Gatas Tigri

Gatas Tigri
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Kapampángan Food Feature
Gatas Tigri (“Tiger Milk”)

Not using tiger’s milk, this dish is prepared by mixing water with cooked rice and sprinkling it with salt. It is often served with tuyû (“dried salted fish”). This very simple dish is considered a Kapampángan poor man’s meal for those who cannot afford carabao’s milk (gatas damulag) commonly poured over rice. It’s named so because the milk itself is non-existent; you would just imagine the water as milk, like tiger’s milk which not a lot of people have ever had before!

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