Turon (food)

Turon

Alternative names Turrón de banana, turrón de plátano, lumpiyang saging
Type Snack
Place of origin Philippines
Main ingredients Bananas, jackfruit, brown sugar
Cookbook: Turon  Media: Turon

Turon (Tagalog pronunciation: [tuˈɾɔn]; Spanish: turrón de banana or turrón de plátano), also known as lumpiyang saging (Filipino for banana lumpia), is a Philippine snack made of thinly sliced bananas (preferably saba or Cardaba bananas) and a slice of jackfruit, dusted with brown sugar, rolled in a spring roll wrapper and fried. Other fillings can also be used, including sweet potato, mango, cheddar cheese and coconut.

Turrón is a popular snack and street food amongst Filipinos.[1] These are usually sold along streets with banana cue,[2] camote cue, and maruya.

In Malabon, the term "turrón" instead refers to a fried, lumpia-wrapper-enveloped dessert filled with sweet mung bean, while valencia is used for the banana-filled variety.

See also

References

  1. Home Cooking Rocks website accessed on 16 November 2010
  2. Turon recipe


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