Welcome to the Ilocos page. Get the chance to explore the Ilocos Region's diverse treasures and charms. The Ilocano-Pangasinense craftsmen and producers are known for their unique craftsmanship, exquisite creativity and ingenuity that depict their history and culture. These can be glimpsed in the array of products featured in this page: from wood furniture and furnishings, home decors and novelty items,
lomwoven materials to a wide variety of processed food products. The Ilocos chichacorn, bagnet and empanada, Vigan longanisa. Bonuan bangus, sukang Iloko, basi, (sugarcane wine), Lingayen bagoong (fish paste) and Calasiao puto (rice cake) are just some of the most sought after food products of Region 1.
Isn't it amazing to know that the famous "Ilocos chichacorn or cornick" is a result of improving the lowly "pinablad" or boiled corn? Or the usual "egg sunny side up" is made into a delectable "empanada" by adding other ingredients? Likewise twigs, branches, flowers and leaves that normally fall from a tree are crafted into beautiful decorative and novelty items. These show the innovative skills of our local workers which transform indigenous and even trash materials into worthy commercial products.
A lot more surprising discoveries shall be unfolded as you go along this page. Enjoy and learn more about the Pride and Treasures of the North through the Region 1 page in this portal.
Mabuhay at Maraming Salamat!
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