A nutritious and delicious native dish, “Tinola” has been a dinner favorite by locals and foreigners for years. This Philippine cuisine is highly recommendable for an economical but tasty dinner option for guests and the family.
Vegetable cutting styles are important in cooking native recipes. The different cutting methods enhance the right cooking of vegetables in native dishes. Wrong cutting of vegetables may result in either overcooking them or having them too raw.
Adobo is a part of Philippine cuisine that has a Spanish influence. Don’t be surprised if this’ll be the first dish you’ll sample. It is a mouth watering welcome to Filipino hospitality.
All delicious and nutritious “Almon Bigas” is an old Tagalog dish that combines the secret food preparations of the Chinese, Spaniards, and Tagalogs. This Tagalog cuisine is a complete dinner, with meat, soup, eggs, and rice noodles in a gourmet concoction.
A popular and most sought-after Philippine cuisine is Boiled Spiced Beef, or “Nilagang Baka” in the vernacular. It is a native recipe of excellent blends, rich beefy goodness and the raw sweetness of vegetables, spiced up for a succulent beef stew native dish.
Choice pork and fresh, crunchy, and super healthy vegetables in a steaming hot stew of lycopene-rich native tomatoes and onions. That’s the luscious native cuisine, Pinakbet. It’s been a popular dish since man began to savor good cooking.
Philippine “tahong” stew is a native shellfish cuisine that combines seafood, leafy veggies, and vegetable spices for a peculiar savory native recipe even discriminating tongues will love. Fried or grilled dishes are further enhanced by it’s pungent flavor.
Kamayan is the traditional Filipino way of eating with bare hands. Kamayan is also a popular restaurant that highlights this traditional way of eating and let’s customers have a taste of what it’s like to eat like a Filipino.
Puto Bumbong and Bibingka are a perfect combination for the Christmas season in the Philippines. Savor the sweet smell and unique taste of these two rice specialties. A unique delicacy to indulge in.
Another “paksiw” variation is trout paksiw which has been a favorite Philippine cuisine in the country. It has several varieties that exploit the subtle qualities of the native fresh water fish mixed in a sweet-sour stew of mixed vegetables.