Philippine Comfort Food For The Rainy Season

Philippine Comfort Food For The Rainy Season

  • Ginataang Halo-halo
  • Suam na Mais
  • Champorado
  • Bulalo
  • Arrozcaldo
  • Chicken Sopas
  • Batchoy
  • Tsokolate Batirol at Suman
  • Hot Pandesal
  • Dinuguan at puto
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Ginataang Halo-Halo
Ginataang Halo-Halo is an old-time favorite of Filipinos. Typically made with glutinous rice balls, tapioca pearls, sweet potatoes, purple yam, tropical fruits, and coconut milk. This is a delicious and filling snack especially if you love anything with coconut milk in it. Ginataang Halo-Halo is also perfect on rainy days.
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Suam na Mais
Suam na Mais is a healthy Corn soup with vegetables, corn, and shrimp. Suam na mais is a simple seafood and vegetable soup for the family. Easy and quick for busy moms.
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Champorado, also called chocolate rice, is a versatile food. It is usually eaten in the morning as breakfast but some eat it chilled as an after-school snack with evaporated milk poured over the top.
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Bulalo (FILIPINO BEEF MARROW STEW) is a Filipino stew made from beef shanks and marrow bones.
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Arrozcaldo is a type of congee, it can be eaten alone or you can add a variety of meats like chicken, tripe, or even fish. It is also best with fried tofu & pork on the side.
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Chicken Sopas
Chicken Sopas is a soup dish made primarily with elbow macaroni and chicken meat. This hearty soup is quite filling and can really be eaten as a meal by itself.
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Batchoy is a noodle soup made with pork offal, crushed pork cracklings, chicken stock, beef loin, and round noodles. Its origins can be traced to the district of La Paz, Iloilo City in the Philippines, hence it is often referred to as La Paz Batchoy.
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Tsokolate de Batirol
Tsokolate de batirol is a hot chocolate drink made from real cacao balls using a wooden whisk.
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Suman is made with glutinous (sticky) rice cooked in coconut milk, wrapped in leaves, and then steamed.

Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls) is a Filipino yeast roll and possibly one of the most popular breads in the Philippines. They can either be formed into balls or small batons and each roll is coated in breadcrumbs before baking. Despite their name, Pandesal is actually a little more sweet than salty. Here are the ingredients and procedure (…

Dinuguan is a Filipino savory stew of pork offal (typically lungs, kidneys, intestines, ears, heart, and snout) and/or meat simmered in a rich, spicy dark gravy of pig blood, garlic, chili (most often siling mahaba), and vinegar.
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Puto (Filipino Steamed Cake) is a Filipino snack that is served any time of the year. It is the perfect dish to bring to a gathering or potluck because it’s easy to eat and transport.  It is a steamed sweet cake that is traditionally made from ground rice.
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