These are the famous food in the Philippines;
Lechon Baboy is a pork dish. This dish is done by first cleaning the pig well; this includes shaving off the pig’s hair and getting the pig’s insides. After the pig is cleaned, the stomach is open. That is where the spices will be put into place. It is then sued by a rope. The pig is now put pierced with a pole from its mouth to its butt. The pig will be put into position. After that, the pig will be put into a fire. Next, the pig will be rolled back and forth to control the heat that each part of the pig’s whole body receive. Lechon is one of the most famous food in the Philippines. The Philippines consider Lechon as a National Dish. In every special occasion in the Philippines, Lechon is a must have. Birthdays, weddings, baptism, or any special celebration is much better with Lechon on the table.
Sinigang is a Filipino soup. This dish has a sour and flavorful taste. The sour flavor comes from sampalok or tamarind mix. Sinigang can either be a fish, beef, or pork dish. This dish has a savory flavor that you get right after tasting it. It gives a sour impression at the instant you taste it but as you eat more, it gets better and eventually delicious.
This is the Filipino noodles. It was introduced by one of their colonizers, the Chinese. The common ingredients of making Pancit include eggs, spring onions, noodles, and calamansi. The Filipino has this saying that eating a lot of Pancit can make you live longer.
This is one of the most famous street food in the Philippines. This is best eaten during night time. A balut is a developing embryo of a duck. It is boiled and eaten from the shell. Balut is everywhere in the Philippines, especially during night time. Balut vendors are usually on a bicycle roaming around the cities. There are also stalls for balut which are usually crowded with people during night time. This dish is paired with special vinegar and salt. The developing duck is soft and the duck’s embryo is a delicacy. This food is a weird but definitely a delicious dish.
This is one of the most famous desserts in the Philippines. Halo-halo simply means “mixed together”. It is a mixture of shaved ice, evaporated milk, and ice cream. The supplementary ingredients may include, leche flan, pandan, sweet beans, coconut, sago, gulaman, rice flakes, and much more. This cold dessert is even present at famous fast food restaurants like Chowking, Mang Inasal, Jollibee, etc.
Lumpia has many variations. It can be Lumpiang Shanghai or also called as Spring Rolls. This dish is made up of ground pork or beef, minced onions, beaten egg, and spices. This dish is also from Chinese concept. There also exist a vegetarian lumpia which is made up of carrots, mung bean, and other vegetables.