12 Delicious Filipino Foods You Absolutely Need to Try: Part 2

Must-Try Filipino Foods

We have talked about six must-try Filipino foods in the first part of this two-part article. Here are seven more delicious treats you definitely have to try.

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Must-Try Filipino Foods You Will Surely Love

The Filipinos have a lot to offer other than their hospitality. Well, yes, they are also great singers and have it in their nature to turn any difficult situation into something lighter. But aside from all that, they are also great cooks! If you have yet to visit the Philippines, here’s a guide on what Filipino foods you should get your hands on once you get a chance to.

7. Turon

Turon

What it is: sweetened bananas baked in lumpia wrappers
Why it’s awesome: when drizzled with caramel and chocolate syrup, it’s better than crepe!

8. Longganisa

Longganisa

What it is: Filipino-style sausage
Why it’s awesome: this is the breakfast of champions, right here!

9. Ukoy

Ukoy

What it is: crispy shrimp fritters with tangy vinegar dipping sauce
Why it’s awesome: this dish is easy to make, savory, and easy to pack. Also, it has shrimp in it.

10. Tocino

Tocino

What it is: sweetened cured pork
Why it’s awesome: if you think honey glazed anything is good, this is even better, because this is your excuse for sugar in the morning

11. Leche Flan

Leche Flan

What it is: caramel custard
Why it’s awesome: similar to the Mexican flan but a lot more dense. It has condensed milk and a lot of egg yolks, so it’s definitely addictive.

Try our leche flan recipe to know how to make one of the must-try Filipino foods.

12. Adobong Tagalog

Adobong Tagalog

What it is: a dish of meat or chicken (or both) marinated in vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic
Why it’s awesome: this dish can be considered the real Pinoy one, it’s even often tagged as the unofficial national dish of the Philippines. Especially when marinade is done perfectly, this dish is something you will definitely come back for.

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