Potato Tornado

in tasteem •  9 months ago 

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Philippine street food is a big part of the Filipino culture. It is always a part of the urban landscape.

Walking in the streets of Ormoc City, I saw the newest craze in town that people are lining up to--the Twisted Potato or also known as Potato Tornado. This deep-fried twirls look like a golden potato ribbon curled around a stick and it caught my attention. I want to try it too.

So I also lined up with them.

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It is mesmerizing to see the whole potato being cut in the specialized spiral potato cutter.

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And this is how it looks when put in the sticks. Amazing, isn't it?

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Then, it was deep-fried.

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After which, I am asked what flavor I want. It is served either plain or in various flavours like cheese or mayonnaise. I chose cheese.

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I enjoyed this potato crunch so much. Because it is thinly-sliced, it is crispy to the last bite. The only thing I doesn't like about it is that the cheese flavoring scatters on your clothes while eating it. One must be extra careful.

The Potato Tornado stall can be found at:
Ormoc Bayfront Walking Plaza
Linao, Ormoc City,
Leyte, Philippine


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Potato Tornado
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Linao, Ormoc, Leyte, Philippines


Potato Tornado
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Thank you. 😊

Eto d ko pa natry. Para kasing gamit na gamit na mantika na pinaglutuan e haha! Matry nga to minsan. Sa sm ko lang nakita un e

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Itong mantika na to parang bago pa. Nung inedit ko saka lang naging dark ang kulay. Hehehe. Kaya pili ka rin. Hehehe. 😁😂

Haha! Basta masarap ok na

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Hahaha! 😂 Orayt!

hehe, this can be found in my local food market too!

Wow! That'a awesome! 😊 From where are you @kimzwarch?

I’m from malaysia 😊

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It is very easy to get your clothes dirty but Potato Tornado looks very good.

Yes, specially if your wearing white. I was wearing white back then. What a pity! 😢 I wasn't careful.