10 delicious specialties in Philippines
Lumpia are pastries of Chinese origin similar to fresh popiah or fried spring rolls. This dish is really popular in those Chinese town/ area in Philippines. Inside of the roll consists of minced chicken or shrimp grinder, vegetables and spices. Then these ingredients are rolled in rice paper and fried. Lumpia often served with shallots or leeks preterm, with the same kind of sweet sauce made from soy. Sometimes, this dish is eaten together with spicy sambal sauce or eaten with fresh chilies.
The Philippine Spring Roll - Photo: Ubcphilippinestudies
This sweet and sour soup is one of the Filipinos’ specialties. Tamarind sauce and calamansi lemon juice bring a typical Sinigang sour taste combined with the sweetness of bacon, the light of vegetables and a little greasy of coconut milk.
A local soup that every traveler should try - Photo: Glogster
Lechón is a pork dish in several regions of the world, specifically Spain and its former colonial possessions throughout the world. This is a familiar dish in a party or in special occasion. The whole pig is roasted all side over the charcoal until the pork’s crackling to form
After chopped into slices it is served immediately with vinegar for dipping - Photo: Travelerknow
This dish is very popular with shrimp sauce and topped with several ingredients such as cooked shrimp, boiled pork, fried tofu, scallions, and fried garlic.
The meal of Filipinos is very often with Adobo. To get the dish, pork or chicken is cooked with vinegar, salt, garlic, pepper, soy sauce and other spices until it is ripe. Abodo tastes the best with white rice.
This dish is essential in daily meal in Philippines - Photo: Prezi
The unused parts of pig such as head, cheek meat, and liver ... are shredded, mixed with onions, peppers, eggs. Sisig can be processed in many ways, fried or steamed and then grilled. This dish smells very mouthwatering, very crunchy with chewy taste of beer.
Before, this past stew made from goat, but now can use beef or pork instead. The meat is sliced to boil simmered with potatoes, tomatoes and more liver sauce, creating aromatic flavor.
Grilled chicken with rice
Chicken is marinated with lemon, cranberry juice, salt, pepper and garlic. Then it is covered with a layer of Annatto seed oil and roasted over the charcoal. This chicken recipe is usually eaten with white rice.
It looks delicious - Photo: Projectmis
Leche flan cake
This sweet dessert is made of soft condensed milk and eggs.
Another famous dessert here is Halo-halo. This dish is with more vivid colors, including caramel, milk, ice cream, shaved ice; then added with dried fruit, beans, pearl. Everything is placed in the cup or coconut.
Enjoy a glass of halo-halo to cool down the hot days in the Philippines - Photo: Ayosaoi