Top Food In The Philippines

Chicken Adobo

Filipino Chicken Adobo Recipe

The dish gained popularity because of its delicious taste and ease in preparation. It tastes just right and the cooking time is around 30 minutes. The best way to eat chicken adobo is to have it with warm white rice. The combo is simply known as Chicken Adobo and Rice. Pouring some of the adobo sauce over rice before eating is a good idea.

Adobong manok, often called “chicken adobo,” is often considered the national dish of the Philippines. Although the origins of its name are are with the Spanish colonizers adobo is the Spanish word for a marinade Filipinos have been making tart, vinegar-based dishes since time immemorial.


Balut is a developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell. It is commonly sold as street food in the Philippines The Tagalog and Malay word balot or balut means “wrap”. The length of incubation before the egg is cooked is a matter of local preference, but generally ranges between 14 and 21 days.

Kare Kare (Oxtail & Tripe Stew In Peanut Sauce)

Kare Kare is a classic Filipino slow-cook stew, usually using oxtail and/or ox tripe, with deliciously thick deep yellow peanut sauce with some vegetables. It has a very subtle taste because it is traditionally unsalted, allowing the flavors of the peanut sauce and the meat to surface and be enjoyed. It is usually served with some shrimp paste to make up for the lacking saltiness in the stew itself.


It is more accurately a cooking process that relies on vinegar and/or acidic fruit juices to denature the ingredients, rather than a dish, as it can also be used to prepare meat and vegetables.


The word “lechon” came from the Spanish term that refers to a roasted suckling pigLechon is a skewered whole pig roasted over charcoal, a popular dish in the Philippines. The production of lechon is a thriving business in Cebu.



Tapa is dried or cured beef, mutton, venison or horse meat, although other meat or even fish may be used. Filipinos prepare tapa by using thin slices of meat and curing these with salt and spices as a preservation method. Tapa is often cooked fried or grilled.


Halo-halo, also spelled haluhalo, is a popular Filipino cold dessert which is a concoction of crushed ice, evaporated milk and various ingredients including, among others, ube, sweetened beans, coconut.

Durian In Davao

Davao City also known as the Land Of Promise. At one time, Davao City was known as Durian Republic because the fruit can be bought any parts of the metropolis. Durian trees can be seen in nearby areas, particularly Toril and Calinan.

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