Comida China: Morisqueta Tostada History & Recipe

Comida China

This dish is typical of what is known in the Philippines as Comida China: Chinese dishes with Spanish names. Both the Spaniards and the Chinese were a very strong presence in the Philippines during the colonial days from the 16th to the early 20th century. When the Chinese opened the first restaurants knows as panciterias, Spanish was the language of commerce, hence the dishes acquired Spanish names.-(


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