Tuyo is a dried salted fish (tuyo actually meaning dried). The process of salting and drying preserves the fish and you can actually safely store this for some time. This is done to a number of kinds of fish so you can have different variants of tuyo.
Pata Tim is a popular braised pork leg dish served in Chinese Restaurants in the Philippines it is similar to paksiw na pata without the vinegar. It is usually served in a bed of blanch Chinese vegetables. Pork pata dishes are the favourite of most Pinoy this is very evident in the popularity of pork leg dishes like crispy pata, nilagang pata and as mentioned paksiw na pata.
Also called bichu-bichu or bitsu-bitsu, this native delicacy is made with fried rice flour then coated with muscovado sugar syrup. Its like a combination of making palitaw and banacue. The rice flour based “dough” is usually twisted and deep fried. Then it is placed in a mix of muscovado sugar then dried out. The sugar then “re-crystallize” making a crisp coating for the fried rice flour. The result is a local delicacy that crisp and sweet in the outside yet chewy inside.