Mama Linda’s Filipino Brunch

by Maria Polotan

Sat & SUN • 10am-2:30pm • cash/cc/debit • FB/IG @mamalindasto

Silog 8 (GF)
Si is short for sinangag (garlic fried rice), Log is for itlog (egg). Together, topped with a bit of meat, they make the quintessential Filipino breakfast. Garlicky fried rice, two sunny-side up Ontario free-range eggs, and homemade achara (green papaya pickle). Duck egg +3

Toppings 5 ea.
Tocino House-cured Filipino-style bacon

Longanisang Bisaya Lightly sweet homemade skinless pork sausages in Visayan (central Philippines) style; my local version uses maple syrup!

Corned Beef Hash Homemade corned beef brisket, with garlic, onion, sweet peppers & potatoes

Mushroom, Tofu & Kale Adobo (v) Meaty shiitake mushrooms, firm tofu & kale sautéed with garlic, sugarcane vinegar, soy & black pepper

Kamayan Platter for 2 30
Double portion of garlic fried rice, 4 eggs, achara + choice of 3 toppings

Cloudcakes 8
Stack of 6 small, extra fluffy and tender pancakes served with tropical fruit compote & real maple syrup. Add tocino bacon +5

Breakfast Bun 12
Brioche bun stuffed with longanisa sausage –or– tocino bacon, topped with fried egg, cilantro aioli, pickled veggies & fresh greens.

Kid’s Menu
Mini Silog 8
½ portion of garlic fried rice, one egg + ½ portion of tocino bacon, longanisa sausage or corned beef hash.

Mini Cloudcakes 6
3 small extra fluffy and tender pancakes with tropical fruit compote & real maple syrup

Salabat 3
Filipino ginger tea — fresh steeped ginger with local honey and lemon juice

Tsokolate Eh 5
Filipino hot chocolate — rich hot chocolate made from 100% cacao chocolate from the Philippines, with whole milk and muscovado sugar. Available non-dairy

Bottomless Coffee or Tea 3

Ontario Apple Cider 4

Maria Lourdes Polotan grew up in a family where food played a central part on how life was celebrated; the kitchen was where the family congregated and her mother presided. Maria has begun to share sharing her passion for food by cooking for others through her new catering project Mama Linda’s, offering traditional Filipino home cooking with quality local ingredients at pop-up events, catering and at Withrow Park Farmers’ Market in the summer.

Sat & SUN • 10am-2:30pm • cash/cc/debit • FB/IG @mamalindasto