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Philippine cuisine consists of the food, preparation methods and eating customs found in the Philippines. The style of cooking and the food associated with it have evolved over many centuries from its Austronesian origins to a mixed cuisine of Malay, Spanish, Chinese, and American, as well as other Asian and Latin influences adapted to indigenous ingredients and the local palate.

Dishes range from the very simple, like a meal of fried salted fish and rice, to the elaborate paellas and cocidos created for fiestas of Spanish origin, and spaghetti and lasagna of Italian origin. Popular dishes include: lechón (whole roasted pig), longganisa (Philippine sausage), tapa (cured beef), torta (omelette), adobo (chicken and/or pork braised in garlic, vinegar, oil and soy sauce, or cooked until dry), kaldereta (meat in tomato sauce stew), mechado (larded beef in soy and tomato sauce), puchero (beef in bananas and tomato sauce), afritada (chicken and/or pork simmered in a peanut sauce with vegetables), kare-kare (oxtail and vegetables cooked in peanut sauce), pinakbet (kabocha squash, eggplant, beans, okra, and tomato stew flavored with shrimp paste), crispy pata (deep-fried pig's leg), hamonado (pork sweetened in pineapple sauce), sinigang (meat or seafood in sour broth), pancit (noodles), and lumpia (fresh or fried spring rolls).

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Lumpia

(1 ) Loempia, Loenpia,... (Filipino)

Lumpia is a Filipino savory snack similar to spring rolls. It is made of a thin dough "lumpia wrapper" containing ...

Alfajor

(1 ) (Argentine) (Filipino) (-Latin American-)

Alfajor is two round, sweet biscuits made of wheat flour or cornstarch joined together with dulce de leche (known as ...

Chicken Adobo

(1 ) (Filipino)

A ubiquitous dish in every household in the Philippines, it's Mexican in origin, but Filipinos found that cooking meat (often ...

Pork Adobo

(0 ) Humba (Filipino)

The word adobo is derived from the Spanish word adobar, which means “marinade” or “pickling sauce.” The existence of the ...

Pancit Palabok

(0 ) palabok,luglog (Filipino)

Pancit Palabok is a noodle dish with shrimp sauce and topped with several ingredients such as cooked shrimp, boiled pork, ...

Chicken Inasal

(0 ) Inasal (Filipino)

This popular Ilonggo dish is loved all over the Philippines.Chicken marinated in a mixture of lime, pepper, vinegar and annato ...

Pork Embutido

(0 ) Filipino-Style Me... (Filipino)

Did you know that "Embutido" is the generic term for "sausage" in the Spanish language? I just learned this recently ...

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