HANDS. IT IS A COMMUNAL MEAL WHERE A SPREAD OF RICE AND DIFFERENT "ULAM" ARE PRESENTED ON BANANA LEAVES. THE DIFFERENT  MAIN DISHES SHOWCASE THE FRESHEST OF THE REGION WHERE THE MEAL IS PREPARED.

Menu
Welcome Drink: Cocktail by Sarah Ruiz of Pacific Cocktail Haven
 
Appetizer
Lola's Lumpia Shanghai | Mango Ketchup 
A classic lumpia recipe named after lola ( grandma), exactly the way she used to do it. It is served with our house made mango ketchup.

Laing Blinis
We are making blinis and topping with laing, taro leaf cooked in coconut milk.
 
Feast
 
Lechon Pork Belly
Lechon: Traditionally a spit-roasted whole hog, marinated with lemongrass, garlic, black pepper and bay leaves; we braise our marinated pork belly, then fry until crispy.
 
Mechado
A braised beef dish originating from Spain, cooked in tomato sauce with carrot and potato; finished with calamansi, a floral citrus native to the Philippines, and seasoned with soy sauce.
 
PEI Mussels
Steamed in coconut milk and Lambanog ( coconut spirit ) finished with Palapa Maguindanao - A condiment of toasted fresh coconut, garlic, shallots, ginger and turmeric.
 
Petrale Sole
Whole petrale sole dusted with rice flour and fried for 15 minutes to create a super crispy fish. You can almost eat the whole thing even the bones!! Sourced locally in San Francisco.
 
Shrimp Skewers
Grilled shrimp with a sweet spicy banana barbecue sauce
 
Farmer's Market Specials
Dependent on what we find in the farmer's market, Here are a few items
 
Purple Sweet Potato Mash
Patis Mansi Glazed Carrots
Honeynut Squash
Charred Savoy Cabbage
K&J Orchards Shinko Asian Pears
Steamed California Rice
 
Dessert
Cassava Cake | K&J Orchard Apples, Vanilla Chantilly
Cassava / Yucca is grated and mixed with cheese, coconut milk and sugar. It is baked into a delicious kakanin. Served with caramelized apple and vanilla whipped cream.
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