Adobo is a traditional Filipino food. It can be made with chicken or pork. It also is eaten with white rice.
It is a dish that is made out of taro leaves, cooked in coconut milk. Bits of meat or prawn and chilli are added to add a bit punch to the dish. This is also served with white rice.
Turon is fried banana with jackfruit wrapped in lumpia spring roll wrapper. It is a sweet snack. Sometimes it is sprinkled with brown sugar on top for a glaze.
Are there some foods that are essential to your culture? What are they, and why are they important?
Lumpia – like spring rolls but don’t cook the spring roll wrapper just wrapped in wrapper, unique, healthy.
Pancit – noodles
Do some foods make you feel like you are in your homeland or take you back to your childhood?
Taho – with vanilla extract
Fish balls - served with soy sauce for dipping, usually sold on streets
Who usually grows food in your culture?
People within the province (community), if you have land that is big enough you can grow veggies and other stock there.
Who usually cooks food in your culture?
Which foods do you eat only on special occassions?
Pancit and Filipino spaghetti.
Are there particular pieces of equipment you use in growing, preparing and sharing food?
No, normal cooking appliances are used.
When is the main meal of the day, and how do people usually share meals?
Dinner, in the pot or cookware the meal was cooked in and the dish will be shared.
This meal is very nutritious as provides, vegetables an protein and it is fun for a kid to eat and it is commonly cooked food within the Philippines.