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Meat in Philippine Cuisine. The commonly used Filipino word for “meat” is karne, from the Spanish carne.

  • Hardinera of Quezon Province
    Posted in: Meat

    Photo of hardinera by Mildred Cruz. Hardinera (from the Spanish jardinera) is a famous meatloaf dish from Quezon Province. It is traditionally prepared in a llanera (oval-shaped tin mold). Recipe and more information about this Filipino specialty dish after the website upgrade. Please do check back. Salamat!

  • Adidas + Saluyot
    Posted in: Meat

    Adidas + Saluyot by Mommy Shelette.

    In the Philippines, adidas refers to chicken feet.

    The usage derives from the fact that the chicken’s three claws are reminiscent of the trefoil logo of the German shoe company Adidas.

  • Pork Steak Bistek Style
    Pork Steak
    Posted in: Meat

    Featured Photo is Pork Steak bistek style by Mayette M. Garcia.

    This is the pork version of the popular bistek (Filipino beefsteak).

  • Dinuguan at Puto
    Dinuguan at Puto
    Posted in: Meat

    Photo by Mayette Garcia of Dinuguan at Puto.

    Dinuguan is a Filipino stew distinguished for having pig’s blood as a base. Other iconic ingredients of dinuguan are offal (hearts, liver, kidney, pig’s ears, etc.), vinegar, garlic and onions.

  • Chicken Afritada with Tender Juicy Hotdog
    Posted in: Meat

    Chicken Afritada with Hotdog Slices by Mommy Shelette

  • Paklay: Filipino Dish
    Posted in: Meat

    Paklay by Angie Pastor.

    Intestines, heart and lungs of a pig — those are among the internal organs that are the ingredients in the somewhat sour and salty soup of paklay, a Visayan dish most associated with Davao on the southern island of Mindanao.

  • papaitan
    Posted in: Meat

    Papaitan by Angie Pastor.

    Also known as pinapaitan.

    From the Tagalog word pait, which means “bitter.”

  • Pininyahang Manok (Pineappled Chicken)
    Pininyahang Manok
    Posted in: Meat

    Pininyahang Manok (Pineappled Chicken) by Mommy Shelette.

    Filipino language lesson!

    pinya = pineapple (from the Spanish piña)
    manok = chicken

    The name of dish can be literally translated as “pineappled chicken” from Tagalog.

  • Filipino Dish Igado
    Posted in: Meat, Recipes

    Igado by Angie Pastor. This is an Ilocano dish that’s popular not only in the Ilocos provinces, but in other parts of the Philippines and overseas Filipino communities as well. The main ingredients of igado are strips of meat, liver, and other animal organs cooked with garlic, onions, and bell peppers.

  • Bopis: Filipino Food
    Posted in: Meat, Recipes

    Bopis is a spicy Filipino dish made of small pieces of offal such as pork lungs, spleen and heart that are sautéed in onions and garlic, then simmered in vinegar. It is good pulutan, which is eaten while drinking liquor. BOPIS NA MAY GATA MGA SANGKAP 1 buong baga ng baboy 1 puswelong kakang gata […]