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ABOUT FILIPINO FOOD

Get to Know the Cuisine of the Philippines

In Philippine cuisine, talangka is a tiny crab whose red fat is squeezed out and salted.

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Author: Amy
Posted: May 27, 2019, 12:17 am

Coconut milk

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Author: Amy
Posted: May 25, 2019, 1:52 am

Filipino sponge cake

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Author: Amy
Posted: May 3, 2019, 12:06 pm

Binagól is a sweet snack from the Visayas region.

Its main ingredient is crushed or grated talyan, a type of root crop similar to gabi (taro).

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Author: Amy
Posted: May 2, 2019, 4:06 am

Upo is called a bottle gourd in English because of its elongated shape. The plant has the scientific name Lagenaria siceraria. Its fruit is a very popular vegetable in the Philippines.

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Author: Amy
Posted: May 1, 2019, 4:46 am

Pakbet with Saluyot Leaves by Mommy Shelette. Pinakbet or Pakbet is a

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Author: Amy
Posted: May 1, 2019, 1:43 am

KBL (Kadyos + Baboy + Langka). Photo by Mommy Shelette. Kadios refers

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Author: Amy
Posted: April 30, 2019, 11:28 pm

Munggo with Special Bagoong by Rjay Carasco.

Munggo (also often spelled monggo) are mung beans.

Ginisang Munggo (sauteed mung beans) is a very popular dish in the Philippines. It can be flavored with pork or shrimp, and optionally topped or mixed with some crushed chicharon (pork rinds).

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Author: Amy
Posted: April 30, 2019, 8:35 pm

Filipino Chicharon: Crispy Pork Rinds of the Philippines!

Did you know there are many different kinds of chicharon made in the Philippines?

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Author: Amy
Posted: April 29, 2019, 12:57 am

The caimito is a fruit of the tree with the scientific name Chrysophyllum cainito. It is native to Central America and was introduced to the Philippines during the Spanish colonial period.

Star apple is its given name in English.

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Author: Amy
Posted: April 28, 2019, 12:05 am

Soursop.

The Filipino name for this fruit comes from the Spanish guanábana.

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Author: Amy
Posted: April 27, 2019, 11:51 pm

Duhat is a local Philippine fruit that's commonly referred to as Java plum. It is dark purple to black in color, fleshy and one-seeded, with a sweet-astringent taste.

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Author: Amy
Posted: April 27, 2019, 11:40 pm

Vegetarian gelatin? Try ube gulaman and buko pandan gulaman!