Filipino – Pancit Guisado

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Pancit Guisado is an Filipino noodle dish. The word Pancit means to have a good life and Guisado basically indicates the style in which this dish is cooked. The origin of this dish is in the Philippines. This is one of those dishes which came together when different cultural people came together to live in the Philippines.

Filipino – Lugaw

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Lugaw or Lugao is a glutinous rice or a porridge type of dish which only requires 5-6 ingredients to make. Lugaw is a dish which can be eaten as a dessert and a savory dish as well. The main purpose of this dish was to give the people something that was easy to eat and something that could help them nutrition wise. As I have discussed in my many articles that many of the cuisines of the Philippines have a Chinese background. This dish is also one of them.

The Philippines – Tapsilog

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Silog is the Filipino breakfast has many elements served in a plate. Silog was prepared first time by leftover food from the night before. The term Tapsilog was first time came from the Tapsi ni Vivian, the restaurant in 1980.

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 – Lumpiang Ubod (Filipino Spring Roll)

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There are many starter dishes which are a part of the Filipino cuisine. Lumpiang Ubod is one of the best to be ever served in the Philippines. It is like a spring roll which is famous all around the world but here in the Philippines it is made differently. It has the natural Philippines taste in it and all its culture as well. Lumpiang Ubod gets its name from Ubod (heart of the palm) which is edible pith extracted from the coconuts. The origin of this dish is in the city of Silay on the Negros island in Visayas. There is a dish which is quite similar to the Lumpiang Ubod and sometimes it gets mixed up with it. This dish is called Lumpiang Silay. The major difference which we can easily pick is that in Lumpiang Silay there is no side sauce. Lumpia is considered to be inherited from the Chinese spring roll. They both are similar in size and shape.

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.

The Philippines – Ube Halaya

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Ube Halaya is a very tasty and extremely delicious dessert of Filipino cuisine. It is like a jam or a spread made by UBE also known as PURPLE YAM. Ube is cultivated in NEW GUINEA. It is the second-largest island in the Southern Hemisphere.

The Philippines – Pancit Palabock With Calamansi

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This dish is traditional Filipino noodles made with calamansi that means lemon. In Filipino cuisine, pancit is used to be named for dishes in which noodles are added. The word PANCIT is derived from PHILIPPINES HOKKIEN CHINESE, that literary means CONVENIENT FOOD. Noodles were first time introduced to the Philippines by the Chinese during agricultural trading. The local cuisine of the Philippines, Filipino cuisine has great by Spanish. There are many different kinds of noodles and noodle dishes.

Filipino – Beef Kaldereta

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Kaldereta is a special Philippines beef stew made with tomato sauce and liver paste. In Philippines it is like an everyday dish. When Spain took over the Philippines in the 1500s most of its people settled with the Filipinos, thereafter the people of Philippines learned this dish from the Spaniards and added their own twist in it. Kaldereta is an Spanish word which means cauldron. My recommendation is that, it is an incredible dish to eat and make I am telling the truth.

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.