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  Vegetarian Journal September/October 1999 -- The Vegetarian Resource Group
Filipino cuisine has a knack for imitating and improving on foods from the many countries that have influenced this international nation.
Pancit luglug (pancit are Filipino noodles, resembling rice vermicelli; the "luglug" is said to be the sound the noodles make when drained in a bamboo strainer) is another famous dish, flavored with patis (patis is the liquid strained from bagoong).
Pancit is a stir-fry of rice noodles, hard-cooked eggs, and pork that is flavored with patis, shrimp sauce, calamansi (a tart, native lemon), pepper, and garlic.
www.vrg.org /journal/vj99sep/999fiesta.htm   (1744 words)

  
 TAPA (FILIPINO CUISINE) : Encyclopedia Entry
Filipinos prepare thin slices of meat and cure it with salt and spices as a method of preserving it.
Tapsilog and tapsihan, therefore, may be considered standard words in the Filipino language and not slang.
Due to the popularity of this cuisine, some fast food chains in the Philippines also include tapsilog on their breakfast menus including Jollibee, ChowKing, McDonald's and Sinangag Express.
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Tapa_%28Filipino_cuisine%29   (363 words)

  
 An Introduction to Filipino Cuisine - cookbook & recipes from Filipino Cuisine: Recipes from the Islands by Gerry G. ...
Filipino cuisine is a blend of the exotic and familiar.
No Filipino meal would be complete without dessert, whether it is simply fruit, like bananas, mangoes, papayas and melons, or sweets like matamis na kamote (sugar-glazed sweet potatoes) and kaong (palm nut) or true desserts like flan (egg custard) and native cakes like biko or bibingka made from rice and coconut milk.
As Filipinos go out to the rest of the world and as the rest of the world visits the Philippines, new ideas will be brought to the Filipino kitchen.
www.bookhaus.com /filipino/art_cuisine.html   (1645 words)

  
 Paradise Philippines: Filipino cuisine
Traditional Filipino cuisine that easy to cook and always a pleasure to serve and eat, a Paradise Philippines dishes that are always welcome on the dining table.
Filipinos have welcome as their own many foreign foods like the best noodles from the Chinese, rice and meat dishes from the Spaniards, fast-food from the Americans and even spaghetti from the Italians.
Overall nothing beats the fame of the great tasty pork and chicken adobo, a Filipino cuisine dish that the Philippines is known for throughout the world.
philippine-islands-paradise.blogspot.com /2007/08/filipino-cuisine.html   (255 words)

  
 French Influence on Filipino Cuisine
Filipino cuisine as we know it today is a multi-layered expression of culture and history.
He writes of Filipinos schooling there, and vacationing in St. Jean de Luz; of Roxas daughters who had a French governess; of the ladies he and his friends visited and wooed; of dances and dinners; and later of parties given for members of the Philippine Commission like Agoncillo, Riego de Dios, Burgos, Rivera.
Although he does not speak of actually transplanting these dishes to Manila, it seems safe to assume that these Filipinos in Paris brought back at least the taste for French food and wine, and perhaps the will to have them in their homes when the ingredients, the skills and the occasions were available to them.
www.asiarecipe.com /phifrench.html   (2687 words)

  
 Filipino Stovetop - Cooking and Recipes from The Philippines - Sinigang, Adobo, Desserts, Main Dishes, Fish, Chicken, ...
Filipino cooking has been a traditional form of expression, as well as a way to bring the family together.
The art of Filipino cooking is a vital part of the culture, as a careful reflection of its values and historical influences.
Filipinos also enjoy sawsawan, flavorful dipping sauces such as soy sauce, ketchup, chili sauce, vinegar, patis, Bagoong, etc. Experiment with these various sauces, as they are fairly common place and known to enhance any dish.
www.filipino-cooking.com /index.html   (402 words)

  
 health-Fine Filipino Food
Enjoy this blend of cuisines with its 19 cooking methods, such as stir-frying, deep-frying, grilling on skewers, sautéing in coconut milk, marinating in vinegar and spices, broiling over live charcoal, wrapping in banana leaves, and steaming.
Containing over 100 traditional and modern adaptations of Filipino recipes, this cookbook is perfect for Americans with little to no experience with Filipino cuisine, and for Filipino-Americans interested in learning new adaptations of traditional dishes.
Filipino food, influenced by over 300 years of Chinese, Hispanic and American culinary techniques, is one of the most vibrant and intriguing cuisines in Asia.
www.minihttpserver.net /z_health/A_fine_filipino_food-0781809649.htm   (476 words)

