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Alternative namesFilipino turtle bread
TypeBread roll
Place of originPhilippines

Pinagong is a dense bread roll from the Philippines made with all-purpose flour, milk, and salt. It is a variant of pan de monja (monáy) distinguished primarily by its shape and the more complex pattern of scoring on top. The name means "made into a turtle", from Tagalog pagong ("turtle").[1][2][3][4]

See also


  1. ^ "Pinagong". Tagalog Lang. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Pinagong, Monay, at Pinaputok". Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  3. ^ "One of my favourite Filipino breads in 3 forms". The Tummy Train. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  4. ^ "The Secret History Behind Pan de Regla and Other Panaderia Eats". Retrieved 30 March 2019.