Saturday, February 12, 2011

potato rib

(a.k.a. potato twist, twistix or chipstix in Tagalog)
 
potato rib  (po-te-to rib) [n.] potato twist stick. A spirally sliced potato fries in stick. The whole piece of unpeeled potato is sliced spirally thin continuously from end to end, then skewered in pointed-end bamboo stick and deep fried till crisp.

This could be the modified version of twister fries or its progenitor, the French fries.

It is served with a sprinkle of finely ground salt or a dipping sauce, such as catsup or mayonnaise. It also has a variety of flavor that includes cheese, sour cream, BBQ, pizza, ketsup, sweet and spicy, etc.

potato ribs freshly cooked at a food stall in the ground floor of SM Supermarket in Makati City



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