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The other one is the stuffed tamales popular in Ibaan, Batangas. This one is made of ground sticky rice and is stuffed with chicken strips at the top and a small slice of hardboiled egg. Not like other tamales which is sweet, Ibaan Tamales is a bit salty, spicy and has a nutty taste which comes from the orange part of the tamales. In Batangas city, Rosario, Padre Garcia and Taal, people use pork instead of chicken in tamales.
Tamales which has been a traditional dish served in households most often during special occasions is as well available in the wet market and can be eaten anytime you want it and you’ll surely say yes to Batangas tamales.