The dish is referred to as Filipino Spaghetti to differentiate it from the traditional Italian Spaghetti. Filipino Spaghetti recipe has ground meat sauce instead of meatballs, sometimes come with slices of hotdogs or beef franks, and a little on the sweet side and not as tart as the Italian Spaghetti.
One of the most popular dishes found in these eateries is balbacua. This dish is well-loved by Visayan locals and foodies looking for something different. Balbacua is basically stewed oxtail and cow skin mixed with beans, peanut butter, and other spices. More exotic animal parts are sometimes thrown in to make the dish even tastier.
Lomi or Pancit Lomi is a Filipino-Chinese dish made with a variety of thick fresh egg noodles of about a quarter of an inch in diameter, soaked in lye water to give it more texture. Because of its popularity at least in the eastern part of Batangas, there are as many styles of cooking lomi as there are eateries, panciteria or restaurants offering the dish. Variations in recipes and quality are therefore very common.
Dinakdakan or grilled pork mask and ears. dinakdakan was originated in northern Luzon and is authentic Filipino dish. cooking dinakdakan is like cooking sisig with a twist. This is the the easist way to cook dinakdakan. So prepare all the ingredients and lets start to work.
Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa is a very simple yet delicious and nutritious vegetable recipe. This dish is a combination of string beans and squash simmered in coconut milk. To make the recipe even more nutritious shrimp can be used instead of pork.
Lechon kawali recipe or lechon Bocaue (Crispy Pan-Fried Roasted Belly Pork), is an all time popular pork recipe especially for meat lover. In Philippines, lechon always refer as roasted whole pig but with lechon kawali recipe it is just fried and crispy by cooking, but to reduce the oil from the meat i would rather use turbo broiler as a subsitute for frying.
Pork Menudo is a favorite Filipino dish which can be served on a day-to-day meal or for gatherings or special occasions. This sounds like Spanish food but it’s actually Filipino style. The food and its name were derived from Spanish due to Philippines was colonized by Spaniards for hundreds of years a long time ago.