5 Dishes You Didn't Know Were Perfect for Noche Buena
Bite into bold food choices this Christmas!
(SPOT.ph) We think we can all agree that our country has the longest Christmas season in the world. And while there are so many parties and events happening around that time, the one thing foodies look forward to the most is Noche Buena. Because let's face it: foooood!
Come Christmas Eve, Pinoys can look forward to yuletide fare like quezo de bola, lechon, and hamon. But don't you think it's time to shake up your menu with something new? If you want to make Noche Buena extra special this year, we dare you to make bold food choices! Here are five of our recommendations:
Chili Cheese Sticks
Otherwise known as dynamites, this finger food promises a delicious explosion of hot cheesy goodness with every crunchy bite. Pair them with a yummy dip and you’re all set!
Boldness Factor: Dynamites have stuffed siling haba in them, so be prepared to get a hot and spicy kick every time.
Salted Egg Chicken Wings
Try something different this year and coat your chicken wings with steamed and mashed salted egg yolk. Its distinctive and addicting taste will surely have you licking your fingers!
Boldness Factor: Salted eggs may have a uniquely, well, salty taste that might take a bit of getting used to at first, but don’t be surprised if you soon find yourself hooked.
Garlic Chocolate Truffles
Redefine your chocolate experience with this daring mashup. The kick from the mixed in minced garlic takes the creamy chocolate balls to a whole new level of tasty.
Boldness Factor: The garlicky surprise inside every bite of chocolate might send a shock to your systems. It’s definitely a wild flavor combo!
Spice up your avocado dip by adding a dash of wasabi powder. The flavor combo works so well, you’ll never be able to go back!
Boldness Factor: Be warned, wasabi packs quite a spicy punch. Be mindful of every scoop of quac you serve yourself!
Salted Caramel Bacon Bark
Chocolate and bacon together already sounds too perfect for words. Add in a drizzle of salted caramel? It’s a triple treat that will make you weep.
Boldness Factor: Every bite holds a variety of flavors and textures, from creamy choco to crispy bacon to salty caramel.
One more thing: With all the crunchy, crispy, sticky, and chewy dishes you're going to be having this Noche Buena, it's important to maintain an excellent oral health. Start using Listerine mouthwash to keep your gums healthy this holiday season and beyond! Watch this:
Thinking of taking on more bold food choices this Christmas? Watch Listerine’s Bring Out The Bold Epic Food Adventure to see the different dishes the bold team has munched into!