Duhat is a local Philippine fruit that’s commonly referred to in English as Java plum. Continue reading “DUHAT”
This word has at least two different, unrelated meanings. The first is a verb. The second is a food item.
To help familiarize our website’s visitors with Filipino food in an easy way, we’ve drawn up a simple list of a few Philippine dishes and foodstuff commonly eaten in the Philippines. We’re still working on adding more pronunciation audio and photos. Remember to check back soon! 🙂
This is not a common Filipino word.
It is only frequently seen in the menu item inasal na petso which refers to the Visayan-style barbecue of a chicken breast. The Spanish word pecho refers to the breast, bust or bosom.
In the photo is the inasal na petso of the Chic-Boy restaurant chain.
Continue reading “PETSO”
Calamansi (spelled kalamansi in native Tagalog orthography) is a small, very round citrus fruit that’s ubiquitous in the Philippines. The fruits are often used when the thin rind is still green on the outside, and that is the color associated with it.
A popular Filipino treat with Japanese origins, haluhalo consists of a blend of fruits, sweet preserves, evaporated milk, and shaved ice. It is frequently topped with a scoop of ice cream. The name literally means “Mix-Mix” referring to the hodgepodge of ingredients.
This word is from the Spanish guisar (meaning: to stew).
to sautee, stir-fry
Igisa mo ito.
Sautee this. / Stir-fry this.