Tag Archive for: Filipino Cuisine

Filipino – Arroz Caldo

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Arroz caldo is an Filipino rice porridge style dish. It is referred to as a comfort food which can be eaten at any point of day and it is very easy to make at home. Arroz Caldo is derived from two words and these words are from the Spanish heritage. There are many variations of this dish in different regions of Philippines.

Filipino – Sans Rival (Dessert Cake)

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Sans Rival is an cake type dessert. It is not a normal cake as normally cakes are soft but due to meringues this cake gets a crunchy texture which adds another dimension of flavor and complexion to the dish. Sans Rival is an French word which means "without rival". The first Sans Rival was made in the years between 1920 and 1930. Its background may be French but it was first made in the Philippines.

Filipino – Chicken Embutido

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Embutido is a Filipino dish which is basically a meat loaf made usually with ground pork and beef but in many cases chicken is used to make it hence calling it Chicken Embutido. It is a dish famous for a festive season like Christmas and has a lot of demand in the streets of Philippines. The origin of Embutido dates back to the start of the 15th century. At those times the Spanish people who came to the Philippines brought their own traits with them and merged them with the ways of the Filipinos. Like many dishes before it Embutido was changed drastically towards the time as the people of the Philippines wanted to add their own flavors in it. Embutido is similar to another dish of the Philippines cuisine, Morcon. They both look identical but there are different from each other.

Filipino, Mexica – Champorado

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Champorada is an chocolate rice pudding which is very popular in the Philippines. It is basically rice which is mixed with a special local chocolate called Tablea ( Tablet shaped chocolate) and sugar. This pudding dates back to the 17th century when the Spanish was occupying the Philippines. At that time there was this trade called galleon trade which linked Mexico with the Philippines.

Filipino – Bibingka

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Bibingka is a type of rice cake from Philippines. It is traditionally enjoyed after the mass on Christmas day. In the 16th century the king of the Palawan sent gifts to the Spaniards. Among these gifts were kakanins baked on banana leaves. Long after this the first known recipe came into existence of the Bibingka in the year 1904.

Philippines – Pork Lumpia

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Lumpia is various kinds of spring rolls, they are fried, grilled, and non-fried. They are made with different fillings and served with different kinds of sauces and salads. This is a snack and appetizer dish. Filipino cuisine is composed of many cuisines of the Philippine archipelago. This cuisine has dishes varieties like curries, pasta, snacks, chicken, and fish. Some dishes are influenced by cuisines like Chinese, Japanese, and Indian.

Philippine – Chicken Inasal

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The Philippine people celebrating Christmas in a colorful festival named The Parol Star Lantern Festival. Because of the Parol Festival, San Fernando become known as The Philippine Christmas City. Aside from their Parol Festival, the Philippines also have delicious food to be served on Christmas. One of them is Chicken Inasal.

Philippine – Arroz Caldo

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Philippine maybe the best place to shop in the world since there is the biggest mall in the world establish there. Philippine also has a delicious porridge that good to eat during a rainy season like this. Its name is Arroz Caldo. The Philippine people believe that eating Arroz Caldo will give a relaxing feeling, and they usually eat it for breakfast.

Philippine – Adobo

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When visiting Philippine, we will treat with their beautiful panoramic and endemic animal. For the protein, Philippine people choose to use pork and chicken to complete their meal. As a tourist, you won’t be regret to taste Philippine dish especially Adobo.

Philippine – Crispy Pata

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Philippine is one of a country that has authentic food taste that can’t be found anywhere else. In Manila, the Philippine capital city, there is a dish called Crispy Pata, a seasoned pig’s knuckle.