- Adobo. It is a stew of meat or vegetables cooked in soy sauce, garlic, and vinegar.
- Dinuguan. A thick stew of pork cooked with pig’s blood and tamarind or vinegar.
- Halo-halo. It is one of the most popular desserts in the country which consist of crushed ice, sweetened beans, fruits, and milk.
- Kare kare. It is a stew of ox tail or maybe even calf’s feet. The sauce is made with peanuts and it is eaten with fermented shrimp paste.
- Lechon. It is a roasted pig or chicken and is best when the skin is extra crunchy.
- Sinigang. A sour kind of soup that is mixed in with meat or fish and has tons of various vegetables.
- Bagoong. Fermented shrimp paste. Could also be fermented fish paste. During the summer months, green mangoes are eaten with this.
- Balut. It is fertilized duck egg that has been boiled just like how you would boil an ordinary egg.
Common Filipino Food
I honestly find it hard to describe Filipino food. I mean, I find it hard to put into words stuff like dinuguan, sinigang, and bagoong. This is why I am writing this post. I came across a really helpful article to help all those who are having a hard time describing some of the most common Filipino foods. Here are some of the most popular Filipino foods that I find hard to describe.
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