Is an Island country located in Southeast Asia with Manila as its capital city. The Philippines comprises 7,107 islands in the western Pacific Ocean, sharing maritime borders with Indonesia, Malaysia, Palau, the Republic of China (Taiwan), and Vietnam.
Philippine culture is a fusion of pre-Hispanic Austronesian, civilizations mixed with Hispanic, and American. It has also been influenced by Chinese, Arab, and Indian cultures . Culture
Kilawing bunog (raw young of a mudfish) These are eaten raw spiced up with vinegar or citrus juice, pepper, and salt .
Food in the Philippines Adobong pusa or cat adobo Do you know that even cats are eaten by people in the Philippines? They cook it in adobo style, saut é ed with garlic, onion and laurel leaf seasoned with soy sauce and vinegar. This is a favorite appetizer during their drinking spree.
Adobo/ prito o litsong daga or adobo/ fried or roasted rat Rats from the rice paddies are also eaten. They would skin them, cut the head, the tail, and the legs then all internal organs are removed. Actually these rodents are clean because they only feed on rice. Cooking is done the adobo way deep fried. It can also be roasted like chicken.
deep fried frogs adobo style
Snakes/ snake adobo
Lizard adobo / a lizard/ lizard's egg
A beetle fried beetle
A mole cricket / fried camaro/ dried adobo/
A grasshopper / Fried grasshopper / Adobo
A Golden snail (kuhol)/ Ginatang Kuhol
This one is what I consider the most bizarre of them all. These worms can be found on rotten trees or rotten stack of rice hays. They are usually cooked by deep frying it. It can also be sautéed with garlic, onion, tomato and pepper. I haven't tasted this one yet.
It is called jumping salad because the shrimps are prepared alive and eaten alive. Spiced up with citrus juice or grated unripe mango, salt and msg. as easy as that