  
 History of Filipino Cuisine
More than 300 years ago, long before Spanish conquistadores staggered down their ships to kiss the shores of the islands, Filipinos were rowing out to sea in their little bancas, wading knee-deep in rice paddies, planting in their backyards and hunting in the woods.
Filipino cuisine is much like the Filipino himself: a mixture of different cultures, Eastern and Western, that forms one unique culture that is like yet unlike those that preceded it.
But the Filipinos have completely imbued the dishes with their own flair, and now there is a different kind of pancit for almost every region on the Philippines.
www.geocities.com /NapaValley/6065/history.htm   (404 words)

  
 Filipino cuisine - Definition, explanation
:''This article should be merged with Filipino Cuisine is a unique blend of Asian and Western influences, especially from China, Spain, and the United States, which are the countries that have greatly influenced the culture of the Philippines.
Rice figures prominently in the diet of most Filipinos and their tastes prefer much flavor; sour or salty like their neighbors in Southeast Asia and sweet like their Spanish and American colonists.
Most Filipino food, like these viands are of the mixed variety, where different ingredients are mixed together in one big dish.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/f/fi/filipino_cuisine.php   (281 words)

  
 CBC Toronto - Programs - Metro Morning - Beyond Burgers - Casa Manila
Filipino cuisine is hard to find in the city.
She knows people aren't as familiar with Filipino food as they are with other Asian cuisine, she decided to offer free teaspoons of samples like you would at an ice cream parlour.
A lot of Filipino food is meat based, slowly simmered but there are non-meat options such as the dish of okra, bitter melons, tropical vegetables, lot of dishes using shrimp paste made by the restaurant's chef.
www.cbc.ca /metromorning/beyondburgers/2007/08/casa_manila.html   (618 words)

  
  Filipino Cuisine - CookbookWiki
The culinary center of the Filipino cuisines is considered to be Pampanga, where the original sweet and spicy sausages are prepared and where you can find savory got stews and tocino (sweet cured Pork).
Preparing a traditional Filipino meal, you need to learn how to prepare the rice, since this is the basic element for most dishes.
The exotic country of Philippines relies on food and cooking methods as part of its traditions and culture, so it’s only natural that people involved in the cooking process are most proud of their work and put passion in every meal they prepare.
www.cookbookwiki.com /Filipino_Cuisine   (1162 words)

  
  Filipino cuisine
Filipino Cuisine is a unique blend of Asian and Western influences, especially from China, Spain, and the United States, which are the countries that have greatly influenced the culture of the Philippines.
Rice figures prominently in the diet of most Filipinos and their tastes prefer much flavor; spicy or salty like their neighbors in Southeast Asia and sweet like their American colonists.
Most Filipino food, like these viands are of the mixed variety, where different ingredients are mixed together in one big dish.
www.wapipedia.com /wikipedia/mobiletopic.aspx?cur_title=Filipino_cuisine   (287 words)

  
 Spanish Influence on Filipino Food
Filipinos prefer to have the entire meal laid out on the table when they eat, rather than have the dishes served one by one.
Filipinos also like sour accompaniments to their food, such as chopped green mangoes mixed with shrimp bagoong, or pickled shredded papaya (achara).
Filipinos were introduced to potato and macaroni salads, baked fruit pies and more recently, fast foods such as hamburgers, french fries and pizza.
asiarecipe.com /phispanish.html   (2764 words)

