Savory chicken adobo, porky lechon kawali, seafood-packed pancit palabok, and more — these umami-filled Filipino recipes are lip-smacking-good.

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Overhead view of suman next to a cut mango topped with sugar
Suman (Filipino Steamed Sticky Rice Cakes)
Overhead view of two bowls of Champorado and a side plate of candied anchovies
Champorado (Filipino Rice Porridge With Chocolate)
Embutido cut into 5 pieces and plated next to sauce and a serving of rice
Embutido (Filipino-Style Meatloaf)
Finished Buko Pandon on a white ceramic plate
Buko Pandan (Filipino Dessert Salad With Coconut and Pandan)
Maja Blanca
Maja Blanca (Filipino Coconut Pudding with Corn)
Overhead view of bibingka in cast iron pan
Bibingka (Filipino Rice Cake)
Bowl of kare kare set next to ramekin of shrimp paste and serving bowl of white rice
Kare-Kare (Filipino Curry)
Bulalo served in a bowl
Bulalo (Bone Marrow Soup)
Dinuguan served over bowl of rice, garnished with chiles and sliced scallions
Dinuguan (Filipino Pork Blood Stew)
pancit bihon
Pancit Bihon (Filipino Rice Noodles)
lumpiang shanghai
Lumpiang Shanghai (Filipino Egg Rolls)
sizzling sisig
Sizzling Sisig (Filipino Crispy Pork with Eggs)
Halo-Halo (Filipino Shaved Ice Dessert)
Kilawin: Grilled Pork, Punchy Sauce, Can't Lose
leche flan
Leche Flan (Filipino Baked Custard)
ube ice cream
Ube (Purple Yam) Ice Cream
ube halaya
Ube Halaya (Purple Yam Jam)
grilled tamarind chicken thighs
Grilled Tamarind Chicken Thighs
a serving bowl of pinakbet with a side of rice
Pinakbet (Filipino Vegetable Stew)
kinilaw (Filipino tuna ceviche) on a plate with a tropical print
Kinilaw (Filipino-Style Marinated Fish)
two turon on a plate with a scoop of ube ice cream dripping down the side
Turon (Filipino fried banana rolls)
a few pandesal on a light blue background, one in the back split open to see inside
Pandesal (Filipino Rolls)
tortang talong on a black plate with white rice and banana ketchup
Tortang Talong (Filipino Eggplant Omelette)
a plate of biko
Biko (Filipino Sticky Rice Cake)
Filipino Ukoy fritters on a a blue plate with dipping sauce and beer on the side
Ukoy (Filipino Shrimp and Vegetable Fritters)
a plate of pastillas de leche surrounded by more candy in wrappers
Pastillas de Leche (Filipino Milk Candies) Recipe
Chicken adobo with white rice on a plate
Chicken Adobo (Filipino-Style Braised Chicken)
Sinigang na Baboy (Filipino Pork in Sour Tamarind Soup) Recipe
Pancit Palabok (Filipino Noodles With Smoky Pork and Seafood Sauce) Recipe
Chicken Inasal on a white plate next to dipping sauce and a bowl of white rice
Chicken Inasal (Filipino Grilled Chicken)
an overhead photo Arroz Caldo (Filipino chicken and rice soup)
Arroz Caldo (Filipino Chicken and Rice Soup) Recipe
Filipino Spaghetti Sauce Recipe
Crispy Filipino-Style Fried Spareribs Recipe
Kaldereta Recipe
Mang Tomas (Filipino Pork Liver Sauce) Recipe
Sardines in Spicy Tomato Sauce from 'The Adobo Road Cookbook'
A pile of Filipino barbecue on skewers.
Filipino Barbecue Recipe | Grilling
Lechon Liempo (Filipino-Style Roasted Pork Belly) Recipe
Tocino (Filipino-Style Grilled Cured Pork) Recipe
Melon (Filipino Cantaloupe Juice) Recipe
Adobo-Marinated Grilled Pork Chops Recipe
Pork Adobo Recipe
Kale Greens in Coconut Milk from 'The Adobo Road Cookbook'
Pork and Vegetable Lumpia from 'The Adobo Road Cookbook'
Longanisa Recipe | Grilling
Tocino (Filipino-Style Grilled Cured Pork) | Grilling
Bikol Express in light green bowl next to a bowl of rice
Bicol Express (Filipino Stew With Pork, Coconut, and Chiles)
Chicken binakol served in white bowls.
Binakol na Manok (Filipino Chicken and Coconut Soup)