ILOCOS SUR ISLAND PHILIPPINES - ILOCOS SUR PROFILES AND TRAVEL GUIDES
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Languages & Dialects of Ilocos Sur
The principal dialect of the province is Ilocano representing about 95% of the total population of 594,206 in 2000. Other dialects/languages spoken in the province include Tagalog, Pangasinense, Visaya, Chinese, English, Kankanai, Tingguian and Muslim.
As with most Asian countries, the staple food in the Philippines is rice. It is most often steamed and served during meals.
Leftover rice is often fried with garlic to make sinangag, which is usually served at breakfast together with a fried egg and cured meat or sausages.
More details at Common dishes