  
 Cuisine of the Philippines Summary
Reliance on nature is another trademark of Filipino cuisine, seen in the use of cooking utensils that flavor food.
Filipino foods also find their influence/origins in French, Italian, Middle Eastern, Japanese, Thai and Vietnamese cuisines.
However, that is not to say that Filipino cuisine is in any way inferior, instead, it can be said that it is more flamboyant; as Filipino food is often delivered in a single presentation, giving the participant a simultaneous visual feast, aromatic bouquet, and a gustatory appetizer.
www.bookrags.com /Cuisine_of_the_Philippines   (3338 words)

  
 eG Forums -> Filipino cuisine
Filipino food actually is seasoned aggressively due to the fact that rice will be eaten with all the dishes.
The Filipinos community is a very open and welcoming group even when it comes to food; we travel to and settle in other places but hardly ever wither in the absence of our every-day food (say unlike the Japanese, for example).
...most Filipino immigrants anywhere in the world have more than a passing acquaintance with the English language (part of our not being chauvinist, no doubt) with them and thus have more choices about the way they are going to make their way in the new world they have chosen.
forums.egullet.org /index.php?showtopic=13432&st=60   (3945 words)

  
 eG Forums -> Filipino cuisine
Filipinos lay claim to several heritages, including but not limited to Malay, Chinese and Spanish -- due in part to the main historical influences in the country's history (the Philippines was a Spanish colony from the late 1400s until the Spanish-American War in the late 1890s).
Filipino cuisine is marked by a heavy reliance on sour (tamarind, palm or rice vinegar, limes, etc.) and salty agents (bagoong, soy sauce, salt, patis, etc.).
Many non-Filipinos are also well-versed in Filipino food and culture--in part because of Filipino friends, acquaintances, and in-laws, but also because of Folklorama.
forums.egullet.org /index.php?showtopic=13432   (4038 words)

  
 Asia Food - New York Restaurant Listings
Filipinos pride ourselves on communal dining, bringing our family and friends together and sitting down with big plates and platters of food.
Filipinos tend to have smaller restaurants such as "Turo-turo", or "Point-point" joints, where the food is delicious but you get served in a Styrofoam container.
What is interesting about her restaurant is that it is one of the few Filipino restaurants where there is table service, and the food is brought to you.
www.asiafood.org /restaurants/feature_cheflarry.cfm   (2393 words)

  
 Twinstuff.Com's Amazon Store: Book : Filipino Cuisine: Recipes from the Islands (Red Crane Cookbook Series)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
`Filipino Cuisine' by Gerry G. Gelle is a new title that should replace the old standard `The Philippine Cookbook' by Reynaldo Alejandro, which has been out for about 22 years.
Ten years ago, when I was looking for a book of Filipino recipes, it was virtually the only volume available, even making it a reference on Filipino cuisine to such major culinary writers as Raymond Sokolov in his important book `The Cook's Canon'.
This cookbook of traditional Filipino dishes is comprehensive and logically organized.
www.twinstuff.com /cgi-bin/twinstuff_amazon_feed.cgi?input_item=1878610635&input_search_type=AsinSearch   (269 words)

  
 Ethnic Cuisine: Philippines
For salty flavoring, Filipinos rely on patis or fish sauce, bagoong or shrimp paste, and, with the arrival of the Chinese, soy sauce.
And many types of lumpia, the Filipino version of spring rolls, are dipped in a sauce that consists simply of crushed garlic and vinegar.
Filipinos selected their favorite flavors -- vinegar, garlic, bay leaf -- along with peppercorns and, more recently, soy sauce, used it for a stewing sauce for chicken and/or pork, and gave it the Spanish name.
www.sallys-place.com /food/ethnic_cusine/philippines.htm   (1941 words)

  
 Past and present unite in Filipino dishes - The Boston Globe
The traditional cuisine is a combination of Malay, Chinese, Mexican, and Spanish.
Filipino family parties often feature the crackling skin and fork-tender meat of roast pig, called lechon and noodles (pansit).
And so another layer of culture is added to the cuisine: Filipinos living in this region, using local ingredients, to make the tradition al dishes they remember from home.
www.boston.com /ae/food/articles/2007/05/02/past_and_present_unite_in_filipino_dishes   (788 words)

