Sinigang is a popular soup dish among Filipinos. Its flavor base uses the tamarind fruit to give it a distinct salty and sour taste. Indeed, just a whiff of this warm dish would make your mouth water. But the initial sip can make your lips pucker from the sourness.
Crab rice is a prime example of the Filipinos inventiveness in the kitchen as well as their love for rice. In fact, no meal is complete unless rice is part of it. Hence, it is the regular of companion of a viand during mealtimes.
Sisig is a Filipino dish whose origins can be traced to Pampanga, a province located in the country’s central Luzon region. Nonetheless, you can eat it anywhere in the Philippines. It is popular as a meal and also as beer chow (pulutan).
Leche flan is the Filipino version of the Spanish flan. Its rich, thick custard is a combination of egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk, and evaporated milk poured over a hardened caramel topping. Some add a bit of dayap (lime) rind to the custard to freshen up the flavor.
Paella is a Spanish dish adapted by the Philippines. The local version offers the perfect union of Spanish-Filipino heritage served up in a pleasant and flavorful meal. Some tourists even say the paella served in Boracay is some of the best they have tasted anywhere in the world.
Seafood is abundant owing to the fortunate location of Boracay. So you can satisfy your cravings for a wide variety, starting with prawns, crabs, lobsters, and more.
Halo-halo is a must have during your paradise island getaway. It is the best way to cool you down after frolicking under the sun along the island’s famed White Beach. Halo-halo is the Filipino shaved ice sundae.
Pancit is a noodle dish in the Philippines. The country offers a variety of pancit dishes identified by the size of the noodle used. Some of your choices for this are pancit bihon with thin rice noodles, canton with thick egg noodles, and lomi with thick, short noodles.