Must-try food in The Philippines

Cebu Lechon

Cebu Lechon

Roasted pig

Mangoes

Ripe mango

Sweetest ones are from the province of Guimaras

Halayang Ube

Halayang ube

One of the most sought Filipino specialties

 

Kaldereta

Kaldereta

Beef stew with tomatoes, carrots etc.

Bibingka

Bibingka

A favorite rice cake recipe especially during the Christmas season

 

Halo-halo

Halo-halo

A yummy dessert with everything in it

 

Chicharon

Chicharon

Fried skin of pork dipped in vinegar

 

Yema

Yema

A soft sweet treat made mostly with milk and sugar

 

Balut

Balut

Boiled fertilized egg

 

Taho

Taho

A local snack made with soy

 

Pomelo

Suha

a.k.a. Pomelo, best ones are found in Davao

 

Lambanog

Lambanog

Coconut wine

 

Chicken Inasal

Chicken inasal

Famous Ilonggo dish made by grilling chicken

 

Sinigang

Sinigang

Sour-tasting soup

 

Dinuguan and Puto

Dinuguan

Classic Filipino dish made of pig’s intestines stewed in vinegar and pork blood

 

Pancit Malabon

Pancit Malabon

A personal favorite this noodle dish made of fish sauce and crab fat, topped with seafoods and egg had it roots from Malabon city

Kapeng Barako

Kapeng Barako

Variant of coffee which originated in Batangas province

The Philippines consists of many provinces which have their own delicacies. These are just some of them but I’m sure there are a lot more. Ask the locals and enjoy eating!

…continued on Must-try food in The Philippines II

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3 thoughts on “Must-try food in The Philippines

  1. Right on on Ube! My granma used to make this from scratch and I’d eat them still hot =) I especially like bibingka too…

  2. Pingback: Must-try food in The Philippines II | Why Stopover?

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