  
 Filipino Cuisine: Recipes from the Islands (Red Crane Cookbook Series) by Gerry G. Gelle
`Filipino Cuisine' by Gerry G. Gelle is a new title that should replace the old standard `The Philippine Cookbook' by Reynaldo Alejandro, which has been out for about 22 years.
Ten years ago, when I was looking for a book of Filipino recipes, it was virtually the only volume available, even making it a reference on Filipino cuisine to such major culinary writers as Raymond Sokolov in his important book `The Cook's Canon'.
Gelle's recipe, however, is quite evidently much closer to how leading native Filipino chefs cook adobo, especially since his recipe for chicken and pork adobo agrees with the recipe in the very authoritative `Bruce Cost's Asian Ingredients'.
www.xmlwriter.net /books/viewbook/Filipino_Cuisine:_Recipes_from_the_Islands_(Red_Crane_Cookbook_Series)-1878610635.html   (1638 words)

  
 Introduction to Filipino Cuisine
I am surprised though that Filipino food is not that well-known here in the US (compared to Thai food for example) - as Filipino cuisine as one New York food critic (Barbara Costikyan) put it, is "sophisticated and exotic".
The Frugal Gourmet's description though is less flattering - this is not a cuisine that can be called "high class," but it is a cuisine that can be called delicious - although of course his selections of recipes are the more common ones.
Jeff Smith says the Filipinos love meat cooked in vinegar and this dish is the best example of such a thing and it is unusually delicious.
www.carinderia.net /cuisine.html   (716 words)

  
 Red Crane Books.Filipino Cuisine.Recipes from the Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He explains the use of guinamos, a paste of fermented shrimp or fish in the Visayas, and the use of hot chiles and spices to make curry in Mindanao.
There are far too few Filipino cookbooks on the market; most competitors appearing in non-durable paperback which may not survive the rigors of library lending.
This solid hardcover is perfect for a library's ethnic cookbook collection: over 200 recipes complete with a selection of fine color photos embellish an in-depth reference to the cuisine of many Philippine islands.
www.redcrane.com /cookbooks/filipino.htm   (217 words)

  
 James Logan Courier » Weekly Eater: The new Filipino cuisine
In the past, the average diner's road map of Filipino cuisine pretty much began and ended with lumpia (egg rolls), adobo (stew flavored with soy sauce, garlic and vinegar) and pancit (noodle dishes).
Filipino cuisine is a mix of its country's history, geography and culture.
Wanting to introduce their non-Filipino friends and co-workers to the cuisine, they were disappointed to realize that an elegant equivalent of a Straits or Tamarine or Amber India for Filipino food was nowhere to be found.
jameslogancourier.org /index.php?itemid=2333   (3690 words)

  
 Philippine Store - Filipino Cuisine: Recipes from the Islands (Red Crane Cookbook Series)
My daughter in law is Filipino and a very busy R.N. with little time to cook.
When I was growing up, my Mom would try to teach me all the Filipino dishes she knew.
She also would tell me the Filipino word for a particular vegetable but wouldn't know what it was in English.
astore.amazon.com /philippinebookstore-20/detail/1878610635   (625 words)

  
 Filipino Cuisine
From Jollibee to Kahayan Fiesta, the culinary art of Filipinos is spreading by word of mouth in the Sultanate.
"Filipino cuisine could easily be the original fusion cuisine, said Datin Hjh Zainah Bujang, General Manager of the Sheraton Utama Hotel.
After the Independence Day flag raising ceremony, visitors were served a Filipino breakfast of dried danggit (crispy fried fish) from Cebu, dried squid from Palawan, dried milkfish from Pangasinan, Sungee pomelo from Davao, and Argentina corned beef "air flown from the Philippines by Engineer Pio Benavidez," said Attache Virgilio Cajaljal, the master of ceremonies.
www.dipologcity.com /dipologcookinginsert.htm   (1183 words)

  
 Kainan filipino cuisine
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 info: Category:Filipino_cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Original fusion: Filipino cuisine (Chicago Sun-Times)Saturdays were all about suman.
Southern Boy cooks things he can't pronounce (Pensacola News Journal)Our Gulf coast cuisine has been influenced by the Spanish, French, and British; Filipino cuisine by the Chinese, Spanish, and American.
Filipino noodle dish that's got everyone talking (WABC-TV New York)In this week's Neighborhood Eats, we are headed to Queens to the Filipino restaurant "Lourdess," that's got everyone raving about their long noodle dish.
www.napoli-pizza.net /Category:Filipino_cuisine.html   (235 words)

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