What is Filipino Food?

Imagine a native Malay cook with a Chinese roommate being taught by a Spanish Chef with a love affair for everything American and you will begin to understand what Filipino food is all about.

Filipino food offers a bold combination of sweet, sour, and salty flavours. There is often an aspect of counterpoint in each dish where contrasting flavours such as sweet and salty are paired together to create delicious combinations. Filipino cuisine has had many cultural influences throughout its development. Chinese traders, Spanish settlers, and American soldiers have all contributed to the cuisine.

Filipino food is simple honest food. It’s a natural fusion of many different cultures all served over rice. Come discover the diverse flavours and explore different food combinations.