When “Christmas Capital” meets “Culinary Capital”, you get food literally named after Christmas! Swipe for a video on how to make patcu, the Kapampángan Christmas crêpe!
PATCU • (puht-KOO)
Kapampángan Christmas crêpe
A patcu is a traditional Kapampángan Christmas delicacy only made in the towns of Guagua and Santa Rita. It is a crêpe made from glutinous rice (lakatan) cooked in clay pots or pans and rolled around a filling of grated coconut and wrapped with banana leaves.
Patcu is a corruption of the word Pascu / Pasku which means “Christmas” in Kapampángan.