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Sagimis (Turon)

Sagimis (Turon)

Sagimis is the native Tagalog word in Batangas and surrounding areas for the Filipino snack more widely known in the Philippines as turón.

Turón is banana wrapped like a spring roll and deep fried with brown sugar. The banana often used is the fat saba variety.

Turon: Filipino Snack

Turon: Filipino Snack

Turon: Filipino Snack

Turon: Filipino Snack

Turon: Filipino Snack

Turon: Filipino Snack

Etymologically, the word is Spanish in origin, although the candy turrón (a nougat confection) bears absolutely no resemblance or relation to the Filipino turón.

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