Adobo has been around since the Pre-Hispanic Period, when locals added vinegar and salt to cooked meat to preserve it. Adobo has a sour and mild to salty taste.
Pinakbet is an authentic Filipino dish of vegetables, and this recipe is originally from the Northern provinces. The vegetables are cooked in shrimp or fish sauce until they’re tender.
If you’re feeling brave, why not try some balut because it tastes really good. For the best balut, go to Pateros, but if it’s out of the way, don’t let that stop you from experiencing a good delicacy since balut is available throughout the Philippines.
Laing has a pungent taste and uses taro leaves as the main ingredient, while pinangat will ensure you get a tingling sensation on your tongue because of lemongrass, which gives a mild biting taste.