8 Unusual Food Combinations Pinoys Enjoy
Our last article about the Balut (fertilized duck egg), Tilapia Ice Cream, Siling Labuyo Leche Flan, and Civet Cat Poop Coffee made it clear that the Philippines is no stranger to weird and exotic fare. To further stress this point, we've come up with a new confessional about our questionable eating habits.
In this article, we've listed down some unusual food combinations most Filipinos are familiar of. Some of these are strange (even gross) in theory, but trust our daredevil tastebuds, they are all surprisingly great.
If Goldilocks visited a Pinoy bear family's house, the story would definitely involve chocolate porridge and a piece or two of salted fish. We bet she'd enjoy it better this way, too.
Thank you, Manong Sorbetero, for introducing us to the beauty of eating sorbetes-filled monay.
Because ice cream > ketchup. Always.
The epitome of carbo-loading, ubiquitous in fiestas and your kapitbahay's birthday party.
If the TV ads were to be believed, 90s kids, literally, grew up eating this.
For the love of rice and all things sweet.
Pinoys, especially Batanguenos, love coffee so much; they pour it like soup on their steaming plain rice.
Would you believe that back in the 80s, this was deemed a healthy drink? It's supposed to be good for bodybuilders and athletes.
Which of these weird eating habits are you guilty of? Can you add more to the list?