Philippines. The feed here?

Philippines. The feed here?

The people of this country are very fond of singing, and always and everywhere. More than singing, they love to eat, but more than to eat – to eat again! There is neither winter nor summer, nor autumn or spring – always either dry or wet. The locals are very slow and unhurried, but still manage to send the largest number of SMS per day and always brush your teeth after eating. And as they eat almost all the time, then the toothpaste and brush are always with you. beauty contest “Miss Earth” is being held here – in the Philippines!

Country: Philippines

Official name: Republic of the Philippines

Philippines on the world map: the state in Southeast Asia, consisting of many islands in the Pacific Ocean between Indonesia and Taiwan.

The largest of the 7100 islands of the Philippines, is Luzon, Mindanao, Samar, Panay, Palawan, Negros, Mindoro, Leyte, Bohol, Cebu. The capital Manila government.

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The feed here?

The main product is rice in the Philippines. Figure on the table here, and bread, and the main meal and dessert and a snack. Boiled rice with spices, prawns and meat, rice, sweet and sour sauce, fried rice morisketa Tostado, rice noodles, rice dumplings and rice desserts, and many variations on the theme of rice. But not a single rice rich Filipino table, although they say that the rice eaten here four times a day. In second place in popularity is Pansy – noodles made from wheat flour and eggs, although often served and buckwheat, rice noodles, and even squid noodles or vegetables. Often Panza added seafood and spices. Great success enjoyed by a variety of vegetables and of themselves, and stewed in coconut milk, and as part of complex dishes.

Philippines. The feed here?


Among the typical local dishes can highlight some of the most characteristic of Filipino cuisine:

Adobo – a roast pork and chicken (or fish) in a gravy of soy sauce, garlic and vinegar;

chicharon – popular and original dish of well-fried pork rind;

poher – pork or beef in tomato sauce with bananas;

hamonado – pork a pineapple sauce.

Balut – exotic dish is not for the faint of heart, made from duck egg with a nearly-formed embryo.

situated in Morcone and embutido – meat rolls

pankitmolo – casserole of pork, chicken and mushrooms

kare-kare – soup of oxtail with fried peanut butter on vegetables;

lechon – the most famous dish of the local cuisine, which is a whole pig roasted on coals, as well as crispy stalemate – whole pork leg, pre-cooked, then fried until golden crisp. Harmful? Maybe, but in fact as delicious!

Philippines. The feed here?

Fishing Philippines table also can not be called poor, yet close to the sea, and, therefore, all sea diversity is a must table. To fish served the traditional rice, spicy sauce and slices of unripe papaya. Fish and seafood is not less than the meat:

siniganga – broth with shrimp or sea clams, seasoned fruit;

pinakbet – shrimp paste;

kinilou-on-tankvinke – mackerel marinated in vinegar with ginger, pepper, onion and coconut milk;

Bagong – exotic dish of fermented salted shrimp;

fish balls on a stick, fried on the coals;

Although Philippine cuisine and belongs to the Asian, but it is not as sharp. As the most commonly used spices ginger, cinnamon, onion, garlic and lots of greenery. Of great preference dressings various types of vinegar, which is not only added to marinades, salads, and even soups. Soy and sweet and sour sauce, lime juice and it is always possible to see on the table.

Separately, mention may be made of coconut milk used in cooking in all possible forms: fresh, fermented, mixed with spices, as a marinade and as a component of desserts.

Dessert and drinks

Sweets in the Philippines deserved honor: bibinka and Puteaux rice, sugar buns with cheese ensaymadas, fried bananas in sweet sauce, leche, mango and guava in syrup, ginataan fruit and coconut milk.

And lots of desserts with beautiful and mysterious for not sophisticated sweet tooth names: natilya, yemas, dolches de Naranjo, membrilo, cake del Rey …. But perhaps the most famous Filipino dessert halo-halo is, do not try that, having been here just can not be, it is an explosion of taste and color! It is also called Filipino ice cream. Recipe desserts not so simple: pieces of fruit, sago palm hearts, sweet corn, gelatin and finely crushed ice with sweet coconut milk. It is made of sliced fruits, sago, sweet corn and gelatin, which is mixed with finely crushed ice and pour sour milk. Top halo-halo sprinkled rice flakes and powder from purple yam. Top may still be a slice of leche flan or a scoop of ice cream. The number of ingredients in different parts of the country varies in different combinations.

Philippines. The feed here?


Traditional drinks Philippines is many soft drinks from local fruits, juices and coconut milk. Tea drinking only cold. Very popular local coffee barracks. Alcoholic beverages successfully uses local rum and beer, coconut and palm wine.

National dishes

The most popular of the traditional Filipino dishes simple to prepare, but worthy to occupy a page in a notebook any gourmet cooking – Adobo.




2 chicken breasts (or 600 g of chicken legs)
500-600 g pulp of pork
coriander and parsley


100 ml of lemon juice
50 ml of soy sauce
a pinch of black pepper, bay leaf
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic
a pinch of cumin, basil, thyme

Cooking method:


Pork cut into small pieces, breast (feet) leave entirely. Mix in a saucepan lemon juice, soy sauce and all the spices for the marinade. Lower the meat in the marinade and leave for 3 hours. Then put the pan on the heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about half an hour. At the end remove the lid and simmer for another 15 minutes, until the liquid has evaporated and the meat acquires a golden color. Serve with coriander and parsley.

Dessert is also not difficult to prepare, but the original taste and very quickly disappears from the plate! Sesame balls or binankal one of the most popular desserts are not only in the Philippines.




500 g wheat flour
Sugar 160 g
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp soda
100ml milk
30 ml of water
½ tsp salt
30g margarine
1 egg and 1 egg yolk
sesame for dusting
Vegetable oil for frying

Cooking method:

Mix baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, sugar, salt and half the flour. The flour pour milk, water, melted margarine and knead the dough. Gradually add remaining flour. The dough should stick to little hands. Formed of balls of dough the size of a walnut and roll in sesame seeds, so that they do not crumble. Fry the balls in vegetable oil until nice golden brown, lay out on paper towels to remove excess fat.

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