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Coffee Break Vigan, A classic Taste in a Historic Place

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Coffee Break Vigan. This post is overdue because of my limited time and busy workload I have been setting the post aside until I almost lost the photos. When you’re in Vigan and trying to find a cafe along Calle Crisologo for break and sit down for a hot coffee or cold refreshing drink then the best place is Coffee Break Vigan. It is conveniently located just halfway along Calle Crisologo at Salcedo Street intersection on the right side if you are coming from St Paul Cathedral.



Coffee Break Vigan has a wide range of hot beverages to choose from, from my personal favorite, cappuccino to Hazel Nut Flavored coffee, another favorite. Now if you are in to cold drinks and refreshments they do have also a large selection which most likely include you own personal favorite.


If you are looking for a light meal or meryenda they also offer a selection of snacks including some local delicacies.


You will definitely fall in love with the place atmosphere and enjoy your coffee, they also have a mezz…

Pork Chop and Tofu with Mushroom and Oyster Sauce

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Pork Chop and Tofu with Mushroom and Oyster Sauce. This is just a twist of my Pork Chop with Mushroom and Oyster Sauce, I was originally planning to cook a vegetarian version of the dish by substituting pork chop with tofu but I finally realised that the regular oyster sauce is not a vegetarian ingredient. I know there is a vegetarian version of oyster sauce out there, I have to do another post of the vegetarian version of the dish when I find one.


For now tofu is used as meat extender for the dish, never the less the pork chop fried tofu combination was great, not only that the cost of the dish is reduced it has also become healthier. I used a skinless cut of pork chop for the dish, that means the skin and most of the fat of the pork chop was removed.


Cooking is basically similar to my previous post of Pork Chop with Mushroom and Oyster Sauce, except for the extra cooking step of frying the tofu. Here is the recipe of my Pork Chop and Tofu with Mushroom and Oyster Sauce.

Ingredients: