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Philippines: Recipes and Cuisine

Colorful Filipino taxis

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Filipino cuisine is an amazing amalgam of native, Chinese, Indonesian, Malaysian and Spanish cooking. Popular dishes are adobo, pancit, lumpia, sinigang and halo-halo. Filipinos love bold flavors and rich dishes. Abundant use of patis, or fish sauce, soy sauce and sugarcane vinegar give food a bold punch. Rice is a staple. Chicken and pork are favorite meats.

Typical Filipino Dishes

Filipino Recipes

Try these recipes from the Philippines.

Pancit Bihon

Pancit Bihon (Filipino stir-fried rice noodles with meat and vegetables)

(Filipino stir-fried rice noodles with meat and vegetables)


Kare Kare (Filipino meat and vegetable stew)

(Filipino oxtail and vegetable stew)


Ukoy (Filipino shrimp and sweet potato fritters)

(Filipino shrimp and sweet potato fritters)


Puchero in the style of the Canary Islands

(Spanish meat and chickpea stew)


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