Tag Archive for: Filipino Cuisine

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 – Tuna Kinilaw

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Kinilaw is an Filipino seafood dish which means "eaten raw". By lookin at the name we can clearly see that this dish is meant to be eaten raw as most of the seafood in the Philippines is eaten raw. Tuna Kinilaw is a version of Kinilaw in which tuna is cut into cubes and then marinated. Kinilaw was originated in the Philippines and the cutting process used in this dish goes way back thousands of years.

The Philippines – Pan De Sal (Filipino Bread Rolls)

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This is Filipino bread prepared by yeast-raised flour in the Philippines. It is the popular bread served with different dishes and also different fillings are made to serve it as a snack and sweet or salted bread rolls. The traditional and famous breakfast of Filipino cuisine is Pan De Sal with butter, jam, and Tea. Pan De Sal was introduced in the Philippines as the French Baguette bread version of Filipino cuisine. It is formerly called PAN DE SUEL that means Floor Bread. It was cooked by a wood-fired oven also known as PUGON.

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 – SInigang Na Baka

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SInigang Na Baka is a classic Philippines stew/ soup dish and, is considered to be the national dish of Philippines. There are many stalls in the street of Philippines which sell this soup. SInigang is made in many different cities in Philippines but it is said it is a cultural phenomena of the Tagalog people. SInigang if translated into English means "stew" which is exactly what the dish itself is.

Filipino – Chicken Inasal

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Chicken Inasal is an Philippine BBQ dish which is known to be the heart of the local cuisines. It was first made in a city called Bacolod which is located in the south of Philippines. Inasal is a Visayan term which means Grilled Meat. It was given this name because the chicken is grilled in the end in this dish. My recommendation to everyone is to try this dish and experience the true flavors of the Philippines cuisine.

Philippine – Kinamatisang Baka

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Black Nazarene become the biggest celebration in the Philippines held every 9 January. During the festival, many different kinds of the traditional dish served for the visitor. Kinamatisang Baka is one of the culinary that become the center of attention.

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.

Philippines – Bulalo

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Manny Pacquiao is known as Pacman. He is the only one world champion in eight-division with twelve major world titles. As a Philippines citizen, he loved to eat Bulalo.