My Top 5 Favorite Foods

You know you’re a certified Filipino when you use a spoon and fork instead of a knife and fork or chopticks.

Now get the apron on because we’re going first. Let the food fight begin!

1. Bacon- I am not a fully vegetarian. Without pigs, life would be nothing. Without pork, there is no point in life. Without bacon… hmmm. this comment is too sad. Can I get a tissue? Please? LOL

Bacon goes good with everything, and I mean EVERYTHING!

Let’s cook Bacon!

You’ll need:

  • Pork belly, skin on

  • Salt

  • Dark brown sugar (optional)

  • Honey- preferably chestnut honey(optional)

  • Red pepper flakes

TAAAAADDDDDAAA!! You can make you homemade BACON!

2. Mac and Cheese- Macaroni is one of the best things on earth! Think about the creamy, cheesy, yummy, gooey, baked, warm, soothing, mouth watering, masterpiece! ahmmmmmmmmmmmm

Let’s cook mac and cheese without baking!

You’ll need:

  • 1 pound pasta (any shape)

  • 1 1/2 cups milk

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 1/2 cups shredded cheese, like cheddar, Monterey Jack, or Colby

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • Optional extras (cook before adding): Powdered mustard, Ham, bacon, onions, peas, mushrooms, peppers, broccoli, cauliflower

Here you go! You can now enjoy your mac and cheese.

3. Sinigang (Any kinds of sinigang)- Tamarind or Tree Cucumber gives Sinigang its essential sour note.

Let’s cook Sinigang!

You’ll need:

  • 1 liter purified water

  • Main ingredient: Pork spare ribs, fish, or shrimp

  • 1 piece red onion, quartered

  • 2 pieces medium sized tomato, quartered

  • 1 piece talong, sliced

  • 8 pcs sitaw, sliced into 2” pieces

  • 1 bundle kangkong stalks and leaves (Other options: Cabbage, pechay)

  • 2 pieces siling pangsigang

  • 1 pack Knorr Sinigang sa Sampalok Original 20 g (Tamarind/ Tree Cucumber)

Enjoy your Sinigang! Yum! Yum! Yum!

4. Chicken- Any kind of chicken you name it, I love it, it’s awesome, fried, baked, cooked in types of curries, it just tastes great. There are a million different ways to cook chicken!

Let’s try to cook Adobong Manok!

You’ll need:

  • 1 kg chicken (cuts of breasts, thighs or wings)

  • 3/4 cup white vinegar 

  • 5 to 6 cloves garlic

  • 1/2 each onion (sliced thinly)

  • 1/8 cup oil 

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • Brown sugar (optional)


5. Street Foods (Isaw, Pork BBQ, kwek-kwek, BETAMAX!, Taho, and many more)

How about you? What’s your favorite food? NAME IT!


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