Vinegar, every Filipino kitchen has a bottle or too many. You see, in the Philippines, vinegar or suka is essential in cooking. Plus, there is a wide variety of vinegar available in the country.
There is sukang Iloko (Ilocos), a dark vinegar made from sugar cane that is very sour. There is also sukang tuba, native coconut vinegar and sukang maasim, natural cane vinegar, to name a few. So it is normal to have more than one bottle in the kitchen.
With that said, I would like you to meet Sukavana. A beautiful name, right? The owner named it after her daughter Yvanna. Suka plus Vanna equals Sukavana, a lovely Filipino vinegar that deserves a place in your kitchen.
Sukavana is sukang Paombong made with 100% all-natural ingredients. The vinegar is made with nipa palms, and traditionally, it is made in Paombong, a town in Bulacan, by the locals.
But how does Sukavana taste? I have a new tub of okoy or ukoy at home so I choose to partner this with the vinegar.
Okoy or ukoy, are Filipino crispy deep-fried fritters made with glutinous rice batter, unshelled small shrimp, and various vegetables, including calabaza, sweet potato, cassava, mung bean sprouts, scallions and julienned carrots, onions, and green papaya.
When I opened the bottle, I smelled and tried it a little bit. The aroma and taste reminded me a bit of atchara. When I used it as a dip, I found how delicious Sukavana truly is! First, it is sweet; then, the spiciness comes in shortly. It is well-balanced, so I enjoyed the flavours that matched well with the okoy. I can’t wait to pair Sukavana with other fried or grilled food.
Would you like to try Sukavana? They are available on Shopee. Or, you can message them on their social media pages.
- Sukavana, Online Shop | Shopee Philippines
- (5) Sukavana | Facebook
- Sukavana Official (@sukavanaphofficial) • Instagram photos and videos
SUKAVANA, ang Trending Vinegar ng Bayan
- Homemade and freshly prepared
- 100% All natural ingredients
- Sweet and Spicy
- Premium Blend
- 500 ml