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Philippines: Food and Dining

Food and Dining : Islands PhilippinesDining in the Philippines is a gourmet adventure and the variety of food evokes words such as succulent, exotic, tangy, spicy, sweet, sour, colourful and plentiful. You can always find excellent food whether it's from a cramped sidewalk stall (kainan), or a posh restaurant, for the diversity of Filipino cultures is echoed in the variety of ingredients and cooking styles.

Food and Dining, Islands PhilippinesRice is the staple, although foreign recipes have become a regular practice in food preparation.

Coconut milk or gata is often used as an ingredient and popular dishes are lumpia (rolls) and pancit (noodles).

The most famous dish is lechon (roast pig) and because of its vast coastlines, the Philippines also has an abundance of excellent seafood. Most restaurants offer seafood cooked one way or another, the most popular being the broiled inihaw. Other dishes include shrimp, rock lobster, crab, oysters, squid and fish.

To cap a sumptuous meal there is a wide variety of desserts from fresh fruits to baked sweets.Manila Nigltlife, Islands Philippines

Philippines: Entertainment

Entertainment often follows a good meal. In Metro Manila there are nightly showbands, a wide range of music from pop, jazz, rock, even Broadway and in some places bands of local singers play original Filipino music.




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Common dishes

As with most Asian countries, the staple food in the Philippines is rice. It is most often steamed and served during meals.

Leftover rice is often fried with garlic to make sinangag, which is usually served at breakfast together with a fried egg and cured meat or sausages.

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