Marinated pork or chicken in vinegar and soy sauce. There are various versions around the country.
A popular tamarind, calamansi, guava or green mango based soup.
Diced pork ears and cheeks served on a sizzling plate. Best served with ice-cold beer.
04 Kare kare
Stewed oxtail, beef or tripe and vegetables in peanut sauce.
Split-roast pig with liver sauce.
Boiled duck eggs with partially formed embryo. This is for the more adventurous to try.
Savoury stew of pork or meat simmered in rich a dark, spicy gravy of pigs blood with garlic, chilli and vinegar. Best eaten with sweet steamed rice cake called put.
08 Halo halo
A mix of different sweet beans and fruits combined with shaved ice and milk.
09 Arroz Caldo or Goto
Arroz caldo is a chicken and rice porridge stewed in broth, ginger, chives, and occasionally saffron. It is called GOTO when ox tripe is used instead of chicken.
Try this alcoholic drink – Philippine rum made from sugar cane aged in dark oak barrels for 7 years.
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