Fresh Wild Escargot (Bisokol)

Who says only the French eat escargot? Filipinos have loved escargot, or edible snails, since time immemorial.

Here’s one flavorful Ilocano escargot dish that illustrates the simple albeit alluring tropical living equation.

Escargot in Coconut Milk (Ginettaan a Bisokol)


  • 1 k bisokol, or kuhol (escargot)
  • 2 cups fresh coconut milk, or 1 packet instant gata
  • 1 small ginger, sliced
  • 3 pcs siling labuyo (chili pepper), chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp frying oil

Put everything in a frying pan. Bring to boil and simmer until escargot is cooked through, about 15 minutes.

Recipe by Aprilyn Coloma
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