24 Delicious Filipino Foods You Need In Your Life
Break out the heavy duty rice cooker. It's time to feast.
3. Chicken Afritada
4. Cassava Cake
5. Pancit Palabok
6. Ube Ice Cream
What it is: Exactly what it sounds like: ice cream made from the root crop ube, also known as purple yam.
Why it's awesome: Purple ice cream. 'Nuff said. Recipe here.
7. Pork Adobo
8. Chicken Bistek
10. Calamansi Whiskey Sour
What it is: Sweet coconut cake.
Why it's awesome: Rice flour + coconut cream = a Filipino Christmastime treat that's delicious enough to eat year-round. Recipe here.
12. Sizzling Pork Sisig
What it is: Dessert made with a hodgepodge of ingredients, including shaved ice, sweet beans, fruit, tapioca, and ube ice cream.
Why it's awesome: Halo-halo means "mix mix" in Tagalog, and that's exactly what you're supposed to do with it. Recipe here.
18. Arroz Caldo
19. Dessert Lumpia
What it is: Sweetened cured pork.
Why it's awesome: Thin strips of pork sit for several hours (or days) in a mixture of sugar, salt, garlic, and oil, then are fried up in a hot pan until the coating caramelizes. Recipe here.