Featured photo taken by Mayette Garcia during the FIBA Asia finals (PHI vs China).
Boy Bawang mixed nuts, Nagaraya cracker nuts, peanuts, San Mig Super Dry…
The Filipino word for ‘snack’ is meryenda, referring to something eaten between meals, often at mid-morning or mid-afternoon.
Tsitsirya are thought of as junk food in the Philippines. Examples of favorite Filipino tsitsirya: corn chips and cheese curls
Pulutan can be munchies or finger food eaten while drinking beer or liquor.
Baon is the packed lunch or snack Filipinos bring to school or work or when traveling.
According to a very scientific survey conducted in the Philippines, the most popular snacks among Filipinos are as follows:
1. baked goods (that includes sandwiches, ensaymada, and pandesal with peanut butter)
2. fruit (banana, mango…)
And your favorite snack is… ?