The Importance Of Filipino Food And Food In The Philippines

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“Magandang umaga po sa inyong lahat” or in english, “Good morning to all of you.” Before we start, may I ask how many in here enjoys eating Filipino food? And from those hands raising, how many knows how to cook some Filipino food? (Insert to the audience) You may or may not be a Filipino but if you know and love eating Filipino foods especially using your bare hands to eat it, is close to being one of them because this is one of the Filipinos’ trademark for they are known to be food lovers. I was born here in Saipan but had spent my 9 years in the Philippines that is why I get to taste every dish that this country has to offer. Even if you are or aren’t a Filipino, you will surely love their filipino foods and will be your all-time favorite …show more content…
They make sure that the food they serve and eat is not only affordable but also delicious that will really make you want to come back for more. The two favorite dishes of Pinoys and my favorite too are Adobo and Dinuguan. There are a lot of foods that I love to eat but these two are my most favorite among all of them. Adobo is a common dish in every household in the Philippines but was originated from Mexico. No list of Filipino food would be completed without this food. For a quick preview of how it is cooked, here is the video. Filipinos found that cooking meat in all the ingredients that Adobo dish has is just a practical way to preserve it without refrigeration. For those who haven’t eaten Adobo, it’s taste might depend on how a person wants it to taste like. Oftentimes, it has a balance taste of sweetness and saltiness. For the second dish, Dinuguan is known as the comforting dish for many Filipinos especially eating it with a white a puto or rice cake even if it may not look that appetizing. It is usually made from the blood, entrails and meat of pig. It is sometimes known as “chocolate meat” as the stew has a thick chocolate-like color and consistency. It tastes a bit sour but is not too salty. Here’s a quick preview of how it is cooked. These foods are even served in different gatherings and occasions such as birthdays, weddings, and even in family …show more content…
Since my former school is close to all street food stalls, I always buy the foods they sell such as fishball and cotton candy that makes my tummy really full. But the street foods that I really like eating are Kwek-Kwek and the Halu-halo. Has anybody tried eating Kwek-kwek or Quail eggs covered in flour with an orange food coloring? This food taste really good that will make you spend a lot of your money. It may look as simple as a quail egg that has a coating, but dipping it into different sauce is just priceless for me. It has different sauce which you can choose on such as sweet, sour, or spicy sauce. It’s hard to explain how it taste but it’s really delicious. Next stop is Halu-halo or shaved ice with different ingredients and poured with a condensed milk that makes me happy for the whole day. Who have already tried this kind of dessert? Can someone tell me what are the ingredients in it? Halu-halo is served with a fine shaved ice and a generous serving of leche flan, gulaman, ube, banana, kaong, beans, milk and a scoop of ube ice cream. After eating all of these food, you’ll just end up saying “Hmm.. Ang sarap

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