Lechon (Spit-Roasted Pig) for Christmas

We went to the jungles of  La Loma,the Lechon district of Manila to buy Lechon (Spit-Roasted Pig).

Lechon  is the Spanish word for suckling pig. In the Philippines, it connotes a whole roasted pig.Lechón is often cooked during national festivities (known as fiestas), the holiday season, and other special occasions such as weddings, graduations, birthdays and baptisms, or family get-togethers. The lechón is usually the highlight and the most popular dish of these events. It is usually served with a liver-based sauce. 

Since it’s Christmas and lots of families were buying Lechon,the prices were ceiling high.The smallest costs P2000 and the biggest was P6,500.

We finally settled for a medium sized one that costs P4,500. That’s what sis and I contributed to the Christmas feast.

Here’s our Lechon being wrapped-up…getting ready to go home… Here, piggy, piggy…

This will be my entry for this week’s Lasang Pinoy Sundays which has a theme of Christmas.

Happy Sunday!

My other La.Pi.S. post: Christmas Feast


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6 Responses

  1. They really look bright and shiny…Hope u had enjoy ur meal.

    Happy Holidays to u and ur family. 🙂

  2. Wow! Ang daming lechon! I guess this weeks’ entries are all about lechon! I’ve seen quite a few already…am not a fan of lechon tho… 🙂

    Serving mine here

  3. mura pa nga ang letcho kesa sa cardiologist :))

    i love the photos, i just settle looking at the photos since i cant and i wont eat letchon 🙂

    Here is Mine

    magandang araw ka-lasa-ista 🙂
    Salamat sa pagbisita 🙂

  4. lechon galore! looks like you had a great noche buena!:D

    wishing you and your family the best this New Year!

  5. oh my that is sooo expensive. here in cagayan de oro we could at least get lechon de leche for 2,200 for the holidays. whew

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