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Arroz Caldo

Seasoned rice porridge with pieces of chicken or other meat.


Hot, baked, sweetened pudding-cake made with rice flour and coconut milk.

Bicol Express

Sliced pork cooked with green chili and coconut milk. A major fast-food chain is named after it.


Beef steak sauteed with onions and the calamansi citrus fruit.


Deep-fried pork belly with its rind.

Crispy Pata

Pork knuckles deep fried to the crispy stage.

Daing na bangus

Fried butterflied milkfish.


Sweetened, buttery bread roll topped with grated cheese.

Ginataang Gulay

Assorted vegetables cooked in coconut milk.

Leche Flan

Custard with caramelized top. Uses Spanish name, but is sweeter than the Iberian version.

Lechon Manok

A sweet-spicy sausage. Similar to the Spanish chorizo.

Lechon Kawali

Cubed pork boiled then deep fried.


A sweet-spicy sausage. Similar to the Spanish chorizo.

Lumpia Sariwa

Fresh (not fried) spring roll wrapped with a flour pancake then with a lettuce leaf.

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