In celebration of National Women’s Month, the City Government of Imus held an activity last March 04, 2019 at the Imus Sports Complex. The main aim of the “Coofest ni Erpats” activity was not only to increase the awareness on the importance of male participation in the household management but to also showcase the Imus most famous dish, the “Menudo”. This dish is famous for every Imusueño, it is part of their every gatherings or “handaan”. Made of pork and liver cubes, carrots, potatoes, carrots and bell pepper in rich sauce with liver paste.
They picked ten male participants among the City Hall employees and challenged them to cooked their own version of Imus Menudo using their “secret ingredients”.
Below are the 10 versions of Imus Menudo:
#1 Michael Loyola (CICLEDO)
#2 Art Pangilinan (City Admin Office)
#3 Jose Quimora (CENRO)
#4 Ricardo Paredes Jr. (VM)
#5 Ronaldo del Rosario (GSO)
#6 Christian Rey Sison (Sports)
#7 Jay Mercado (IVTS)
#8 Pablito Clerigo (Engr Office)
#9 Jiroshi Maliksi (IT)
#10 Edgardo Cenon Guinto (TRU)
I am lucky because I was able to taste test the 10 versions of Imus Menudo. Honestly it was hard to choose because each dish has its own unique taste. One thing is for sure “lahat masarap”!
The winners are:
- 1st Art Pangilinan (#2)
- 2nd Michael Loyola (#1)
- 3rd Ricardo Paredes Jr. (#5)
- 4th place Edgardo Cenon Guinto (#10)
- 5th place Jiro Maliksi (#9)
- 6th place Jay Mercado (#7)
- 7th place Jose Quimora (#3)
- 8th place Roy Del Rosario (#5)
- 9th place Pablo Clerigo (#8)
- 10th place Ian Sison (#6)
Aside from the cooking competition, there were displays and samplings of Imus local products.
Made with steamed rice flour, chicken, peanuts and salted egg. Imusueño’s tamales is known for its sweetness and nutty taste. A tummy filling merienda.
Made from flour with bits of Imus Longganisa as a toppings. You can buy it for as low as P5.00.
PANSIT LANG LANG
A delicious combination of miki and sotanghon, ground pork, chicken and veggies over a satisfying broth. The favorite dish of our National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal.
Discover Imusueño favorite dishes by visiting the city.
Where to eat in Imus? Check out Big Ben’s Kitchen.
IMUS CITY TOURISM
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